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New York's Premier Modern Dance Ensemble to Appear on Stage

New York's Premier Modern Dance Ensemble to Appear on Stage

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     The Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center presents the Paul Taylor Dance Company on Tuesday, April 1,  at 7:30 p.m. One of the most exquisite dance companies - it's Paul Taylor Dance.  The stunning,  cutting-edge performance includes Diggity, Musical Offering and Black Tuesday, which was featured on a PBS special. "The American Spirit soars whenever Taylor's dancers dance!"  - San Francisco Chronicle. Tickets are $36 (regular) and $34 (discount). Students can purchase a ticket for $10. A master class will be held at 11 a.m. the day of the performance. Advanced reservations for the master class are required.

     The Paul Taylor Dance Company, now in its 53rd year, is one of the world's most exquisite ensembles. The Paul Taylor Dance Company has performed Mr. Taylor's works in more than 500 cities in 62 countries. It has represented the United States at arts festivals in more than 40 countries and has toured extensively under the aegis of the U.S. Department of State. In 1997 the Company toured throughout India in celebration of that nation's 50th Anniversary. The Company’s 1999 engagement in Chile was named the Best International Dance Event of 1999 by the country's Art Critics' Circle. In the summer of 2001 the Company toured in The People's Republic of China and performed in six cities, four of which had never seen American modern dance before. In the spring of 2003 the Company mounted an award-winning four-week, seven-city tour of the United Kingdom.

     For more information regarding the Paul Taylor Dance Company and other upcoming events, to make reservations for the master class, or to purchase tickets, please contact the Arts Center by phone at 269-7200 or 1-800-846-2728 or visit our website at http://www.upj.pitt.edu/ArtsCenter. For additional information about the Paul Taylor Dance Company, visit their website at http://www.ptdc.org/.

     Metlife Foundation is proud to sponsor the Paul Taylor Dance Company's 2007-2008  National tour.  Additional support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, donors to the Paul Taylor Foundation,Inc. and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.  Local funding is supported by the Frank Blackington Endowment.

Posted by Shook, Kimberly on 2/28/2008 10:40:00 AM