PR # 201 April 9, 2009
RVCC TO PRESENT FACULTY-STUDENT DANCE CONCERT FEATURING CHOREOGRAPHY BY GUEST ARTIST RANDY JAMES
The Visual and Performing Arts Department at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) will present the Faculty-Student Dance Concert, Wednesday and Thursday, May 6 and 7, at 8 p.m. The event will be held in the Nash Theatre at the College?s North Branch Campus.
More than 100 students?from beginning levels to semi-professional?will perform in original dances choreographed by both RVCC faculty and students. The concert features many dance styles, including ballet, modern and jazz, and is the culmination of the semester's work in RVCC?s Modern Dance, Ballet, Jazz and Choreography classes.
The program features choreography by guest artist Randy James. A full-time associate professor of Dance at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, James has received the New Jersey Governor?s Award in Arts Education. His piece, ?Among the stars that have a different birth,? is being performed by RVCC students.
General admission tickets cost $10 in advance ($12 at the door). Tickets for students and seniors cost $5 in advance ($7.50 at the door). For tickets, call 908-725-3420. For more information, call 908-218-8876.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development.
The College is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community?s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .