2019-02-08 / Arts & Entertainment

USC Dance Company to perform contemporary dance repertory

Contributed by Kevin Bush

UofSC dancers John L. Green II (bottom) and Michale McManus Photo by Jason Ayer UofSC dancers John L. Green II (bottom) and Michale McManus Photo by Jason Ayer The University of S.C. Department of Theatre and Dance will present the USC Dance Company in concert February 12– 15 at Drayton Hall Theatre, 1214 College Street.

Show time for the concert is 7:30 p.m. nightly. Tickets are $15 for students, $20 for USC faculty/ staff, military, and seniors, and $22 for the general public, and can be purchased online at dance.sc.edu or by phone at 803-777-2551.

Repertory for the concert features a mix of contemporary dance works, including The Waiting Room by Salvatore Aiello, Here We Are by Peter Powlus, and premieres by UofSC Associate Professor Tanya Wideman

Davis and Instructor Olivia Waldrop.

The Waiting Room is being set on the university dancers by guest artist Mia Cunningham, longtime principal dancer with North Carolina Dance Theatre ( now Charlotte Ballet) in Charlotte, NC. Since retirement from professional dance in 2008, Cunningham has worked as an adjunct professor in dance for Winthrop University and Davidson College, and has instructed for various dance academies in North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas.

For more information about the concert or the University of South Carolina dance program, contact Kevin Bush by phone at 803-777-9353 or via email at bushk@mailbox.sc.edu.

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