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Orchesis to Perform April 20 and 21

Posted: April 9, 2012

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring concert on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, in Wilson's Appenzellar-Buchanan Dance Studio. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a Saturday matinee at 1 p.m., followed by question-and-answer session with the choreographers and dancers.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:
April 9, 2012
CONTACT: Paula Kellinger, Professor of Dance
Phone: 717-264, 4141, Ext. 3274, or 717-263-9147
Email: paula.kellinger @wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring concert on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, in Wilson's Appenzellar-Buchanan Dance Studio. Performances will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with a Saturday matinee at 1 p.m. followed by question-and-answer session with the choreographers and dancers.

The performances are open to the public. Tickets will be available at the door; however, seating is limited so reservations are encouraged. To reserve seats, contact Wilson Professor of Dance Paula Kellinger at 717-263-9147 or paula.kellinger@wilson.edu.

Ticket prices are:

  • General admission - $10
  • Students with I.D. - $3
  • Children under 12 – Free

Orchesis was founded at Wilson in 1942 under the direction of Roberta Jones to further the liberal arts education and encourage young women to explore ideas through movement. Today, the ensemble is under the direction of Kellinger, a dancer and choreographer who produces her own work and guest teaches abroad.

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Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pa. Wilson offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 areas and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. The college’s 2011-12 enrollment in the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs is 746 and includes 21 students from 10 foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu for more information.

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Last Updated: April 20, 2012