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Wilson 'Orchesis" Student Dance Ensemble to Perform Nov. 12 and 13

Posted: November 2, 2010

11/2/2010 The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual fall concert on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13, 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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010

CONTACT: Paula Kellinger, Professor of Dance
Phone: 717-264, 4141, Ext. 3274 or 717-263-9147
Email: paula.kellinger@wilson.edu

WILSON COLLEGE ‘ORCHESIS’ STUDENT DANCE ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM NOV. 12 AND 13

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual fall concert on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 12 and 13, 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.

The performance of “On Edge - Dances on the Brink” will feature dances choreographed by Wilson College faculty and students.

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 - $8
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. Since 1986, the ensemble has been under the direction of Kellinger, a dancer and choreographer who produces her own work and guest teaches abroad.

For more information, visit http://www.wilson.edu/wilson/asp/content.asp?id=493.

Wilson is an independent college with a proud history of educating women since 1869 through rigorous study of the liberal arts and sciences. Today, Wilson’s mission also includes women and men enrolled in adult degree and graduate programs. Guided by its Honor Principle and distinguished by a commitment to transformative student growth, Wilson College prepares all of its graduates for fulfilling lives and professions, ethical leadership and humane stewardship of our communities and our world. Wilson, which is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 fields, teacher certification for college graduates, and a master’s degree in education. This year, Wilson enrolled nearly 800 students from 21 states and 13 foreign countries.

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