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Wilson's Orchesis Dance Troupe to Perform April 16, 17

Posted: April 7, 2010

4/7/2010 The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual spring concert on Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, in Wilson’s Appenzellar-Buchanan Dance Studio in Davison Hall.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: April 7, 2010
CONTACT: Paula Kellinger, Professor of Dance
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3274
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 16 and 17, in Wilson’s Appenzellar-Buchanan Dance Studio in Davison Hall. Performances will be at 7 p.m. each night, with a Saturday matinee at 1 p.m.

Orchesis will perform work by choreographers Julie Mayo and Wilson Professor of Dance Paula Kellinger, as well as pieces by Wilson 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 Kellinger at 717-263-9147 or paula.kellinger@wilson.edu.

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. 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 the Wilson College website at www.wilson.edu.

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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 a master’s degree in education. The college’s 2009-10 enrollment in both the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs is 838 and includes students from 20 states and 18 foreign countries. Wilson is committed to environmental sustainability and to preparing leaders who will serve their communities and professions effectively.

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