Westminster College Dance Theatre to Present Annual Show March 21-23

Monday, March 18, 2013

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Dance Theatre will present its annual spring show Thursday-Saturday, March 21-23, in Orr Auditorium.  The performance, which involves 40 students, is open to the public.

This year's theme, "Dance Until the World Ends," will feature a variety of dance styles choreographed by current dance members. Showtime Thursday and Friday is 8 p.m.; Saturday's matinee is at 2 p.m.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children (age five and up) and senior citizens, and will be available at the door.  Westminster students, faculty, and staff can attend for $1.

Dance Theatre, established at Westminster more than 30 years ago, is open to all students interested in dance and movement.  Weekly technique classes are supplemented by periodic master classes conducted by guest artists.  The annual show highlights the year's activities and participation is by audition.

Gina Sharbaugh, Westminster senior associate director of admissions, is celebrating her 26th year as Dance Theatre's artistic director. 

Contact Sharbaugh at (724) 946-7104 or email for more information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 377 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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