Students to perform in Spring Dance Festival, Feb. 18-20

Natasha Kalimada

Sophomore Natasha Kalimada rehearses her piece, "Awakening," which will be performed in the Feb. 18-20 Spring Dance Festival.     Photo: Denise Applewhite

Thirty-three students will perform in the Program in Theater and Dance's annual Spring Dance Festival Friday through Sunday, Feb. 18-20, at the Berlind Theatre.

Curtain times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 18-19, and 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20.

This year's festival is directed by Ze'eva Cohen, head of dance, and co-directed by faculty member Rebecca Lazier. The students will perform in choreography by Cohen, Lazier and colleague Dyane Harvey; and guest choreographer Regina Nejman.

In addition, the concert will feature 11 student-choreographed works that were developed in Lazier's and Cohen's classes.

Tickets are $15 for the general public, $10 for students and senior citizens, and $5 for children. They are available by contacting the McCarter box office at (609) 258-2787 or visiting the University Ticketing Web site.