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 Pittsburgh dance company invites SRU's Keller to show her moves 




November 28, 2007

Contact: K.E. Schwab  




Pittsburgh dance company invites SRU's Keller to show her moves


SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Jennifer Keller, associate professor of dance, has created some great dance moves. So great in fact, she's been invited to show them off in a hybrid "dance technology" program when Pittsburgh's LABCO Dance presents "Private Domain" to open its 2007-08 season.

            Keller's "Interior Spaces" choreography premiers as a commissioned dance piece for the company. She said the company is committed to advancing the daring art of movement. The show opens at
8 p.m. Friday at the New Hazlett Theater on Allegheny Square E. Additional performances are at 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. 

            "It was exciting to be asked to choreograph a work for Pittsburgh's leading, cutting-edge dance company," Keller said. "The work explores the interior spaces of the audiences' mind, the dancers' bodies and the theatrical space. This techno-driven dance explores frames and boundaries, projecting a constantly shifting landscape onto the floor where the dancers converge like moths to a light."

            The show will also include a premiere by choreographer Pavel Zustiak in conjunction with costume and set designer Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, and a repertory work by artistic director Gwen

            Hunter Ritchie, which is being restaged in collaboration with dance videographer Lynne Wimmer.

            For tickets call ProArts Ticket Service at 412.394.3353 or visit:

            The project is underwritten by the Allegheny Regional Asset District, the Howard Heinz Endowments, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Princess Grace Foundation, Jody R. Schurman, Breathe Yoga Studio and others.


Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.



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