April 30, 2003
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A KALEIDOSCOPE ARTS FESTIVAL EVENT
KORESH DANCE COMPANY TO PERFORM SATURDAY AT
SRU’S MILLER AUDITORIUM
ROCK, Pa. – Renowned for its powerful stage presence and high
energy, Philadelphia’s Koresh Dance Company will perform at 8
p.m. Saturday [May 3] in Slippery Rock University’s Miller
Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door for $5; $3 for
in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer Ronen Koresh, the troupe
presents an exciting blend of ballet, modern and jazz molded into a
style of choreography that is both eloquent and explosive.
Company performances feature an eclectic repertoire of work by
Koresh as well as guest artists such as world-renowned
choreographer Donald Byrd and Brian Sanders of Momix. In each
performance, Koresh dancers strive to offer their audiences a
balance of dark and intense, lighthearted, and sensual pieces.
acclaimed work attracts a continually increasing audience across
the nation, and Koresh's reputation for passion and outstanding
technique regularly results in sold-out performances, according to
its Web site. The company presents bi-annual, home-season concerts,
and performs on tour at various national festivals, performing arts
centers, university performance venues and charity benefits.
performance is the grand finale of “Kaleidoscope,” the
university’s annual arts festival. Speakers, concerts,
comedy acts, a Civil War re-enactment, a quilt showcase and outdoor
sculpture exhibit have established Kaleidoscope as a fun-filled
event for the whole family, as well as a tourist attraction.
Slippery Rock Eagle