Scripps Dances into Spring 2009

CLAREMONT, California – April 14, 2009

Scripps Dances, the annual spring concert of the Scripps College Dance Department, will take place on Friday, April 17, 2009, at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 18, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., in Scripps College’s Performing Arts Center, Garrison Theater. The program features original dance pieces choreographed by students, faculty, and guest artists, and is open to the public.

Providing an opportunity for students, faculty, and guest artists to debut original choreography and performance work, Scripps Dances is the highlight of the Dance Department’s spring calendar. This year’s concert brings the work of five Scripps students—Julia Cost ’09, Sydney Freggiaro ’09, Karen Diaz ’09, J. Lindsay Brown ’10, and Ashli Duncan ’11—to the stage, and includes the culmination of two senior projects. The concert also features 44 student dancers from the Claremont Colleges.

Tickets will be sold at the Garrison Theater box office beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. General admission is $10; $5 for seniors, Claremont College students, faculty, and staff. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call the Scripps Dance Department (909) 607-2934.

About Scripps College

Scripps College was founded in 1926 by Ellen Browning Scripps, a pioneering philanthropist and influential figure in the worlds of education, publishing, and women’s rights. Today, Scripps is a nationally top-ranked liberal arts college and women’s college with approximately 950 students, and is a member of The Claremont Colleges in southern California. The mission of Scripps College is to educate women to develop their intellects and talents through active participation in a community of scholars, so that as graduates they may contribute to society through public and private lives of leadership, service, integrity, and creativity.


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