American Repertory Ballet Presents 'Rep at Rider' in September

Princeton-based ballet school will preview its 2012-13 season in Rider University's Bart Luedeke Center Theater.
Sunday, September 9, 2012

American Repertory Ballet previews its 2012-2013 season with performances in Rider University’s Bart Luedeke Center Theater Friday, September 21, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 22, at 2 p.m.

The program will feature Douglas Martin's elegantly expressive Ephemeral Possessions, excerpts from Trinette Singleton's athletic Cappriccios and Mary Barton's sensual Straight Up with a Twist and more.  The performances are part of the Ballet’s residency at Rider University, which includes master classes for students enrolled in Rider’s Dance program and lecture-demonstrations for the community.

The company will also present a lecture-demonstration on Wednesday, September 19, at noon in the Bart Luedeke Center Theater.  Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend.

Rider University and American Repertory Ballet’s school, the Princeton Ballet School, have a unique relationship that allows Rider University dance majors and minors to complete their studio course requirements at the Princeton Ballet School while earning an undergraduate degree in Fine and Performing Arts with a concentration in dance.  Students also have the opportunity to double major, combining dance with Elementary Education, Theater, Communications or Business. 

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and Rider University faculty and staff.  Tickets for Rider University students is $5. Rider University is located at 2083 Lawrenceville Road in Lawrenceville, N.J. To order tickets call 609-896-7775 or go to www.rider.edu/arts.  Tickets will also be available at the door.

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American Repertory Ballet (photo: Peter Cook)