Arts & Culture

UK Dance Program 'In Flight' With New Show

UK Dance faculty and students talk about program and upcoming production, "In Flight."

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 17, 2017) Dance students in the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance will present the department's next production in the Main Stage Season. "In Flight" Dance Concert will soar across the Guignol Theatre stage Jan. 27-29.

"In Flight" includes performances from UK dance minors performing work of guest choreographers Jessica Pearson, assistant professor of dance at Rhode Island College; Anthony Alterio, UK Dance Program faculty member; Stephanie Harris, instructor and guest artist at UK; Lucy Escher, choreographer from New Orleans and dance instructor at UK Theatre; and Susie Thiel, director of the UK Dance Program.  

This dance production will take flight 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27 and 28, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Tickets are $15 for the general public and are $10 for UK students with a valid ID through the Singletary Center box office. Processing fees will be added to ticket purchase. To purchase tickets, contact the box office at 859-257-4929, visit online at or purchase in person during operating hours.

The UK Department of Theatre and Dance at UK College of Fine Arts has played an active role in the performance scene in Central Kentucky for more than 100 years. Students in the program get hands-on training and one-on-one mentorship from the renowned professional theatre faculty. The liberal arts focus of their bachelor's degree program is coupled with ongoing career counseling to ensure a successful transition from campus to professional life.

artwork for UK Theatre & Dance's "In Flight"
"In Flight" includes performances from UK dance minors performing work of choreographers Jessica Pearson, Anthony Alterio, Stephanie Harris, Lucy Escher and Susie Thiel.

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