IU Northwest Festival of Dance Set for February 13-15, 2015

rot4The Indiana University Northwest Dance Company invites the community for its annual Festival of Dance, set for 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13 and 14 and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 15 at Theatre Northwest on Grant, 3660 Grant St., located one mile west of the main campus at 37th Avenue and Grant Street.

The six dances that will be performed represent a diverse range of dance styles, from Afro-modern to musical theatre jazz, and contemporary pointe.

The choreography is by IU Northwest Dance Company Director Megan Lindsay as well as student choreographer, Lauren Rouse. The lighting for the show is done entirely by performing arts students.

Participation in the IU Northwest Dance Company is open to adults 18 years of age and older. IU Northwest students, regardless of their academic major, are invited to participate in auditions as well as dancers of every skill level from the general community. Beginners are welcome.

Tickets are $5 and advance reservations are strongly recommended as seating is limited for this popular event.

For information, or to reserve your seat, call (219) 980-6808.

About Indiana University Northwest
As one of seven Indiana University campuses, IU Northwest leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of more than 6,000 students from the state’s most diverse and industrialized region. Committed to helping its local Northwest Indiana communities thrive, IU Northwest is best-known for providing a personal, quality and affordable education close to home. IU Northwest positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its four-year medical doctorate program. For more information, please visit www.iun.edu.