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Dance Fusion Welcomes Four University Dance Programs to Collin College

October 25, 2012 –The annual Dance Fusion Concert presented by the Department of Dance at Collin College will feature works by Texas Christian University, Texas A&M, University of Texas at Austin, and The University of Central Oklahoma on November 9 & 10, 2012.

Shows are 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, at the John Anthony Theatre located on the Spring Creek Campus, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano.

Tickets are $8 for general admission and $6 for students and senior citizens.

Collin College is welcoming four of the top university dance programs in Texas as part of the 2012 Dance Fusion Concert. This concert will introduce Collin College students and the community to many different styles of dance, including work from guest choreographers Linda Lehovec, Jane Weiner, Alex Ketley, and David Parsons.  According to Tiffanee Arnold, chair of Dance at Collin College, “This is an opportunity for our students to work with notable university dance programs, and see how an associate degree from Collin [College] will allow them to open doors to many of these four-year programs.”

The Collin Dance Ensemble, the resident performing company for Collin College, is a vibrant company that performs innovative contemporary modern dance. Under the direction of Tiffanee Arnold, Collin Dance Ensemble’s goal is to produce dance works at the highest level of artistic excellence. The company tours throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area, performing in local concerts and festivals. The dance company attends and performs at the American College Dance Festival annually and has been selected for the Gala Performance at the regional festivals six times.

Collin Dance Ensemble hosts Dance Fusion, an annual dance event featuring professional dance companies. These invited artists and companies perform with CDE to expose students and the community to various dance styles and dance companies.

Tickets are available at the door or online at www.collin.edu/dance.

Call 972.881.5107 for more information about Dance Fusion.

Collin College serves nearly 53,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.