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10/21/2015

Winthrop Dance Theatre 2015 Features Bodiography Creator Maria Caruso

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 Maria Caruso created Bodiography to celebrate dancers of all shapes and sizes.
 Show times are 8 p.m. Nov. 12-14 and 2 p.m. Nov. 15.

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ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – When choreographer Maria Caruso created her company Bodiography, she set out to celebrate dancers of all shapes and sizes. She has since won acclaim for her groundbreaking choreography that especially focuses on health issues and inspiring others.

Caruso will be the featured guest choreographer at Winthrop University Dance Theatre 2015, opening Nov. 12 in Johnson Theatre.

The Winthrop Dance Theatre always features a full evening of original works choreographed by Winthrop faculty and guest artists. It’s a unique display of the talent of 34 students from South Carolina, North Carolina, West Virginia, Delaware and Florida.

Students also get in on the action behind-the-scenes: theatre majors Aisha Addison (Goose Creek, South Carolina) and Madia Medico (Summerville, South Carolina) step in as stage manager and lighting designer.

Program Director and Assistant Professor of Dance Meg Schriffen will direct.

Show times are 8 p.m. Nov. 12-14 and 2 p.m. Nov. 15. Tickets are $5 for students with an ID and $10 general admission. It is an approved cultural event and open to the public.

For more information, e-mail Schriffen at schriffenm@winthrop.edu.

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