Great Leaps tickets on sale

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Date: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

Tickets are currently on sale for the popular Great Leaps dance concert, performing one night only on Tuesday, December 6 at 7:30 pm in the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Performing Arts Center. This annual event features over 150 dancers from the UH Hilo Performing Arts Department, Hawaiʻi Community College dance classes and invited guests from the community.

Featured pieces include Jazz and Ballet dance choreographed by Celeste Staton, including excerpts from the Nutcracker Ballet, the famous "Pas de deux" featuring Performing Arts majors Heather Cloud and Joshua Tavares, and Rebecca Baumsteiger performing the Sugar Plum Fairy solo, Modern Dance and Aerial Dance choreographed by Annie Bunker, Tap Dance taught by Cheryl Aue, and contemporary pieces by Grady Sullivan, Stephanie Shepherd, and Dori Yamada.

The performance is open seating, and tickets are $6 General, $4 for Students, Seniors, Children, Faculty and Staff, and available at the Box Office or online at artscenter.uhh.hawaii.edu. Advance ticket purchase is recommended due to the popularity of the event.

For disability accommodation, contact Heidi Veilleux at 933-3209 (V) or 933-3334 (TTY) at least 10 working days prior to the event.


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