BRATTLEBORO >> Tickets are on sale now for the Brattleboro School of Dance annual spring concert, "For You with Love" at the New England Youth Theatre on 100 Flat Street.
Artistic director Jennifer Moyse says "For You With Love" is a collection of dance pieces in varying styles offered as a gift to the audience from the BSD community. "This year marks the fortieth anniversary of the school's founding. So many of those early students now have their own children studying with us. We dance with gratitude for the years of support we've received."
Concert choreography is by faculty and alumni, featuring a special Company piece about communication in the age of technology choreographed by Moyse, Jamie Harrison Gehring and new guest choreographer Ericka Klemperer. Another longer piece is choregraphed by faculty member Rachel Hebert.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21. There is also a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, May 22. General admission for each show is $18 and $15 for seniors and children under 12 years old. Advance tickets can be purchased at www.ForYouWithLove.brownpapertickets.com or at the Brattleboro School of Dance studios on 22 High Street in Brattleboro on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds go to support the Company of Muses scholarship fund.
Company of Muses is a non-profit organization made up of faculty, family, and friends of the Brattleboro School of Dance whose purpose is to raise funds for dance scholarships for BSD students, faculty, and alumni. Its mission is to provide for the education in the performing arts of youths and adults in the New England area, primarily but not exclusively through the Brattleboro School of Dance. For more information, visit www.companyofmuses.org.
Brattleboro School of Dance was founded in 1976 with the mission to provide high-quality training to dancers of any age or ability level, whether they seek training for a career in dance or as a means of personal fulfillment. The school's commitment to excellence in physical and artistic expression is rooted in its philosophy that dance impacts all areas of one's life, instilling poise, grace, strength, and discipline. Students develop at their own pace in a family-friendly atmosphere that is supportive of their growth and personal goals. For more information, visit www.brattleboroschoolofdance.com.