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Friday , February 08 , 2013 , 08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The performance by Gallim Dance on Friday, February 8, 2013 at 8pm has been canceled due to the impending storm. Ticket holders have the following options: attend the performance on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8pm; receive a gift certificate to be used for a Breaking Ground Dance Series performance during the 2013-2014 season; return tickets for a tax deductible donation to the Center for the Arts; or receive a refund. Please call the Wesleyan University Box Office at 860-685-3355 for more information. Click here to read the text of the talk about Gallim Dance prepared by dance scholar Debra Cash: http://www.wesleyan.edu/cfa/texts/spring13/gallim_cash.pdf The free, 90 minute Master Class with Andrea Miller on Saturday, February 9, 2013 has been moved from 11am in the Bessie Schonberg Dance Studio; to 2pm in the CFA Dance Studio. There is limited space, so advanced registration is encouraged. Please call the Wesleyan University Box Office at 860-685-3355 to register. "Sexy, reckless and edgy as hell, this performance [is as] exciting as high art can get."--Nashville Scene Andrea Miller, Artistic Director of Gallim Dance, took the Center for the Arts by storm when her company performed at DanceMasters Weekend in 2011. Hailed for their quick wit, technical virtuosity, and visceral movement style, Ms. Miller's works embody fearless physicality. At the same time, her choreography is grounded by deep humanity, and is expressed through the madness and joy of the imagination. At Wesleyan, Gallim Dance will perform the New England premiere of "Mama Call" (2011), a contemporary tale of border-crossing, and "Pupil Suite" (2010), set to the contagious music of Israeli band Balkan Beat Box. Ms. Miller was the 2011 recipient of Wesleyan's Mariam McGlone Emerging Choreographer Award. A Breaking Ground Dance Series event presented by the Dance Department and the Center for the Arts. Made possible by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and co-sponsored by the Jewish and Israel Studies Program and the Rosenberg Family Fund for Jewish Student Life.

    Location: CFA Theater
    Admission: $25 general public; $20 senior citizens, Wesleyan faculty & staff, non-Wesleyan students; $6 Wesleyan students
    Sponsor: Center for the Arts, Dance Department

    Contact: 860-685-3355, boxoffice@wesleyan.edu