OSU presents Northwest Dance Project April 14



NW Dance Project will present an evening of contemporary dance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 14, at Oregon State University.

Each season, the professional company based at NW Dance Project performs a new series that includes appearances in the Portland area as well as tours around the state and across the country. The OSU performance will be held in the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th Street.

The event is part of “SAC Presents,” a visual and performing arts events series sponsored by the School of Arts and Communication in the OSU College of Liberal Arts.

Founded in Portland in 2004 by acclaimed dancer and choreographer Sarah Slipper, NW Dance Project is dedicated to the creation and performance of innovative, contemporary dance works from established and emerging dance makers in an open and artistically stimulating environment.

NW Dance Project has fostered the creation and premier of more than 190 original contemporary dance works and engages individuals and communities with dance through accessible performances by the company, studio sessions, dance samplers, outdoor performances, special events master classes and more.

Tickets are $25 and $30 for main floor seats and $10 for limited balcony seating; all seats are reserved. Free tickets are available to currently enrolled OSU students, one per person. Tickets are available online at http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACpresents, at The LaSells Stewart Center from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and at the door starting at 6:30 p.m. the night of the performance. OSU students who are not on campus Tuesdays and Thursdays may call 541-737-5592 to obtain one free ticket.

The performance is part of Corvallis Arts for All (CAFA). The program allows for up to two tickets to be purchased at $5 each by those in the SNAP program with an Oregon Trail Card. CAFA tickets must be obtained in person at The LaSells Stewart Center during ticket-selling hours or at the door the night of the performance, and availability may be limited. For more information and for accommodations for people with disabilities, call 541-737-5592.

SAC Presents is funded in part by donations made during the Cornerstone Campaign for the Arts and by OSU Friends of the Arts. The goal of SAC Presents is to bring well-known headliners, rising stars and unique, lesser known artists and ensembles to the community. The lineup of artists ranges from country music to jazz musicians, chamber music to rock, as well as visual artists, guest lecturers and special events.

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