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School of Dance Celebrates 80 Years

Published September 25, 2013

80 years of dance
danceFlorida State University’s School of Dance will present An Evening of Dance on October 17, 18, & 19 at 8:00 PM in the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre in Montgomery Hall, located on FSU’s campus. Evening of Dance is the centerpiece of the Anniversary Celebration of 80 years of dance on FSU’s campus, and 50 years of dance degree programs at Florida State University. The concert features a retrospective of past works by two retired faculty emeriti, as well as current long-standing faculty members. The evening will also include a special dance film premiere honoring world-renowned Professor of Dance, Dan Wagoner. As part of the School of Dance Anniversary Celebration, there will also be an Alumni Anniversary Choreographic Showing on Saturday, October 19 at 2:00pm that is open to the public.



Thursday, October 17

  • 8:00PM An Evening of Dance

Friday, October 18

  • 9:00AM-10:30PM Take/Observe technique class
  • 8:00PM An Evening of Dance (Pre-show talk with resident faculty)

Saturday, October 19

  • 9:00AM Coffee
  • 10:00AM Master classes with resident faculty
  • 12:00PM Lunch
  • 2:00PM Alumni Choreographic Showing
  • 8:00PM An Evening of Dance (Pre-show talk with resident faculty)
  • Reception to follow An Evening of Dance


Tickets for An Evening of Dance performances are $18 for adults, $16 for senior citizens, $12 for children and non-FSU students, and $10 for FSU students with ID. All seating is general admission. The Alumni Anniversary Choreographic Showing is free general admission. For ticket information, contact the Fine Arts Ticket Office at 850-644-6500 or online at

For more information about An Evening of Dance or the Alumni Anniversary Choreographic Showing contact Joyce Fausone at 850-645-2449 or Information is also available online at

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