Center for the Arts to host Giordano Dance Chicago

February 15, 2013

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PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Center for the Arts will host Giordano Dance Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 23. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Brodbeck Concert Hall.

Giordano Dance Chicago is the original jazz company, captivating audiences worldwide with its dynamic performances and diverse repertoire. Known for its high-energy, high-impact artistry, Giordano Dance Chicago continually receives critical and audience acclaim worldwide. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Giordano Dance Chicago expands the definition of jazz dance with every new season.

Giordano Dance Chicago began in 1963 as Dance Incorporated Chicago. For 50 years, the group has brought the excitement of American jazz dancing to audiences throughout the United States as well as countries around the world.

According to the Chicago Sun Times, “Giordano Dance Chicago demonstrated that it now belongs in the front ranks of this city’s resident companies.”

In 2004, the company received a Chicago Dance Award for its production and performance, representing the vital new directions taken by the company.

Tickets for this event are $34 for general admission, $26 for faculty and senior citizens, $20 for children under 18 and $17 for UW-Platteville students (with current ID).

Tickets are available through the University Box Office, located in the lower level of Ullsvik Hall. Phone orders can be made by calling (608) 342-1298 or toll free at 1-877-727-1CFA. Tickets are also available online at tickets.uwplatt.edu.

The next event in the series is Vienna Boys Choir on March 16 at 7:30 p.m. For more information on the Performing Arts Series and other performances, visit uwplatt.edu/arts/cfa.

Contact: Michael Breitner, Arts Facilities and Series Director, (608) 342-2787, breitnerm@uwplatt.edu

Formatted by: Angela O’Brien, UW-Platteville University Information and Communications, (608) 342-1194, obrienan@uwplatt.edu

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