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UNLV Performing Arts Center Welcomes The Utah Repertory Dance Theatre in “Elements” Mar. 8

Posted: February 24, 2014

The UNLV Performing Arts Center welcomes the Utah Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT) in “Elements” – a dance program that defines earth, air, fire, and water – at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. The performance also features UNLV department of dance students.

"A real goal is to provide our students with significant professional experience and the ability to function as an artist in the world of dance,” said Louis Kavouras, chair of the UNLV department of dance. “We are so delighted that UNLV dance majors have been given the opportunity to be in residence with this respected professional and historic company. It's an opportunity that potentially could change lives." 

Founded in Salt Lake City nearly 50 years ago, RDT is committed to the creation, performance, perpetuation, and appreciation of modern dance. This versatile and flexible national touring company has been seen in more than 300 cities throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. RDT has performed for diverse audiences from Bicknell, Utah to Vienna, Austria, in school rooms and opera houses, from gymnasiums to the Kennedy Center. As ambassadors for Utah, RDT proudly represents its community and its art form throughout the world.

Tickets to Utah’s Repertory Dance Theatre’s performance of “Elements” are $15-$30 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center Box Office at 895-ARTS (2787) or by visiting pac.unlv.edu. Student rush tickets are $13 each (not inclusive of the facilities fee), and available one hour prior to each event, based on availability and with valid student I.D. UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are available. A $1.50 facilities fee, in addition to the ticket price, is charged on all Performing Arts Center tickets. The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Information about all of the season’s performances can be found on the Performing Arts Center website, located at pac.unlv.edu.

Founded in 1976, the Performing Arts Center at UNLV is Southern Nevada’s original performing arts venue, celebrating nearly 40 years of arts in Las Vegas. Located on the north end of the UNLV campus, the PAC hosts a variety of performances and is home to the Charles Vanda Master Series. At the UNLV PAC, Southern Nevadans can enjoy the arts nearly every day of the year. The Performing Arts Center is home to productions presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV and the UNLV music and dance departments, the Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The Center also hosts more than 50,000 Clark County School District students yearly for productions, festivals and concerts.