University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

ND Ballet Company presents “Rhythm & Blues” dance concert April 13

The North Dakota Ballet Company will premiere their spring Company Concert “Rhythm & Blues” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, in the Empire Arts Center.

This concert features local amateur dancers with a variety of music, including classical ballet, modern, and jazz dance. This collaborative concert involves an original set of work developed by Emily Grizzell and Laura Dvorak set to a series of jazz and blues music.

Special guest performer Maggie Bergeron and musician Nick Gaudette perform a suite of modern dance pieces. Emily Grizzell, former soloist of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, is also featured.

Tickets for the concert are available at the door one hour before curtain with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students.

-- Laura Dvorak, North Dakota Ballet Company, 777.6937,

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