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The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company performs at Vassar on February 7, 2011.

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY—In celebration of its sesquicentennial year, Vassar College will host Lar Lubovitch Dance Company on Monday, February 7 at the Frances Fergusson Dance Theater in Kenyon Hall. The performance will begin at 7:30pm and is Free and open to the public, however reservations are requested as seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. For reservations, email dancetix@vassar.edu with "Lar Lubovitch" in the subject line.

The Lar Lubovitch company will perform "North Star," "Duet from Meadow," "The Legend of Ten," and "Coltrane's Favorite Things." "The Legend of Ten" was given its premiere in November at at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York City.

The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company was created in 1968 to realize the artistic vision of Lar Lubovitch, one of this country's foremost choreographers. Over the past 41 years, the company has gained a reputation as one of the world's top-ranked modern dance companies, performing in virtually every state of the US, as well more than 30 other countries. Lar Lubovitch has been cited by The New York Times as "one of the ten best choreographers in the world," and the company has been called a "national treasure" by Variety.

Based in New York, the company is internationally renowned, having toured extensively throughout America (virtually all 50 states) and the rest of the world (more than 30 countries). The company has been seen in live performances by more than a million people. On television it has been seen by millions more. In recognition of its work, the company has received many awards and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts and numerous foundations, including the Lila Wallace--Reader's Digest Fund.

This program is presented under the auspices of The Department of Dance, courtesy of The Jeanne Periolat Czula Fund made possible by
Jeffrey Paley and Valerie Ritter Paley ’83, and The Jeanne Periolat Czula Endowment established by an anonymous alumna/us.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations at Vassar should contact the Office of Campus Activities at (845) 437-5370. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space and/or assistance may not be available. Directions to the Vassar campus are available at www.vassar.edu/directions.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college founded in 1861.

Posted by Office of Communications Saturday, January 15, 2011