Rditor's Note: The following is a news release issued by Rider University.
American Repertory Ballet (ARB) will preview its 2012-2013 season with performances in Rider University’s Bart Luedeke Center Theater Friday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m.
The program will feature Douglas Martin's elegantly expressive Ephemeral Possessions, excerpts from Trinette Singleton's athletic Cappriccios and Mary Barton's sensual Straight Up with a Twist and more.
The performances are part of the ARB’s residency at Rider University, which includes master classes for students enrolled in Rider’s Dance program and lecture demonstrations for the community.
The company will also present a lecture-demonstration on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at noon in the Bart Luedeke Center Theater. Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend.
Rider University and American Repertory Ballet’s official school, the Princeton Ballet School, have a unique relationship that allows Rider University dance majors and minors to complete their studio course requirements at the Princeton Ballet School while earning an undergraduate degree in Fine and Performing Arts with a concentration in dance.
Students also have the opportunity to double major, combining dance with Elementary Education, Theater, Communications or Business.
Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for seniors, students and Rider University faculty and staff. Tickets for Rider University students is $5.
Rider University is located at 2083 Lawrence Rd. (Route 206) in Lawrence Township. To order tickets call (609) 896-7775 or go to www.rider.edu/arts. Tickets will also be available at the door.