(Posted April 5, 2019)

Photo: Lois Greenfield 

Photo: Lois Greenfield 

Huntingdon, Pa. – Juniata College will host Parsons Dance Company in the Rosenberger Auditorium, Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts, on Saturday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. This ticketed event is open to the public.

Parsons Dance is a contemporary American dance company, internationally renowned for its energized and athletic ensemble work. The company was founded in 1985 by David Parsons, artistic director, and Howell Binkley, Tony Award-winning lighting designer.

The company has toured over 445 cities, 30 countries and five continents, performing in venues such as The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Sydney Opera House and Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro.

According to their website, “Parsons Dance is committed to providing enriching experiences beyond its performances as it seeks to engage audiences of all ages through education and outreach programs; through post-show discussions, open rehearsals, studio showcases, video workshops, open company classes, summer workshops for pre-professional dancers; and in-school workshops for public school students. The company is especially proud of an initiative that it launched in 2016—Autism-Friendly Programs, featuring sensory-friendly workshops and relaxed performances for audiences of all abilities.”

Parsons Dance Company’s performance is part of the Juniata Presents series. With performances throughout the year, the series aims to expand cultural education and artistic viewpoints for both campus and local community audiences. It supports and brings attention to performance as a celebrated art form.

For tickets or to learn more about Juniata Presents events, visit: www.juniatapresents.com, or call (814) 641-JTIX (5849). General admissions tickets for single performances are $20, except where otherwise noted. Single-show tickets for seniors over age 65 and children age 18 and under are $12. Juniata College students are admitted free with a student ID.


--Written by Taylor M. Smallwood ’19--



Contact April Feagley at feaglea@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.