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UMS Concert Program, January 21, 1970: Nikolais Dance Theatre -- Alwin Nikolais

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Day
21
Month
January
Year
1970
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University Musical Society
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Concert: Third
Complete Series: 3675
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The University Musical Society
of
The University of Michigan
Presents
With the support of the Michigan State Council for the Arts
NIKOLAIS DANCE THEATRE
with
Carolyn Carlson, Bob Beswick, Emery Hermans, Virginia Laidlaw,
Claudia Melrose, Gale Ormiston, Gerald Otte, Wanda Pruska,
Robert Solomon, and Jeanette Stoner
Choreography, Sound Score, Costumes,
Lighting, and Stage Designs
by
ALWIN NIKOLAIS
Wednesday Evening, January 21, 1970, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Divertissement
Mantis (from Imago, 1963)........Bob Beswick,
Emery Hermans, Gale Ormiston, Gerald Otte and Robert Solomon
Noumenom (from Masks, Props and Mobiles, 1953) . . Virginia Laidlaw,
Jeanette Stoner and Wanda Pruska
Duet (from Somniloquy, 1968).......Bob Beswick and
Carolyn Carlson
Tensile Involvement (from Masks, Props and Mobiles, 1953) The Company
INTERMISSION
Third Program Second Annual Dance Series Complete Programs 3675
Tower
Performed by.............The Company
TOWER is the third act of the theatre piece entitled Vaudeville of the Elements. It was commis?sioned by the Walker Arts Center for the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in December, 196S.
INTERMISSION
Tent
Prologue and five sections performed by......The Company
TENT was commissioned by the University of South Florida and was made possible in part by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. It was premiered at the University in June 1968.
STAFF FOR MR. NIKOLAIS Production Manager .... Ruth Grauert
Stage Manager......Jon Garness
Sound Technician.....John Davis
Costume Director.....Frank Garcia
This performance is the final appearance in a threeday inresidence program made possible (as was the Limon Dance Company visit in October) through the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan State Council for the Arts. Masterclasses, panel discussions, repertory classes, interviews, television studio tapes, open rehearsals, and a public lecturedemonstration, comprised the total program.
Remaining Performances in the Dance Series
DANZAS VENEZUELA.......8:30, Tuesday, February 17
ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET......2:30, Sunday, March 15
Tickets: $6.00--$5.50--$5.00--$4.00--$3.00--$2.00
Special Concert
SVIATOSLAV RICHTER, Soviet Pianist, in recital . 8:30, Tuesday, March 31 Tickets: $7.00--$6.50--$6.00--$5.00--$3.50--$2.50
at Society's office in
BURTON MEMORIAL TOWER, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN 48104 Office Hours: Mon. thru Fri. 9 to 4:30, Sat. 9 to 12 (Telephone 6653717)
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Gail W. Rector, President
Roscoe 0. Bonisteel, VicePresident
Erich A. Walter, Secretary
E. Thurston Thieme, Treasurer
William L. Brittain Douglas D. Crary Robben W. Fleming Harlan Hatcher
Paul G. Kauper Wilbur K. Pierpont Daniel H. Schurz Stephen H. Spurr

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