Mason Professor to Showcase Contemporary Dance at Ballet Cocktail

Posted: April 9, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Susan Shields, associate professor of dance at George Mason, will present an evening of her choreographic work performed by a select group of regional ballet companies on April 28, in the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus.

The evening of performances—titled Ballet Cocktail—begins at 8 p.m. and will feature dances from the American Repertory Ballet, Boston Ballet II, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, the Richmond Ballet, and the Washington Ballet.

An artistic discussion, free to ticket holders, will begin at 7:15 p.m. on the hall’s Grand Tier.

Shields, the 2006 Choo-San Goh Award winner for choreography, has performed nationally and internationally, most recently as a member of Mikhail Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project. She received her training at the Washington Ballet.

Tickets for the Ballet Cocktail can be purchased online or by phone at 888-945-2468.

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