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Feb.15-18, 2018: 2018 Dance Concert

NEWS RELEASE

Immediate:  February 8, 2018

Nassau Community College Presents the

2018 Dance Concert

February 15-18

Garden City, NY — The 2018 Dance Concert at Nassau Community College will be performed February 15 through 18 at the Mainstage Theatre on the NCC campus. The concert will feature modern dance and ballet pieces with choreography by Profs. Holley Farmer and Evelina Balassanian.

Prof. Farmer performed with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for 14 years. She created the role of Babe in Twyla Tharp's Broadway musical Come Fly Away. Prof. Farmer continues to stage dance works for the Merce Cunningham Trust. Prof. Balassanian, an Armenian, was invited to train at a ballet company in Leningrad where — at the age of 14 — she became the youngest dancer to join the company. She has performed professionally as a soloist and lead dancer in classical and modern ballets with major dancers, teachers and choreographers, including George Balanchine, John Buttler and Nicholas Briazoff.

Performances of the 2018 Dance Concert are at 8:00 p.m., except on Sundays, when they are at 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $9.00, discounted to $7.00 for those aged 55 and over. Children under the age of 18 pay $5.00, while college students with a valid I.D. are let in free. The theatre box office can be reached at 516.572.7676 Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., except on College holidays.

Media Contact
Alicia Steger 516.572.9634; alicia.steger@ncc.eduncc.edu/newsreleases

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About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, part of The State University of New York, is an institution where almost 20,000 full- and part-time students and approximately 10,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence. Visit www.ncc.edu for more information.

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