Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts Dance Repertory Company (DRC) will present the 43rd annual spring dance concert, Deeply Rooted Dance: Celebrating our Connections  April 21-22, 2017 at the Page Theatre on the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Campus. This year’s concert will explore our connections to family, to environment, to community, and to our world.

Suitable and engaging for all ages, works range from classical to contemporary, ballet and modern to hip hop and jazz, encompassing re-staged works, as well as new choreography created by MCA faculty and regional guest artists.

Re-staged repertory pieces from DRC’s past include Gwen Hendee’s  Persephone’s Lantern (2001), Dustyn Marincich’s It’s About Choices (2009), Genevieve Draskoci-Johnson’s Mueve Por Aqui, Mueve Por Alla (2005) and Ti-Pin-Ti (2010), and Tammy Schmidt’s The Southern Ties that Bind. The concert will also premier of a new hip hop dance piece by choreographer Jessica Dienger will feature traditional African and contemporary hip hop fusion music.

Dance Repertory Company (DRC) is the Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts pre-professional dance company featuring dancers ages 13+ with a few featured roles for younger dancers. To purchase tickets visit: pagetheatre.org or call 507-457-1715.