Utah-based Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company will lead a “Creative Aging” class on the campus of RiverWoods in Lewisburg on Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. in Marlow Hall. The class is free and open to the public.
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Artistic Director, Daniel Charon, will lead the creative movement class for older adults and seniors to help them improve physically cognitively and emotionally, all in a highly social and resonant environment. Activities might include movement exploration, improvisation, physical awareness exercises, and creative tasks.
The dance company will also perform four contemporary dance works on Saturday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. While at the Weis Center, they will perform Excerpts from Exilic Dances by Daniel Charon, The Opposite of Killing by Tzveta Kassabova, Strict Love by Doug Varone and Storm by Daniel Charon.
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is known both nationally and internationally for commissioning works by exceptional choreographers as well as performing dances by their own artistic director Daniel Charon. Ririe-Woodbury is deeply invested in the language of contemporary dance and strives to be at the forefront, providing audiences with a variety of choreographic styles in a single evening. The company’s repertory ranges from minimalist to multi-media dances.
Tickets for the Weis Center performance are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors 62+, $15 for youth 18 and under, $15 for Bucknell employees and retirees (limit 2), $10 for Bucknell students (limit 2), and $15 for non-Bucknell college students (limit 2). Tickets can be purchased online at Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or by calling 570-577-1000.
You can sign up for the “Creative Aging” dance class at RiverWoods at the front desk at RidgeCrest or call 570-522-6234.