Dance/Theatre

University of North Texas to Show Innovative Choreography
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Fri, Jan 20, 2017

Texas ¾ Dancers at the University of North Texas will show off innovative choreography from guest artist William "Bill" Evans and their teachers at the Faculty Dance Concert.

The annual event, presented by the Department of Dance and Theatre, takes place at 8 p.m. Feb. 9-11 (Thursday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Feb. 12 (Sunday) at the University Theatre, Radio Television Film and Performing Arts Building.

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'Stage Kiss' peppers comedy with absurdity, music
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By Lucinda Breeding

What happens when a pair of one-time lovers reunites on stage?

In Sarah Ruhl’s Stage Kiss opening next month at the University of North Texas, there’s a lot of music, a little absurdity and lots of lucid questions about what grown-up love means.

“This is a thinking man’s comedy,” said director Marjorie Hayes. “Sarah Ruhl is looking at the expression of different types of love — there is infatuation, sexual attraction and then something more mature. Ruhl says you need three things to have mature love — exclusivity, consistency and longevity.”

Stage Kiss is about a...