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In the Hot Seat: Alexander Daev of Moscow Festival Ballet

By Kendall Buzzelli Time for another “In the Hot Seat”! We talked with Alexander Daev, the Ballet Master and Assistant Artistic Director of Moscow Festival Ballet. Hear about his passion for ballet and see it in motion at Wharton Center

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In the Hot Seat: Kana Kimura from Jessica Lang Dance

By Kendall Buzzelli We sat down with dance ensemble member Kana Kimura to learn a little more about Jessica Lang Dance and life on the road as a professional dancer. Name: Kana Kimura Age: 34 Hometown: Hiroshima, Japan How long have you

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Backstage Beauty: The Many Faces of Sutton Foster

By Kendall Buzzelli   Broadway sweetheart. Two-time Tony Award® winner. TV star. It is hard to encompass all that Sutton Foster is. Her talent is impeccable and has taken the entertainment industry by storm…not only on Broadway but also on

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Happendance’s Missy Lilje on Wharton Center’s 2016-2017 Dance Season

Happendance Executive Director Missy Lilje talks about the upcoming shows in Wharton Center’s 2016-2017 dance season, featuring Jessica Lang Dance, Moscow Festival Ballet: Swan Lake, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Season Ticket Subscriber

By Madison Stapels The 2016-2017 season at Wharton Center is packed with tons of amazing shows – from Broadway hits to classical greats to dance companies that will knock your socks off. Not sure if you’re ready to take the

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Get Ready for Riverdance with These Dancing Celebrities

By Madison Stapels Riverdance the 20th Anniversary World Tour steps into East Lansing April 1-3. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across

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In the Hot Seat: Terk Lewis Waters, Complexions Dancer

  Fellow Midwesterner Terk Waters is one of many talented dancers featured in Complexions Contemporary Ballet. He began his training at the age of 17 at the Dance Extension in Columbus, Ohio, and received his B.F.A. in dance from Western

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