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Middlesex County College Presents 14th Annual Dance Concert

Middlesex County College Dance Ensemble will perform a dance concert entitled Body Language Credits: Rich Kowalski

EDISON, NJ - The Middlesex County College Dance Ensemble will present its 14th annual fall dance concert entitled Body Language at the Performing Arts Center on the College’s Edison Campus and are free with a suggested donation of $5 per person.

“Our concert, Body Language, has a unique theme with all the pieces inspired by poetry, haikus, literature and quotes,” said Aimee Mitacchione, artistic director of the MCC Dance Ensemble and professor of dance at the College.

Various dance styles performed will include modern, hip-hop, contemporary and ballet.This semester MCC Professors Emanuel di Pasquale, Mathew Spano, and Daniel Zimmerman have collaborated with the dancers and will read their poetry and haikus during the performance. Professional choreographer Lees Hummel has also set a wonderful piece on our dancers,”

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Student and alumni choreographers include Johnny Ade, Summerlyn Astrom, Emani Coleman-Combs, Tristan Davis, Tabitha Edwards, Kayelynn Gonzalez, Rodney Green Jr., Amanda Guerra, Corinne Hughes, Nella Iaccarino, Wilson Inoa-Tejada, Charles Jones, Michael Korner, Evan Krug, Nikola Palivoda, Joisa Reyes, Asia Vaganek and Nicole Zygler.

“Our Ensemble endeavors to provide a professional concert that will stimulate and inspire,” Professor Mitacchione said.

Performances will be held on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m.

To follow the MCC Dance Ensemble via social media, go to the Facebook page, “Middlesex County College Dance Department,” and click ‘Like.’ For more information email Professor Mitacchione.

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