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Dean College Presents April Theatre and Dance Performances

The School of the Arts and the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College will perform a number of productions in April, including the Theatre Senior Showcase, Dance Theatre Showcase and Dance Company.
The School of the Arts at Dean College will feature the talents of senior theatre majors in the Theatre Senior Showcase on Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Featuring scenes, songs, and monologues, the annual Theatre Senior Showcase is a celebration of the class of 2023 and the cohort’s formal introduction to the professional theatre community.
The Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance will feature the talents of senior dance majors in the Dance Senior Showcase on Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Creating a performance from the ground up, our talented senior dance students will share their choreography, performance, and production expertise in this annual collaborative showcase.
The Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance will perform Dance Company from Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30, 2023. Award-winning faculty and guest choreographers will showcase the impressive talent of our dance majors through a mixed bill of new and restaged dance works, ranging in style from hip-hop to jazz dance, tap to modern and ballet. The Dean College production of Dance Company will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, with 2:00 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday.
All three productions will take place in the Main Stage in the Dr. Paula M. Rooney Student Center at Dean College, 109 West Central Street, Franklin.
Dean College welcomes children and families to all of our performances, provided patrons have complied with all safety guidelines. However, infants and children under 2 years of age are not allowed in the theatre, and children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All patrons must have their own ticketed seats; lap sitting is not permitted.
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