Rivers Merge Dance Festival

Rivers Merge Dance Festival in Easton, PA

2 Nights, 2 Sites, 4 Performances

Friday & Saturday / September 25 & 26, 2015

6 p.m. at Easton’s Scott Park (Riverside)
(in)visible veins: Rivers Merge, choreography by Jessica Warchal-King

8 p.m. at the Williams Center for the Arts
Diverse performances, choreography by Lehigh Valley-based choreographers

9:30 p.m. in the Williams Center Lobby
Reception (Saturday only)

Celebrate the rising level of dance in the Lehigh Valley and the 40th anniversary of the LVAIC Dance Consortium.

Enjoy original dance representing a wide range of style, idiom, and perspective, created by 10 professional, Lehigh Valley-based choreographers. Each night begins with a site-specific work at the convergence of the Delaware and Lehigh Rivers and continues with a diverse repertory on the main stage at the Williams Center. (Free shuttle buses will run between the Williams Center for the Arts and Scott Park from 5:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.)

Join the reception after the show on Saturday to honor the founders of the LVAIC Dance Consortium and celebrate the 40th anniversary of a group that has brought an increasingly professional level of dance to the Lehigh Valley.

The Choreographers
Sarah Carlson

Artistic director of DanceLink and adjunct faculty at Lehigh University

Heidi Cruz-Austin

Co-artistic director of DanceSpora, and part-time lecturer at Muhlenberg College, University of the Arts, and Temple University

Julia Mayo

Assistant Professor of Dance at DeSales University

Rebecca Moyer

Co-artistic director of Vada Dance Collective, dance teacher at Lehigh Valley Charter High School of the Performing Arts

Jeffrey Peterson

Artistic director of Jeffrey Peterson Dance and Assistant Professor of Dance at Muhlenberg College

Carrie Rohman

Associate Professor of English at Lafayette College, and independent choreographer affiliated with Sakshi Productions

Angela Sigley Grossman

Assistant Professor of Dance at DeSales University

Nandini Sikand

Co-artistic director of Sakshi Productions and Assistant Professor of interdisciplinary film and media studies at Lafayette College

Trinette Singleton

Co-artistic director of Repertory Dance Theatre and adjunct faculty at DeSales University

Jessica Warchal-King

Director of The Embodiment Project and part-time lecturer at Muhlenberg College

Tickets: FREE and available by calling or visiting the Williams Center Ticket Office.

The Rivers Merge Dance Festival is made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Choreographers on Campus initiative at Lafayette College.

There’s more breathtaking dance at the Williams Center.
Click below to explore the 15/16 Dance Series.

Mark Morris Dance Group, Sean Curran Company, and BODYTRAFFIC perform at the Williams Center this season. Click for more information.