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9th Annual inspireDance Festival

The eight-day festival, organized by the Program of Dance and Movement, will take place on the River Campus from February 14 to 21, 2019. The event is open to the general public—inviting both the University community and the Rochester-area community to experience dance in the Program of Dance and Movement at the University of Rochester.

  • High School Dance Day, February 14
  • Student Kickoff Concert, February 15, Spurrier Dance Theater, Free
  • Heidi Latsky/Jerron Herman/Greg Youdan Artist Talk/Panel with Performance, February 16, 7p.m.
  • inspireJAM Bboy/Bgirl Battle, February 17, 3 p.m., May Room, Wilson Commons
  • David Dorfman Master Class and Lecture Demonstration, February 18, 4:50pm, Spurrier Dance Theater
  • Contra Dance with Live Music from New Brew, February 19, 8p.m., Spurrier Dance Theater
  • David Dorfman Dance, February 21, Nazareth College Center for the Arts

The festival was launched in 2011 by Arielle Friedlander ’11 (KEY) in collaboration with Program of Dance and Movement Director Missy Pfohl Smith.

All-Inclusive Festival Pass (allows for a discount of David Dorfman Dance Concert at Nazareth College) through Feb. 15: $18
All-Inclusive Festival Pass purchased after Feb. 15: $25
One-class Pass: $10
David Dorfman Lecture/Demonstration Only: $10
inspireJAM: $10 to compete and/or take the workshop, $5 to observe
Contra Dance: Free
Heidi Latsky/Jerron Herman/Greg Youdan Talk/Performance Only: $10
Panel on Careers related to Dance/Movement: Free
Kickoff: Free

Registration is required after ticket is purchased.
Tickets can be purchased starting in February at the Common Market (no fee) or online at

Thursday, February 21, 2019

River Campus 252 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

Event Type

Arts and Entertainment, Performances


General Public, Faculty, Students, Staff


performing arts, diversity



Tickets are $18.00 through January 20th and $25 starting January 21st these tickets will only be sold at the door.

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