The Western Illinois University Department of Theatre and Dance, in collaboration with the University Dance Theatre, will present its 'Next Wave' Dance Concert Tonight At Western Illinois Universityannual spring dance concert, Next Wave, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17 in Hainline Theatre.

The concert will offer an evening of original choreography by students and instructors, including performance modern/contemporary, jazz/hip hop and a dance film. Student choreographers include senior musical theatre major Joe Collins, of Sherrard, IL; senior pre-social work major Marissa Fast, of Villa Park, IL; senior musical theatre major Megan Graal, of West Chicago; junior psychology major Jacey Jones, of Prairie City, IL; senior communication major Elle McGary, of Darien, IL; senior musical theatre major Jessica Patrick, of Evergreen Park; and senior musical theatre major Colin Stansky of Florence, AL.

Reservations are required and admission is $15 for general admission, $13 for senior citizens and students and WIU students will be admitted free with valid student identification. To make reservations, call (309) 298-2900.

The performance will also be livestreamed on the department’s Facebook page at


'Next Wave' Dance Concert Tonight At Western Illinois University
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