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Press Release : Oct 19, 2015

Fall BFA Dance Showcase, It happened in College, Displays University of Florida Dance Students’ Talents

It happened in College, presented by the University of Florida (UF) School of Theatre + Dance, is a fall showcase of seven senior thesis research projects as well as various other pieces from the MOD UF dance ensemble and guest artist Brazilian choreographer Fernando Ferraz. The Fall BFA Dance Showcase discovers its roots through dance film, Afro-Brazilian dancing and contemporary thought-provoking movement. The showcase will be held October 28-November 1, 2015 in G-6 Studio located in the Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion on UF’s campus.

The Fall BFA Dance Showcase promises to provide an enjoyable dance experience appropriate for all audiences. It happened in College will be presented in two program orders. Program A will be performed Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, November 1 at 2 p.m. Program B will run Thursday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, October 31 at 2 p.m., and Sunday, November 1 at 4 p.m.

Tickets are $9 and are available through the University Box Office located at Gate 1 of the Stephen C. O'Connell Center, by calling 352-392-1653 or at The University Box Office is open Tuesdays through Fridays 12-5:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased at the Constans Theatre Box Office starting 45 minutes prior to the performance.

The Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion is located at 687 McCarty Drive, Gainesville, FL 32611. On-campus parking is available at the Reitz Union garage and the Museum Road parking lot. Guests are strongly encouraged to pick up tickets early, as shows run the risk of being sold out.

About the School of Theatre + Dance
The School of Theatre + Dance is one of the University of Florida College of the Arts’ institutionally-accredited schools. Undergraduate students can pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in acting, dance, musical theatre, theatre production—including costume design, lighting design and scenic design—or a Bachelor of Arts degree in dance studies or general theatre. Minors are also offered in dance and theatre as well as certificates in arts in medicine and dance in healthcare. Student organizations, showcase programs and other intensives provide students with invaluable professional experiences. UF is home to three School of Theatre + Dance performance venues, including the Constans Theatre, Black Box Theatre and G-6 Studio. To learn more about the School of Theatre + Dance, including upcoming performance dates and ticket information, visit

About the College of the Arts
The College of the Arts is one of the 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. The College of the Arts offers baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its three institutionally-accredited schools — the School of Art + Art History, School of Music and School of Theatre + Dance. The college is home to the Center for Arts in Medicine, Center for Arts and Public Policy, Center for World Arts, Digital Worlds Institute, University Galleries and the New World School of the Arts in Miami. More than 100 faculty members and approximately than 1,200 students work together daily to engage, inspire and create. The college hosts more than 300 performances, exhibitions and events each year. Faculty and students also exhibit and perform at other local, national and international venues. To learn more, visit

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University of Florida College of the Arts
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