July 8, 2002
The Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Wildwood Campus of Harrisburg Area Community College proudly announces its Performing Artist Series for Season 2002-2003. The distinctive line-up of events for the future season includes internationally renowned cutting-edge dance, eclectic world-influenced music, classic theatre and fun events for the family.

"Season 2002-2003 features a few returning favorite artists such as Philadanco; Momix; Saffire, the Uppity Blues Women; Aquila Theatre Company of London/New York and Missoula Children's Theatre," says Teri Guerrisi, Director of the Performing Artist Series. "What is even more exciting is that these artists are presenting fresh new work. The Rose Lehrman Arts Center will be site of regional premieres of the wacky holiday dance suite Xmas Philes, by Philadanco and the exotic desert dance of Opus Cactus by Momix. We are equally proud to report that Urban Bush Women will be premiering a new work called Shadow's Child as a part of the new season. We encourage patrons to take advantage of season packages and consider joining us as a Friend of the Rose Lehrman Arts Center."

The performing artist series in date order is as follows:

Friday, October 4 - 8pm - Viva Quetzal, a fusion of South American folk, jazz, pop. Sponsor: Ten Thousand Villages, Mechanicsburg. Media Sponsor: WITF-FM 89.5

Sunday, October 13 - 3pm - Aquila Theatre Company of New York/London in A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. Sponsor: The HACC Alumni Association.

Saturday, November 16 - 2 and 4:30pm - Red Riding Hood by Missoula Children's Theatre. Open Audition: Monday, November 11 - 4:30pm Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union. Media Sponsor: Central Penn Parent Magazine.

Tuesday, November 26 - 7:30pm - Philadanco, the Philadelphia Modern Dance Company in Xmas Philes, a high-spirited holiday show that bursts with joy. Media Sponsor: WITF-TV

Sunday, December 8 - 2pm - Landis and Company Theatre of Magic in The Snow Queen, a holiday treat for the family. Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union.

Wednesday, January 29 - 7:30pm - Momix in Opus Cactus, dance that celebrates desert flora, fauna and fantasy. Sponsor: Lois Lehrman Grass Foundation. Media Sponsor: Susquehanna Style Magazine.

Tuesday, February 18 - 7:30pm - Urban Bush Women in Shadow's Child, a young girl's journey toward inner strength. Sponsor: HACC Student Government Association.

Friday, February 28 - 8pm - Celtic Roots, featuring Hesperus and guest Scottish fiddler, Bonnie Rideout. Sponsor: The HACC Foundation. Media Sponsor: WITF-FM 89.5.

Wednesday, March 19 - 7:30pm - Tangokinesis, a brilliant blend of tango and modern dance.

Thursday, March 27 - 8pm - Saffire, the Uppity Blues Women. Blues with a funny, feminist attitude. Sponsor: Lois Lehrman Grass.

Saturday, April 26 - 2 and 4pm - Dinosaur Rock, featuring dancing dinosaurs, music and puppets. Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union.

The Rose Lehrman Arts Center will also be the site of theatre productions by HACC TheatreWorks and HACC Theatre for Young People, concerts by the HACC Wildwood Chorale, gallery exhibits, lectures and more.

Patrons can order tickets by mail only through the summer. For more information or a season brochure call (717) 231-ROSE (7673). Patrons interested in becoming members of the Friends of the Rose Lehrman Arts Center can contact the membership office at (717) 780-1966. Check out the 2002-2003 season listing on the Rose Lehrman Arts Center website listed below.

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