July 15, 2004
Harrisburg Area Community College, central Pennsylvania's community college, announces the Rose Lehrman Arts Center's 30th Anniversary Season 2004-2005. The schedule of events features an eclectic mix of the best in contemporary and traditional dance, world-influenced music, classic and innovative theatre and high quality family shows at the college's Harrisburg Campus.

"We will mark our 30th anniversary as well as the college's 40th anniversary with a number of significant programs," says Teri Guerrisi, Director of the Performing Artist Series. "Highlights of our next season include the return of Aquila Theatre with Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, a family concert featuring a first-ever pairing of Tom Chapin and Red Grammer, the Celtic sounds of Leahy, and a season finale celebration with the amazing Pilobolus Dance Theatre."

The Performing Artist Series is date order is as follows:

Aquila Theatre Company New York/London in Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. Identical twins, mistaken identity, mystery and romance!
Sunday, October 3 - 3pm. Sponsor: HACC Student Government Association. Media Sponsor: Central PA Magazine.

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana - Fiery flamenco takes a world journey.
Friday, October 22 - 8pm. Sponsor: HACC Alumni Association.

Missoula Children's Theatre - The Jungle Book Over 50 area kids perform in the newest MCT show.
Auditions: Monday, November 15 - 4:30pm.
Shows: Saturday, November 20 - 2 & 4:30pm.
Sponsor: Brenner Family of Dealerships. Media Sponsor: Central Penn Parent.

Spoken Hand Percussion Orchestra - Riveting, rhythmic international drumming extravaganza.
Thursday, December 9 - 7:30pm.

Tom Chapin & Red Grammer - Hello World! - A double-barreled family concert not to be missed!
Saturday, January 22 - 2 & 4:30pm. Media Sponsor: Central Penn Parent.

Leahy - Eight brothers and sisters singing, dancing, playing Celtic music and more.
Wednesday & Thursday, February 2 & 3 - 7:30pm. Sponsor: The HACC Foundation. Media Sponsors: WITF TV & FM 89.5.

Koresh Dance Company - Technical knockouts! Liquidly sensual&clean and expressive.
Tuesday, February 15 - 7:30pm.

Soweto Street Beat - Electrifying cultural history of South Africa's Zulu nation through dance, drum and song.
Tuesday, March 15 - 7:30pm. Media Sponsor: Urban Connection.

Michael Moschen - A dancer-physicist, juggler extraordinaire, a millennium theatre artist.
Friday, April 1 - 7:30pm. Media Sponsor: PennLive.com.

Pilobolus Dance Theatre - Sculptural, acrobatic, imaginative, mind-boggling movement/dance.
Sunday, April 10 - 3pm. Sponsor: Lois Lehrman Grass Foundation. Media Sponsor: Susquehanna Style Magazine.

Patrons can join the Friends of the Rose Lehrman Arts Center membership program and receive a number of special benefits, including center section reserved seating and the A Note to Our Friends newsletter. For the 30th anniversary season, patrons can take advantage of a one-time-only Anniversary Membership for $30 to join as a new Friend.

The Performing Artist Series is supported by grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the National Dance Project of the New England Foundation for the Arts, Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour and the Franklin H. and Ruth L. Wells Foundation.

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

Patrons can order tickets by mail in July and August. The Rose Lehrman Arts Center Box Office officially opens for full sales on Monday, August 30th. 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 new season listing online at the Website below.

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