Dance company performs Thursday

The Koresh Dance Company of Philadelphia will bring its blend of ballet, modern and jazz dance to Western Carolina University with a performance Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center.

The Koresh Dance Company of Philadelphia will bring its blend of ballet, modern and jazz dance to Western Carolina University with a performance Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center.

The Koresh Dance Company, renowned for its powerful stage presence and high-energy style, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University.

Tickets cost $5 and are on sale at the FAPAC box office.

Koresh was founded in Philadelphia in 1991 by Israeli born choreographer and artistic director Ronen Koresh. The multicultural troupe of dancers blends dance styles including ballet, modern and jazz into elegant, explosive choreography. The dance company, with a mission of performance, instruction and community outreach, has toured extensively, both nationally and internationally.

The show is part of WCU’s 2010-11 Arts and Cultural Events Performance Series. The goal of ACE is to bring high quality, entertaining, thought-provoking arts and cultural events to the WCU campus.

For tickets to the Koresh Dance Company, call the FAPAC box office at 828-227-2479 or go online fapac.wcu.edu. For more information about ACE, contact Lori Davis at 828-227-3622 or ledavis@wcu.edu, or visit ace.wcu.edu.