Dance is an important function of life. Not only is it a creative outlet, but it burns calories. Growing up, I took tap and ballet. I enjoyed the shuffle shuffle step step of tap dancing. However, music was more of my calling.

 A friend told me that dance is a feeling of “freedom” for her. Some say dancing is an escape. I say just let the music move you.  The Hobby Lark gives us seven reasons to dance.

 Dancing allows one to express oneself.

 A sense of community is found within the dance.

Dancing provides physical/mental refreshment and relaxation.

Laughter and fun—dancing can provide a lot of entertainment.

Dancing is a form of exercise.

Dancers find inspiration and motivation as they become lost in the dance.

Dancing allows professional dancers to form affiliations.

The University of Alabama’s Theatre and Dance program is hosting its spring show virtually. They arabesque into the virtual space starting on March 19, 2021, at 7: 30 p.m. The Facebook Event Page notes that it will be an “eclectic and lively journey through motion. The virtual viewing will be available starting at 7:30 p.m. on March 19th through April 8th. Tickets are just $10 and free for UA students.” Click here for ticket details.

The spring production will be virtual and available for unlimited streaming from March 19th through April 8th. Once you register for your ticket, the event information will be sent one hour before the start.

The Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre will be sponsoring a “talkback” that will follow the premiere via zoom. Participation is free, but you must register to receive the information for zoom.

(Source) For more from the Hobby Lark, click here. For Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre event information, click here.

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