Nazareth College Arts Center Dance Festival
Highlights of this Festival which runs July 12 thru 21, include a survey of American dance music featuring the RPO with guest dancers from the West Coast, and performances by the Martha Graham Dance Company, Beth Gill and others; plus “Dancing on the Grass” performances, community dances, lectures, master classes and more. See our Coming to Town section for details; and visit www.artscenter.naz.edu/dancefest.
Rochester City Ballet
Artistic director Jamey Leverett and the Rochester City Ballet will host its final in-studio open rehearsal of the 2011-2012 season on July 19 at 1326 University Avenue. The event offers a behind-the-scenes look at Leverett’s newest choreography for “New York Cityscapes” which the company will perform with the RPO in February at the Eastman Theatre to music composed by Jeff Tyzik. Call (585) 461-5850.