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dance performances
Tickets sell out quickly for these performances. Advance tickets are highly recommended and may be purchased online (www.smc.edu/eventsinfo) or in person at the SMC Theatre Arts Box Office (Theatre Arts Complex, SMC Main Campus; limited hours). A modest service charge applies. For details, please call the SMC Events Box Office Department  at (310) 434-3005 or check our website (www.smc.edu/dance).
Plan to arrive 20 minutes before curtain. No late seating!
 
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Synapse Dance Theater
SMC Contemporary Dance Ensemble
Jae Lee and Mark Tomasik, Artistic Directors. Synapse Dance Theater—SMC’s contemporary dance ensemble for more than 40 years—showcases new repertory by guest and faculty artists, and student choreographers. Styles include Contemporary Ballet, Modern, Postmodern, and Jazz, as well as Hip Hop, Fusion, and more! Please see www.smc.edu/dance for details.
Fri, November 21 | 7:30pm | $18/$15
Sun, November 23 | 4pm & 7:30pm | $18/$15
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
 
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Global Motion 
World Dance Company
Raquel Ramirez and Sri Susilowati, Artistic Directors. Come experience the excitement and learn about other cultures through performances by SMC dancers showcasing world dance styles—including West African, Flamenco, Ballet, Asian, French Neoclassical, Mexican Folklórico, Salsa, and more! Please see www.smc.edu/dance for details.
Sat, December 6 | 4pm & 7:30pm | $18/$15
Sun, December 7 | 7:30pm | $18/$15
The Broad Stage at SMC Performing Arts Center
 
 
Masters of Dance Series
You are invited to attend and participate in this exciting FREE series of lectures and master
classes presented by experts in the field of dance. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates
) and SMC Dance Department. For more information, please see www.smc.edu/dance or call  (310) 434-3467. Space is limited, so plan to arrive early. 
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
 
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Laura Karlin
Contemporary Dance
Artistic Director of the lively Invertigo Dance Theatre will conduct a contemporary dance class that explores the importance of technique with a delicious theatrical exploration, and opens students up to risk-taking and connection. If participating, wear black-on-black dancewear.
Thu, September 25 | 2:30pm | Free | Gym 104
 
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Wilfried Souly
West African Dance
Associate Director of Baker & Tarpaga Dance Project, faculty member at the UCLA World Arts & Cultures/Dance Department and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), and former performer with the acclaimed Burkina Faso company “The Bourgeon du Burkina” will teach a class that focuses on the rhythms of Tomankan/Liberte and explores West African dance vocabularies. ​
If participating, wear black-on-black dancewear.
Wed, October 29 | 4:15pm | Free | Gym 104
 
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Kim A. Blank
Dancer/choreographer who performed in videos for Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and earned an Emmy nomination for her work in the HBO film Introducing Dorothy Dandridge will present a workshop that touches on various practices and methods she uses in her work weaving between the worlds of professional/commercial dance and recreational/dance-fitness. If participating, wear
black-on-black dancewear.
Thu, November 20 | 12:15pm | Free | Gym 104
 
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Dance Department 
Open House
Come meet SMC’s Dance faculty and learn about SMC’s Dance major and minor, careers in dance, scholarships, and transfer programs. Please see www.smc.edu/dance for details.
Thu, September 4 | 11am | Free | Gym 104
  


Online Ticketing Fees: 

         There is a $1.00 per ticket service charge, a credit card fee of 3.5% and a Vendini ticketing fee .  Please see below fees that apply to online orders:
 
 Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted.
Ticket Price
Fees
 
 
EXAMPLE: Tickets purchased --
 
1 General Admission $9.99 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.34 + $1.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge  = $12.84 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $10.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $10.35 + $2.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $13.35 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $20.00 x 3.5% credit card = $20.70 + $2.50 Vendini online ticketing fee +$1.00 service charge = $24.20 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $30.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $31.05 + $3.00 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $35.05 Total ticket sale.
 
1 General Admission $40.00 x 3.5% credit card fee = $41.40 + $3.50 Vendini online ticketing fee + $1.00 service charge = $45.90 Total ticket sale. 
$00.00 - $9.99 3.5% + $1.50
$10.00 - $19.99
3.5% + $2.00
$20.00 - $29.99
3.5% + $2.50
$30.00 - $39.99
3.5% + $3.00
 $40.00 - UP
3.5% + $3.50
  
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