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Trey McIntyre Project to Premiere Dance Piece at UNF

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Trey McIntyre Project to Premiere Dance Piece at UNF

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Summer is typically the off-season for dancers - which works out perfectly for the Trey McIntyre Project. McIntyre talked dancers from the Washington Ballet, Ballet Memphis, the Joffrey Ballet, Ballet Florida, the Oregon Ballet Theatre and Alonzo King's LINES Ballet into canceling their vacation plans to do a short summer tour.

The 2-year-old dance troupe, which has been rehearsing for three weeks at White Oak Plantation in Nassau County, will open the tour with a preview performance at 8 p.m. Saturday at the UNF Fine Arts Center.

McIntyre, resident choreographer for the Washington Ballet and Ballet Memphis, has choreographed works for ballet companies around the world. Go Out, a new piece set to Ralph Stanley's bluegrass music, will premiere at the UNF show.

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