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Orchesis & Rockford City Dance concert to kick off Spring Forum Series

01/17/2020 1:58 pm

Rockford University’s spring 2020 Forum Series kicks off its first of nearly a dozen events with a production by Rockford University’s own Orchesis Dance Company. The dance concert will run Thursday- Saturday, January 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. and will take place in the University’s Maddox Theatre, Clark Arts Center.

Orchesis is produced in collaboration with various local artists and under the direction of our new Assistant Professor of Dance, Lindsay Hawkins. This event is held annually in honor of Jayne Poor. Rockford University dance company, Orchesis, was originally founded by the late Professor Jayne Poor, who is remembered for her passionate dedication to dance as an artist and educator at our institution and in the Rockford community.

Maddox Theatre is located in the Clark Arts Center, 5050 East State Street, Rockford. Clark Arts is accessible. Tickets are required and single ticket admission is $12 for adults and seniors age 55 and up, and $9 for students. Contact the Box Office for tickets at or 815-226-4100 to purchase tickets.