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Arts Notes

February 19, 2005


Topeka dance company to play premiere

The Topeka Ballet Ensemble will make its debut performance at 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Georgia Neese Gray Auditorium on the Washburn University campus.

The ensemble will perform the classical ballets of "Peter and the Wolf," "Les Sylphides," "Missione A Bombay" and "Fantasia Corrette."

Linda Virr-Niemackl, who has more than 30 years of training from both nationally and internationally recognized teachers and artists, will direct the ensemble. Jeff Potter, a former Kansas University dancer, and Willie Lenoir, a dance instructor at KU, will assist her.

For more information about the performance, call (785) 633-0484.

K.C. organization offers residency program

Chameleon Arts and Youth Development, based in Kansas City, Mo., is offering Chameleon Artist Residency to professionals, student artists, curators and art educators living or working in the Kansas City area.

The program will provide artists project-based access to a black box theater with lighting and sound equipment, visual arts studio space, MacIntosh computer lab with high-speed Internet, dance, printmaking, fiber/costuming, ceramic studios, the Alice Gallery and three acres of project space.

Deadline to apply for the program is March 15.

For more information, call (816) 221-7529.

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