School of the Arts dance concert revisits ‘The Rite of Spring’

Featured is Alexis Johnston performing UNCSA Dean of Dance Susan Jaffe’s Polovtsian Dances” as part of the Rite of Spring at 100 celebration in 2013. UNCSA will reprise portions of the work as part of its upcoming Spring Dance. (Photo by Peter Mueller)

Featured is Alexis Johnston performing UNCSA Dean of Dance Susan Jaffe’s “Polovtsian Dances” as part of the Rite of Spring at 100 celebration in 2013. UNCSA will reprise portions of the work as part of its upcoming Spring Dance. (Photo by Peter Mueller)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In 2013, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s revolutionary composition, “The Rite of Spring,” dancers from UNC School of the Arts were invited to join professional dancers from across the nation as part of Carolina Performing Arts’ year-long retrospective, “The Rite of Spring at 100.”

“It was a very big deal because we were

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