March 14, 2019

Tango dance performance ‘Sin Salida’ coming to Purdue on March 23

Convos Salida The tango dance performance ‘Sin Salida’ is coming to Purdue on March 23. (Courtesy photo). Download image

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A tango performance titled “Sin Salida,” a collaboration between French-Argentinian tango company Union Tanguera and the Kate Weare Company, will be performed at 8 p.m. March 23 in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. 

This performance is presented by Purdue Convocations with support from the Hilton Garden Inn and the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. 

Built around an embrace in motion, tango demands a continuous connection between partners. By contrast, contemporary dance exalts the meaning of individual movement. These disparate forms come together and meld with emotion in “Sin Salida,” which means “No Exit.” 

Tickets are $30 for adults and $22 for children 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Group tickets are also available to groups of 10 more. Call 800-914-SHOW for more details or visit https://purdue.edu/convocations/group-sales.

Initiated in 1902, Purdue Convocations was one of the first professional performing arts presenters in the United States. Each year, Convocations offers the region 30-40 performances of widely varying genres: Broadway-style shows, theater, dance, children's theater, world music, jazz, and chamber music, along with rock, pop, country and comedy attractions. With a vision for connecting artists and audiences in artistic dialogue and for drawing in academic discourse, Purdue Convocations aims to promote frequent exposure to and familiarity with human cultural expression in a multitude of forms and media. 

Source: Abby Eddy, Purdue Convocations director of marketing, 765-494-9712, aeeddy@purdue.edu

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