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Mount to Host, “The Mount Creates,” Performing Arts Showcase April 29- May 1, 2011


Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent presents “The Mount Creates,” a showcase of performing arts on campus, featuring works by the CMVS Players, the student theatre group; Flava, a student dance group; S.W.A.G. (Students with a Goal); and Words, a modern student dance group, from April 29, 2011 through May 1, 20111 in Hayes Auditorium and Smith Hall on the College’s Riverdale campus.

The showcase begins Friday, April 29, in Hayes Auditorium with a dance performance starting at 5:30 p.m. by Flava, followed by a production of “The Brothers Grimm,” performed by the CMSV Players at 8:30 pm. Saturday’s festivities begin with a 1 p.m. matinee showing of “The Brother Grimm,” followed by a 3:00 p.m. dance performance of “Heaven vs. Hell,” performed by Words and choreographed by sophomore Joseph Saldoriga. At 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Flava will present its annual escapade show in Smith Hall. The weekend concludes with a 2 p.m. performance of “The Brothers Grimm” on Sunday, May 1, 2011.

Tickets to the weekend events will be $5 for students with a valid I.D. and $7 for adults. Guests may purchase a $15 pass, which is valid for all events Saturday. A portion of the proceeds will benefit “Because the College of Mount Saint Vincent Cares,” a College-sponsored fundraiser for relief to victims of the Japan earthquake. All monies raised will be donated to Catholic Relief Services.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is a co-educational, independent institution rooted in the spirit and mission of the Sisters of Charity and committed to the liberal arts. The College’s undergraduate and master’s level degree programs prepare its uncommonly diverse students for lives of professional achievement and service. Visit for more information.