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News PROJET IN SITU PERFORMS "SOCIETY OF SPECTACLE," AT MARLBORO COLLEGE, SEPTEMBER 6

MARLBORO, VT- (August 28, 2009) - Marlboro College and Vermont Performance Lab will present "Society of Spectacle," a work in-progress dance performance created by Projet in Situ at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 6 in the Serkin Center for the Performing Arts Dance Studio.

Projet In Situ is an experimental contemporary dance company based in Lyon, France. The artistic directors, Martin Chaput and Martial Chazallon have been in residence at Marlboro College since August 19, working on a piece that will debut at the 2010 Biennale de la Dance in Lyon, France. The residency also involved American composer Jason Treuting and about 20 members from the local community. .

General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 18 and under. Reservations can be made in advance by calling the Marlboro College event information line at 802-451-7151. This performance is funded in part by FUSED: French U.S. Exchange in Dance, a program of the National Dance Project/New England Foundation for the Arts and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York with lead funding from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the French American Cultural Exchange and the Florence Gould Foundation.

This marks the fifth collaboration in an innovative partnership between Marlboro College and Vermont Performance Lab, which began in 2006 and created a retreat-like setting where artists can concentrate on creation and also engage with community in the intimate and informal setting of the Marlboro College campus.

For more information, please contact the Marlboro College Public Relations office at 802-251-7644 or pr@marlboro.edu. In the event of inclement weather, please call 802-451-7151 for cancellation information.

Marlboro College offers undergraduate education in the liberal arts and, since 1997, master's degree programs for working adults in the areas of educational technology, internet technologies, healthcare administration and an MBA in Managing for Sustainability. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 350-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont.

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