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Posted: July 5, 2016

Tap into what’s happening at the Bates Dance Festival

Written by: Leslie Bridgers
Dorrance Dance Photo courtesy of Bates Dance Festival

Dorrance Dance Photo courtesy of Bates Dance Festival

Tap troupe Dorrance Dance will perform excerpts from choreographer Michelle Dorrance’s award-winning works on July 14 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre at Bates College in Lewiston. Tickets are $14-$28 for the show, which is part of the Bates Dance Festival, a month of programs and performances held through Aug. 6. The performances begin Saturday with DanceNOW, a showcase of works by cutting-edge choreographers with a variety of styles. The 7:30 p.m. show at Schaeffer Theatre costs $12-$20. Tickets are available at For wore information about the festival, visit

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