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> The James and Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center (GPAC) is located at:
815 17th St. Huntsville, TX.


SHSU - Spring 2019 Spectrum - Photographer Lynn Lane - WEB-66

Quietus by Joshua Manculich from Spring 2019 Dance Spectrum in Concert; Photo by Lynn Lane. 

Events Fall 2019






Chi Tau Epsilon Presents: Dances @ 8

This production is organized through the dance honor society Chi Tau Epsilon and is a showcase of dance works by undergraduate students fully curated and produced by the students themselves.

Tickets at Door through Chi Tau Epsilon

Sep 19 & 20 



GPAC Dance Theater

10th Annual Dance Gallery Festival

The Dance Gallery Festival is a performance featuring national and international emerging and established choreographers and companies. The performance is performed in two cities, Houston and New York. While in residence, the guest artists offer master classes to the SHSU dance majors and select choreographers are commissioned to set dance works on the student body. This year marks the 10thanniversary of this unique partnership between DGF and SHSU Dance.

Reserve tickets at GPAC Box Office; 

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Oct 4 & 5 



GPAC Dance Theater

MFA Fall Thesis Concert 

Dance concert featuring thesis choreography by Colette Kerwick, Samantha Scioneaux, and Evelyn Toh. Three evenings of dance with two choreographers featured each evening.

Admission: Free

Oct 10 - 12 8pm GPAC Dance Theater

Masters of Dance Graduate Concert 

This dance concert showcases a collection of diverse dance works choreographed and produced by the graduate student organization Masters of Dance. 

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Nov 7 & 8 8pm GPAC Dance Theater

Senior Studio

This evening of dance features the choreographic capstone works of the senior class. This presentation is one of the requirements of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance.

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Nov 14 - 16 8pm GPAC Dance Theater

Dance Spectrum in Concert

Dance Spectrum provides dance majors with an opportunity to hone their craft by working with guest artists and dance faculty on challenging repertory in an atmosphere that is professional in nature.Contemporary Ballet choreographer and Princess Grace Awardee Gabrielle Lamb is this semester’s guest choreographer.

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Dec 5 - 7

Dec 7 



GPAC Dance Theater

Non Majors' Workshop

Featuring the class work of Non-major and Dance Minor students from the Fall semester. 

Admission: Free

Dec 9


GPAC Dance Theater


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Department of Dance
815 17th Street, Suite 150, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: (936) 294-3342 or (936) 294-1875 | E-mail: shsudance@shsu.edu