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WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. – The Michigan Five, featuring some of the most outstanding and creative dance talent from colleges and universities throughout the state, will take center stage at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts March 17.
In this performance, the best dancers from five Michigan colleges and universities will perform choreography from some of the world’s most notable names.
This year’s lineup features dancers from Hope College, Oakland University, the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Western Michigan University.
Greg Patterson, associate professor of dance at Oakland University, leads the Michigan Five. Patterson is also the founder and artistic director of the Patterson Rhythm Pace Dance Company. He has more than 20 years of experience as a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher. His works have been performed worldwide, including in Russia for the Pushkin Ballet, in Michigan for the Michigan Opera Theatre and in Greece.
The choreography will be performed at The Berman Center for the Performing Arts. It is a 600-seat venue. The Berman is known for showcasing an eclectic variety of entertainment for all audiences.
Tickets start at $27. More information can be found online at theberman.org. The Michigan Five performs at The Berman at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17. To purchase tickets, please visit theberman.org or call 248-661-1900 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Berman Center for the Performing Arts is located at the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, D. Dan & Betty Kahn Building | Eugene & Marcia Applebaum Jewish Community Campus at 6600 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield.