The inaugural production in the newest building on the RIT campus, AstroDance II: Across the Universe, premiered Dec. 1 to 3 and featured a variety of dance, aerial and circus arts, and augmented reality.
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The inaugural production in the newest building on the RIT campus, AstroDance II: Across the Universe, premiered Dec. 1 to 3 and featured a variety of dance, aerial and circus arts, and augmented reality. The performances were held in the new state-of-the-art Sklarsky Glass Box Theater inside the SHED. The theater has 90 retractable fixed theater seats, with options to more than double the capacity. AstroDance II seated 130 for each performance.
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