Dance the night away: 3 things to do this weekend in Springfield

Looking for a way to keep warm this weekend? Here are three events happening in the greater Springfield area that will make you feel like dancing.

1. Symphony Night Fever

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra will break out the disco balls and platform shoes when it host Grapes & Escapes: Symphony Night Fever on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Kuss Auditorium, starting at 6 p.m.

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Attendees will enjoy live music from The Street Players, as well as be able to bid on trips during the silent auction and and complimentary drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Tickets for the event are $95 and can be purchased through the Symphony Orchestra's website.

2. Transformation: A Legacy Concert

The Gary Geis Dance Company will host an evening of remembrance through dance with Transformation: A Legacy Concert on Friday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 3, at the John Legend Theater in Springfield. Both shows will begin at 8 p.m.

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More than 30 dancers will take the stage, performing choreography to musical styles including ballet, jazz and hip-hop as they celebrate the life and legacy of celebrated Springfield choreographer Gary Geis. Tickets for the performance are $15 and can be purchased through OvationTix or at the door.

3. ‘Anything Goes’ auditions

The Ohio Performing Arts Institute, located at 1616 E. High St. in Springfield, will host auditions for its upcoming production of “Anything Goes” on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Performers will need to prepare a one-minute section of song from the Golden Age era to sing on stage and bring along their own sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. A small dance and movement audition will follow. The auditions are open to performers 15 and older.


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