Annual International Student Cabaret Uncovers “Secrets of the World”

Posted on: April 16th, 2013 by Rick Peterson

More than 120 students representing nearly 40 countries will showcase traditional dances and music of their homelands in Lawrence University’s 37th annual International Cabaret.

Under the theme “Uncover Secrets of the World,” the cabaret will be performed in Stansbury Theatre of Lawrence’s Music-Drama Center April 20 at 6:30 p.m. and April 21 at 3 p.m.

An international buffet featuring Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mexican and Peruvian dishes as well as a French-Canadian dessert will be served following Sunday’s performance in the Warch Campus Center.

Tickets, at $10 for the show, $20 for show and dinner, are available at the Warch Campus Center information desk, 920-832-6837. Children under age four receive free admission.

“The international students at Lawrence always look forward to the opportunity to share part of our homeland heritage and traditions with the campus and Fox Cities communities,” said junior Vicky Jhong Chung of Peru, president of Lawrence International. “Cabaret provides an ideal venue to showcase our diversity.”

The event features more than a dozen acts providing entertainment from around the world, including:
  a fashion show displaying traditional dress from the countries represented
  Japanese traditional dance
  Latin dance
  Vietnamese Fan Dance
  Israeli Dance
  Brazilian song
  Chinese long-sleeve dance
  Balinese dance
  Aztec dance
  Pakistani dance
  Bollywood dance
  Gangnam style dance
•  Tanzanian song
  Indian dance solo
  Music by the Sambistas, an Afro-Cuban percussionist, West African drums

About Lawrence University
Founded in 1847, Lawrence University uniquely integrates a college of liberal arts and sciences with a nationally recognized conservatory of music, both devoted exclusively to undergraduate education. It was selected for inclusion in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013 and the book “Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About College.” Individualized learning, the development of multiple interests and community engagement are central to the Lawrence experience. Lawrence draws its 1,500 students from nearly every state and more than 50 countries. Follow Lawrence on Facebook.

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