FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/03/10
Public Information Coordinator
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Southern Utah University
FOR CALENDAR EDITORS: “AN EVENING OF DANCE”
WHAT: The Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company has created “An Evening of Dance,” a lively program which includes the dancers performing a variety of pieces showcasing Latin, Ballroom and Social Dance styles.
WHO: Southern Utah University’s Ballroom Dance Company
WHEN: Friday & Saturday, November 19 & 20, 2010
WHERE: Auditorium Theatre, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT
TICKETS: (435) 586-7872, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm, or www.suu.edu/arts.
PRICES: Adults: $8.00, Students/Youth: $6.00
INFO: Phone: Arts Hotline: (435) 865-8800 or visit: www.suu.edu/arts
SUU’S BALLROOM DANCE COMPANY
PERFORMS “AN EVENING OF DANCE”
NOVEMBER 19 & 20, 2010
Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah: The movement is dynamic, the music is exhilarating, the colors are vibrant, and as entertainment, the night is pure magic! Southern Utah University’s Ballroom Dance Company presents “An Evening of Dance” Friday and Saturday, November 19 and 20, 2010, in the Auditorium Theatre. The performance begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $6.00 for students and youth.
Featuring three performance ensembles made up of more seventy students, the SUU Ballroom Dance Company has created a lively program which includes the dancers performing a variety of pieces showcasing Latin, Ballroom and Social Dance styles. “An Evening of Dance” promises to be a high energy and pulsating dance performance that is not to be missed.
The Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company is one of SUU's outstanding performing groups. The company consists of three performance ensembles with more than seventy student participants. The focus of the group is performing ballroom dances such as the electric American swing, the elegant waltz, the rhythmic samba of Brazil and many more. The SUU Ballroom Dance Company puts on several campus and community events annually including fall showcase, spring showcase, and Dancing with the Stars. In addition the company reaches out to the surrounding community frequently doing performances for local organizations. This energetic group will keep you tapping your feet as you are entertained by wonderful music, beautiful costumes, and amazing formation ballroom dancing.
The SUU Ballroom Dance Company has toured throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, and Latin America receiving numerous accolades for their performances. The Ballroom Dance Company has quickly grown to become one of the premier performing groups on the Southern Utah University campus. The company maintains a touring program that typically reaches cities across the United States and internationally.
Enjoy the dazzling and sophisticated movement as well as the sights and sounds of SUU’s Ballroom Dance Company’s “An Evening of Dance.”
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
The Southern Utah University College of Performing and Visual Arts is comprised of nationally accredited departments of Art and Design, Music, Theatre Arts and Dance, as well as a graduate program in Arts Administration. The College offers 16 different degree areas, including liberal arts Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees; professional Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts in art and theatre degrees; and a Master of Fine Arts in Arts Administration degree. More than 60 full- and part-time faculty and staff are engaged in teaching and mentoring over 550 majors in the College. Over 1100 students enroll each year in over 195 arts classes on the SUU campus. The College presents 100 performances, lectures, presentations, and exhibitions each year. The College’s affiliate organizations include the Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, American Folk Ballet, Utah Shakespearean Festival, the performance group Acclamation, and the SUU Ballroom Dance Company. For more information about the College of Performing and Visual Arts, contact the Office of the Dean at (435) 865-8561, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.