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Summer Festival Closes with Dance Concert Saturday

July 24, 2008 -- Some of the nation's top professional dancers will perform in the Gala Concert Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Tickets for the concert, the final performance in the UW Department of Theatre and Dance annual Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival, cost $10 for the public or $7 for students and senior citizens.

The concert's first half will feature festival participants performing repertoire works by festival faculty Vincent Brosseau, Lawrence Jackson, Susan Israel Massey, Jacob Mora, Kaye Richards, Keith Saunders and Ellie Sciarra. The second half features performances by professional artists in residence. Featured performers are principal artists from Ballet West and David Dorfman Dance.

Dance students from around the region participate in the annual festival, which offers intensive study with professional dance faculty and performers. In addition to daily ballet, modern, jazz, and tap technique classes at various levels, festival activities include classes with guest faculty, student showcase performances, guest faculty lectures, discussion groups and special performances and concerts.

Posted on Thursday, July 24, 2008

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