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Southern Miss prepares for dance concert

HATTIESBURG, MS. (University of Southern Mississippi) - Join the Southern Miss Repertory Dance Company as they present their Spring Dance Concert featuring faculty and student works. The concert will also features a new work, Lace, by guest artist Christal Brown of INSPIRIT, a Dance Company. The Spring Dance Concert takes place April 15-18, 2010 in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center.

Shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday begin at 7:30 and Sunday's show begins at 2:00 with a pre-show talk with choreographers at 1:00.

Assistant Professor Julie White's dance Strength in Numbers is a celebration of both the energy and spirit of banjo music (specifically Bela Fleck) and of the power of great friendship. 

 In Mind's Limitations, a piece choreographed by junior dance education major Patty McCarthy to "Morning Passages" by Lyric Quartet, Michael Riesman, and Nick Ingman, the audience gets to see a world created by fears and how a journey to get over personal fears effects a human's actions and emotions.

Softly Tailored, choreographed by Assistant Professor Meredith Early, is a dance for five women and one man, investigating the duality of internal and external experiences. 

Elaina Walker, a junior dance education major, debuts We Owe Our Existence, which exhibits a resonating power that will captivate you with intricate and detailed movements.

Other works featured in this concert are choreographed by Associate Professor Shellie Nielsen and Assistant Professor Kelly Ferris Lester.

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