Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2007-04-20

Samford University student choreographers and dancers will present a concert of ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hop and tap dance May 3-6 in Harrison Theatre, Swearingen Hall. Performances are 7:30 p.m. on May 3, 4, and 5; and 2:30 p.m. on May 6.

"Reflexions" is the theme of the dance concert which will highlight the experience of creating dance, including music selection, rehearsing and staging for an audience.

The dance concert is choreographed by Samford dance instructor Lisa Gibbs and choreography students.

Tickets range from $5.50 to $8.50 and can be purchased at www.samfordartstickets.com or by calling 726-2853.

 
Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. The Wall Street Journal ranks Samford 1st nationally for student engagement and U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 66th in the nation for best undergraduate teaching and 104th nationally for best value. Samford enrolls 5,683 students from 47 states and 19 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference, and ranks 3rd nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.