Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-02-15

Samford University dancers will display a variety of dance styles during their spring concert Feb. 28-March 2.

Sixteen students, all enrolled in Samford School of Performing Arts minor in dance program, will perform to urban hip hop, trendy pop, classical and selections from musical theatre.

Samford dance instructor and choreographer Lisa Gibbs will perform a modern dance solo to the smooth jazz of Eric Essix, choreographed by Rob Royce.

The program will conclude with an energetic ensemble dance to "You Can't Stop the Beat" from the hit musical Hairspray.

Student dancers are Adrienne Brown, Kelly Burns, Bill Camp, Erica Carr, Samantha Chambers, Barbara Cline, Laudrey Cody, Kallie Earnest, Casi Harris, Daniel King, Paul Lance, Carleton Meadows, Lydia Myers, Katie Ostrowski, Kaci Thomassie and Jenny Wiggins.

Performances are in Samford's Harrison Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28, 29, and March 1; and at 2:30 p.m. on March. 2.

Admission is $10 adult, $8 senior adult and $6 student. Tickets are available at or by calling the box office at (205) 726-2853.  


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.