Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2009-03-16

Samford University dancers and choreographers will present their annual spring dance concert March 26-29.

Dance styles include ballet, hip-hop, tap, modern and musical theatre. Music will be varied and range from that of jazz great Jelly Roll Morton to classical cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

The production represents the work of 22 dancers, 12 student choreographers, and faculty choreographers Lisa Gibbs and Brandon Ragland.

Performances will be in Harrison Theatre at 7:30 p.m. March 26- 28, and at 2:30 p.m. on March 29.

Admission is $12 adult, $9 senior adult (over age 55) and $6 student/child. Tickets are available at or (205) 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.