Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-04-25Samford Theatre and Dance students will perform at 3 p.m. this Saturday, April 28, on the Backyard Productions Stage in Birmingham's Imagination Festival. Part of the free Magic City Art Connection, the Imagination Festival will cover one-quarter of Linn Park and offer arts activities for children and adults.
The Samford students will perform two dances from the Momentum 2012 dance concert and a scene from Shakespeare's The Tempest. The festival will feature performances by other local dance, music and theater companies throughout the day.
Magic City Art Connection is one of the South's largest juried art shows.
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.