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March 6, 2007

Birmingham-Southern to present annual Spring Dance Performance

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern College Department of Theatre and Dance will present its 2007 Spring Dance Performance on campus March 8-10 at 7:30 p.m. in the BSC College Theatre, Mainstage.

The evening performances will include ballet, jazz, and modern dance performed by BSC students and choreographed by BSC faculty and guest artists and presented under the direction of BSC professors of dance Mira Popovich and Ruth Henry.

General admission is $10; $5 for BSC students. Tickets are available at the BSC Box Office at 226-4780.

This year's guest artists are Marcus Alford, well-known jazz choreographer from Atlanta, and Thor Sutowsky, former dance instructor at the Alabama School of Fine Arts.

BSC's dance department, which currently has only female students, will perform a piece with Cole Companion, a male guest dancer from the University of Alabama. Professional dancer Kathryn Gebler, faculty at the Alabama Ballet School, will also dance as a guest with the BSC students in the opening piece.

The 2007 BSC student company, in alphabetical order by hometown, is as follows:

ANDALUSIA: Leslie Ann Kilpatrick, a freshman dance/math major.
ATHENS: Amanda Mitchell, a senior dance major.
BATON ROUGE, La.: Jordan Amirkhani, a senior dance/art history major.
BIRMINGHAM Area: Liz Cochran, a dance/pre-health major from Helena; Gowoon Koo, a sophomore dance major from College Hills; Jaclyn Horsley, a junior dance/business major from Chelsea; Brittany Laeger, a freshman business major from Homewood; Whitney Mayfield, a freshman dance/French major from Hoover; Monique Roberts, a junior dance/business major from Forestdale.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.: Jamie Esposito, a freshman dance/psychology major.
DESTIN, Fla.: Sarah Stein, a sophomore dance major.
ENTERPRISE: Lindsay Carter, a freshman dance/English major.
FAIRHOPE: Emmie Silvernail, a senior dance major.
FOLEY: Sarah Persons, a freshman dance/business major.
GADSDEN: Rebecca Rowe, a freshman dance major.
HUNTSVILLE: Leigh Anne Ervin, a junior political science major; Meredith Ervin, a freshman dance/chemistry major; and Lucy Hamilton, a senior dance major.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.: Tiffany Davis, a junior dance major.
KENNESAW, Ga.: Katie Scott, a junior dance/psychology major.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.: Katie Welsh, a freshman dance major.
MONTGOMERY: Lauren Hamilton, a freshman dance major.
MUSCLE SHOALS: Carlon Alexandra, a senior dance education major.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.: Nell Heflin, a sophomore dance/business major.
OZARK: Anna-Laura Bergmann, a freshman business major.
ROANOKE, Va.: Tara Hamann, a senior dance education major.
TUPELO, Miss.: Jocelyn Smith, a junior dance/business major.

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