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Spring Dance Concert performances to range from classical to contemporary

Naked, a solo created and performed by UGA assistant professor Tamara Thomas for the 2015 Spring Dance Concert

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences dance department will present its 2015 Spring Dance Concert April 9-11 at 8 p.m. and April 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the New Dance Theatre in the dance building on Sanford Drive.

The 2015 Spring Dance Concert will bring together faculty, guest choreographers and UGA undergraduate students, many of whom are completing their Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts or minors in dance, for a performance of pieces that choreographers have been rehearsing with dancers since the beginning of the fall semester.

Tickets are $16, $10 for students, seniors and children ages 6 to 12. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, by calling 706-542-4400 or online at Tickets also can be purchased at the Tate Student Center cashier’s window and will be available at the door one hour before each performance.

The concert highlights include guest choreography by Alexandre Munz from Paris, a Willson Center for Humanities and Arts Short-Term Visiting Fellow using his S.A.F.E. methods for choreography; Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, founder of Urban Bush Women who recently performed at UGA; and Virginia Carver, associate professor emerita of dance.