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. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 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 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.