Swing the Night Away with the SUU Ballroom Dance Company
For Immediate Release: April 1, 2008
(Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah) The Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company will amaze you as they perform their award-winning showcase Swing, Swing, Swing! April 12th at the SUU Centrum Arena. Audiences will be treated to a tribute of swing dances throughout the century ranging from the Charleston of the roaring twenties, to the rocking jitterbugs of the 50’s, all the way to the exciting Lindy Hops of today. In addition, the SUU Ballroom Dance Company will perform other tradition ballroom dances such as the rhythmical cha cha from Cuba, the elegant American foxtrot, the intense Spanish paso doble and many more.
This energetic group will keep you tapping your feet as you are entertained by wonderful music, beautiful costumes, and amazing formation ballroom dancing. The SUU Ballroom Dance Company has toured throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, and Latin America receiving numerous accolades for their performances. Directed by United States and European Ballroom Dance Champion, Mark Baker, the Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company entertains like none other.
“My best friend and I took my little sister to see last year’s show. We were amazed at the technical ability of the dancers and my little sister loved the music and the costumes,” says Sara Kelly of Los Angeles, CA. “We had such a great time, next time I will bring my whole family.”
The Ballroom Dance Company is one of the premier performing groups on Southern Utah University’s campus and maintains a touring program that typically reaches more than 75 cities throughout various countries annually. With more than 100 performances each year, this professional-level ensemble delights and uplifts thousands worldwide.
Sponsored by SUU’s College of Performing and Visual Arts, Swing, Swing, Swing! will perform to the general public April 12th at the SUU Centrum Arena. There will be two performances including a matinee at 2:00 p.m. and an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for general admission, $6 for SUU students and $30 for a family matinee pass (up to 5 family members, matinee only). Tickets can be purchased at the SUU Centrum Arena box office at 435-586-7872 or online at smithstix.com, 1-800-888-TIXX.
More information about Ballroom Dance at SUU is available at 435-865-8375 or on our website.