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Dec. 8, 2006

Local Dance Students Will Present Winter Concert Dec. 15-17

Community participants in two outreach programs offered by the University of Iowa Dance Department -- the UI Youth Ballet and Dance Forum -- will present four performances on campus this week.

Performances are scheduled at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15, and at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 16-17, in the Space/Place Theatre in North Hall.

Tickets to the winter concert are $12 ($6 for UI students; free for children under 12).

The UI Youth Ballet features young dancers who train as many as six days a week. Dance Forum, taught by UI faculty and students, offers beginning through advanced classes in ballet, modern, jazz, tap and pointe for children and adults.

Tickets may be purchased in advance from the University Box Office in the Iowa Memorial Union at 319-335-3041 or toll-free 800-346-4401. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door.

The UI dance department is a unit of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Winston Barclay, 319-384-0073; cell: 310-430-1013;