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Moravian Dance Company to Mark 36 Years with Spring Concert

MC DancersBethlehem, Pa., March 23, 2011--The Moravian College Dance Company will present their 36th annual spring concert Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Foy Concert Hall on Moravian's Hurd Campus in historic Bethlehem. The concert will include of dance pieces choreographed by both students and teachers as the dancers showcase their skill at ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, modern, lyrical, and contemporary dance.

In addition to student choreography and exciting work by Directors Mary Anne Gillen Hoffman and Madeline Moore, there will also be diverse pieces by guest companies Ballet Guild, Coral Nolan Dance, Lehigh Valley Charter H.S. for the Performing Arts, In Motion, RDT, and Tap Ties.

Student Choreographers for this year are Caitlin Dean '12, Hamburg, NJ; Stephanie Dorney ?11, Whitehall, Pa.; Cailin Fogerty '12, Middletown, RI; Brooke Kuperavage '13, Cumbola, Pa.; and Shannon Murray '11, Downingtown, Pa.

Caitlin Dean is a junior self-designed major in Performing Arts Outreach with certification in English and Secondary education. She served as the choreography director for the 2011 Student Cabaret with MCTC and directed and produced this year's production of The Vagina Monologues.

Stephanie Dorney is an English Major. She has been studying dance for 19 years. She is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha and Moravian's Cheerleading Squad.

Cailin Fogerty is a junior and a Music Education Major. She is a member of Delta Omicron, the international music fraternity.

Brooke Kuperavage is a sophomore biology/pre-dental major. She has 17 years of dance experience. This is her second year as a member of the Moravian College Dance Company and her first year choreographing.

Shannon Murray is a senior and a French and Education Major. She has been a part of many musicals, choirs, and dance shows in her life.

Foy Concert Hall is located on Moravian College's South Campus. General admission is $8. Admission is free with Moravian College ID.

Moravian College encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone who anticipates needing any type accommodation or who has questions about the physical access provided should contact Kathi Roman at Katro@moravian.edu or 610 625-7880.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Moravian partners with students to build a strong foundation for their future. Visit the College's Web site at www.moravian.edu.