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University of Central Missouri
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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4640
Fax: 660-543-4943


UCM Dance Club Presents Dancing with the Professors

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (April 27, 2015)- Members of the University of Central Missouri faculty and staff will pair with students in the Department of Theatre and Dance to test their dancing skills as the UCM Dance Club presents Dancing with the Professors at 7:30 p.m.Sunday, May 3, in the James L. Highlander Theatre.

The club's annual fundraiser, Dancing with the Professors is an evening of various ballroom and popular dance styles performed by UCM student and faculty dance partners. The event is choreographed by UCM students, performed by some of UCM’s bravest faculty, and judged by selected UCM faculty and staff and audience members.

Dancing with the Professors showcases an ensemble of five couples of student-faculty dancers. The competing couples are:

The evening will provide entertainment on the dance floor with original works, including styles of West Coast swing, disco, contemporary, paso doble, bollywood, jazz, waltz, salsa, and musical theatre.

The judging panel includes Ashley Miller, assistant professor of dance; UCM President Chuck Ambrose; and Chuck Clemons, a member of the UCM Mules Football Coaching Staff.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. The proceeds from the event will benefit UCM Dance Club through the UCM Foundation.

For more information, contact the UCM Department of Theatre and Dance at 660-543-4020.