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Ballroom Dance Company Creates Special "Valentine's Gala"

Published: January 24, 2012 | Category: Academics

There’s music, dance and romance in the air when Southern Utah University’s Ballroom Dance Company presents a very special “Valentine’s Gala” Friday, February 10, in the Great Hall at Hunter Conference Center. The romantic, semi-formal event will include include dinner, dessert, live music and other fun-filled entertainment.

The romance begins at 6 p.m. and should end by 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person which includes a lovely catered dinner and dessert.

In addition, there will an open dance floor for social dancing until 10:45 p.m. Guests will also go home with a special keepsake: couples photos. This unique opportunity for the more traditional romance of dinner and dancing is open to the public and a great way to surprise your Valentine this year, whether it's your first date or your fifth decade together as sweethearts.

To purchase tickets, please call 435-865-8375 or send an email to Tickets are available for advanced purchase only until Jan 30. Vegetarian meals available upon request.

The Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company is one of SUU's outstanding performing groups. The company consists of three performance ensembles with more than seventy student participants. The focus of the group is performing ballroom dances such as the electric American swing, the elegant waltz, the rhythmic samba of Brazil and many more. The SUU Ballroom Dance Company puts on several campus and community events annually including fall showcase, spring showcase, and Dancing with the Stars. In addition the company reaches out to the surrounding community frequently doing performances for local organizations. 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. The Ballroom Dance Company has quickly grown to become one of the premier performing groups on the Southern Utah University campus. The company maintains a touring program that typically reaches cities across the United States and internationally.

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