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Collin Dance Ensemble Announced



Collin Dance Ensemble Announced

September 29, 2006 - Collin County Community College District (Collin) Dance Ensemble recently announced its 2006-07 dancers.

The students are chosen during August auditions and are expected to make a one-year commitment to the ensemble.

Gallery: Dance Ensemble (Photo credit: Nick Young/Collin photographer)

The 2006-07 dancers are:

Allen

  • Deborah Rozenberg

Carrollton

  • Jessica Lourias

McKinney

  • Leah Longoria
  • Breaune Powell

Plano

  • Myranda Alexander
  • Julie Davis
  • Ashley Franco
  • Meredith Knight
  • Lauren Mauro
  • Krisi Monti
  • Jessie Prevette
  • Cassi Samples
  • Jonah Villegas

Richardson

  • Kari Valentine

The ensemble will perform with the Elledanceworks Dance Company and Houston Metropolitan Dance Company at the college's Dance Fusion at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Spring Creek Campus John Anthony Theatre, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. All tickets are available at the door and cost $8 for general admission and $5 for students and senior citizens.

Students who have been in the company, according to Collin Dance Chair Tiffanee Arnold, have transferred to universities such as The Ohio State University, Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University, Texas Woman's University, the University of Oklahoma and other institutions.

The ensemble has toured the Metroplex, performing at local concerts and festivals such as The Dallas Dance Festival, The Fort Worth Dance Festival: Up and Running, Dances at a Gathering at the Eisemann Center and more.

For more information about Dance Fusion or any upcoming shows, call 972.881.5107.

Collin County Community College District (Collin) serves more than 41,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.