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‘A Salute to Motion Pictures’

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May 14, 2012

The Georgia College Department of Theatre and Dance presents its annual Community Dance Program Spring Concert.

Performances begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20 in Russell Auditorium on the Georgia College campus. The event is free and open to the public.

This year’s theme, “A Salute to Motion Pictures,” will feature music from famous movies, including “The Bodyguard,” “Pink Panther,” “Rocky,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark,” “Star Wars” and “E.T.”

One hundred and seventy-five community dancers will perform classical ballet, tap, jazz, musical theatre, hip-hop and contemporary dance. Georgia College students and vocal soloists Laurie Meeks, Jon Peeler and Olivia Pelton will perform seven musical selections.

“This concert is unique because it features all the various dance genres,” said Amelia Pelton, the university’s director of dance. “Live vocalists always add to the performances, which will include talented performers ages 3 to adults.”

For more information call 478-445-4226 or email

ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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