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Connecticut College dancers to perform 'Swan Lake' in fall concert Dec. 11 and 12

NEW LONDON, Conn. - More than 40 Connecticut College dancers will perform choreographed works by dance professors Shani Collins, David Dorfman, Heidi Henderson and Adele Myers in the Dance Department's Fall Concert Dec. 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. The evening's program will also include a modernized version of "Swan Lake" by distinguished guest artist Robyne Watkin, a piece by guest artist Monica Bill Barnes and student-choreographed works by Lily Ockwell '10 and Liz Young '10. The students' pieces will also be performed at the 2010 American College Dance Festival Association's New England Region Conference at Boston University Feb. 10 - 14.

Tickets are $12 for general admission and $6 for students and seniors. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call (860) 439-2787.

About Connecticut College

Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college´s 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning.

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December 1, 2009