The West Virginia University Division of Theatre and Dance will present an informal concert at the Dance Studio at Elizabeth Moore Hall, located on the Downtown Campus, Thursday and Friday, April 12-13.

Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. under the artistic direction of Heather Ahern. Admission is $5.

Featured in the performance will be contemporary work from student choreographers Samantha Boley, Mary Krosnjar, Kira Sedlock, Kara Lawson and Hanna Rose Wisniewski.

Also featured will be a classical ballet solo,BluebirdfromSleeping Beauty.The dance, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa, will be danced by WVU student Andrea Rogers.

Rogers was coached by Renee Nicholson.

A former ballet dancer, Nicholson is currently a student in WVU s creative writing program in the Department of English, where she is working on a master of fine arts degree and writes extensively about dance.

Another feature of the program will be dance and film projects from WVU s 2006-2007 choreography classes. Film footage and editing will be provided by videographer Brian Stein, a student in the Division of Theatre and Dance.

For more information, contact the Dance Office at 304-293-8623 or 304-293-2020, ext. 3120.