The Kohlenberg Lyceum Series Presents the Missouri Contemporary Ballet in "ROCK!"

The Kohlenberg Lyceum Series has added a performance by the Missouri Contemporary Ballet to the 2007-2008 schedule at 7:30 p.m. April 4 in Baldwin Auditorium.

The Missouri Contemporary Ballet (MCB) will perform “ROCK!”, a unique and entertaining production that takes one on a historical and emotional ride as it explores and interprets rock-and-roll music through the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. “ROCK!” features well-known music by Elton John, Blondie, Queen, the Cure, Cyndi Lauper, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers and many other talented artists.

“ROCK!” premiered in the fall of 2007 at the Blue Note in Columbia, Mo., and was performed again in February due to popular demand.  “ROCK!” features MCB’s six talented dancers: Lily Frazier-Ransom, Laura Jones, Megan Pulfer, Emily Spadafora, Molly Wagner and Zach Young.

Missouri Contemporary Ballet, founded in July 2006, is a nonprofit professional dance company that is committed to creating dance entertainment through the art of contemporary ballet. MCB creates exciting, edgy, hip entertainment, bringing elements of Broadway, Vegas, and ballet to the stage to make the experience of live dance an artful and joyful event for all ages.

Seating is general admission. Admission is free for students, faculty and staff with their University ID. Tickets will be available beginning March 28. Students will be able pick up tickets at the Student Activities Board Office, first floor of the Student Union Building. Faculty and staff will be able to pick up tickets at the Center for Student Involvement, first floor of the Student Union Building.

The University requests that all patrons be seated five minutes prior to the performance. The University reserves the right to fill all seats, reserved and general admission, five minutes before the time of performance stated on the ticket. No refunds will be given.

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