(February 25, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

Dirtfoot and Escaped Images Join Forces for Concert
March 12

Can Dance: a Dansical

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service)— Escaped Images Dance Company, the dance ensemble of the Theatre and Dance department, will team up for a one-night only concert with local gypsy-punk-country-grumble-boogie band, Dirtfoot, Friday, March 12. The event will take place at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse on Centenary's campus.

Can Dance: a Dansical is a collaboration between the two groups and will be performed beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the Marjorie Lyons Playhouse box office, with prices ranging from $10 for Centenary students, and $15 for general admission. The MLP Box office is open daily from noon until 4 p.m.

"This is the first time that we have ever been able to have an event like this," said Renee Cheveallier, Director of Dance at Centenary College. "We're taking local culture and adding movement to it; we're adding a visual experience to this great band's work. It's a Dansical of sorts, and it's something that we have been working on for several months."

For more information, call 318.869.5242.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and is regularly rated as one of the top colleges in the South. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in the Shreveport and Bossier City communities.