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ISU Bengal Dancers farewell performance set Jan. 14

Posted January 10, 2008

The Idaho State University Bengal Dancers will present their National Farewell Performance on Monday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. in Reed Gymnasium. 

The ISU Bengal Dancers will be perform their 2008 national competition routines that they will be competing with at the Universal Dance Association Collegiate Championship (UDA) held in Orlando, Fla., on Jan. 19 and 20. Tickets are $3 at the door.

Local dance groups that will also perform include the Century Diamond Dancers, Cope’s Dance and Fitness (American Falls), Dana Smith Dance Studio, Dance Depot (Idaho Falls), Dance Vibrations, Highland Lassies, Pocatello Indianettes and Sunrise Dance Academy.

The Bengal Dancers will have a silent auction at the performance on various items that have been donated.

The Bengal Dancers were USA Hip Hop National Champions in 2007 and finished second at the NDA Championship 2005, 2006 and 2007.  The 17-member squad is coached by Hilary Hofmaier and assisted by Lindsay Tucker.   

Tryouts for the 2008-09 Bengal Dancers are scheduled for Saturday, April 19.  For a tryout brochure, contact Hilary Hofmaier at 282-4547 or hofmhila@isu.edu.