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Modern Dance Company to Perform at Hendrix

CONWAY, Ark. (January 19, 2011) — Kansas City based contemporary dance troupe, Kacico Dance, will perform a concert on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Staples Auditorium on the Hendrix College campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Brigitte Rogers, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance, at (501) 505-2947.

Kacico Dance, a not-for-profit professional modern dance company, was founded in 2005. The company creates and maintains a high quality dance repertory facilitated by artistic skill, knowledge, experimentation, and collaboration. Visit for more information on Kacico Dance.

Prior to their performance at Hendrix, the troupe will appear in an improvisational performance titled “Dance Happens” at the Faulkner County Library on Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. This event is also free and open to the public.

These presentations are supported by the Mid-America Arts Alliance with generous underwriting by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Arkansas Arts Council, and foundations, corporations and individuals throughout Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.

Hendrix, founded in 1876, is a selective, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college emphasizing experiential learning in a demanding yet supportive environment. The college is featured in the 2010 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 371 colleges, was identified as the nation’s top “Up and Coming” liberal arts college for 2011 by U.S. News and World Report, and is ranked among 45 “Best Buy” colleges by the 2011 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit