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Former Ailey dancer in residence this week

Jan. 13, 2004

KALAMAZOO--Former member of the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, choreographer and teacher Christopher Huggins, is in residence at the Western Michigan University Department of Dance Jan. 14-16.

During his residency, Huggins will teach several master classes to students of ballet, modern and jazz dance.

Huggins also will take part in the upcoming symposium "Survival Skills and Personal Management in the Arts," Jan. 15-16. The two-day symposium is part of the Undergraduate Entrepreneurial Program and will provide mentoring for job preparation and business entrepreneurship for outstanding students in the College of Fine Arts. Huggins will meet with dance students to discuss dance auditions and career development.

Media contact: Liz Caldwell, 269 387-5830

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