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The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Kristian Lentine (behind) and Amorena Ruffolo rehearse together. The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Kristian Lentine (behind) and Amorena Ruffolo rehearse together. The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Kristian Lentine (behind) and Amorena Ruffolo rehearse together. The Indiana University of South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

The Indiana University South Bend Dance Company rehearsed "A Celebration of Dance" at the Lerner Theatre on Tuesday night, Aug. 5, 2014. The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, a wide range of music from classical to Top 40 to live acoustic guitar. The performance starts at 7:30 pm Thursday, Aug. 7, at The Lerner. (James Buck / The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)
IU South Bend Dance Company presents show at Lerner Theatre
Posted on Aug. 6, 2014 at 8:22 p.m.

Music and dance comes to the Lerner Theatre on Thursday night, Aug. 7, as the Indiana University South Bend Dance Company performs “A Celebration of Dance.”

The performance concludes the 2014 Doloris C. Cogan IU South Bend Summer Theatre Series and features a variety of dance styles performed by more than 25 dancers, said Carolynn Hine-Johnson, artistic director for the dance company.

“I’m excited about the whole thing, we have a lot of students that choreographed their own numbers,” said Hine-Johnson. “They’re amazing, I was pretty blown away by them.”

Backing them up will be composer, guitarist and vocalist Bryan Edington. Among his own music will be a contemporary Native American dance piece composed specifically for the IU South Bend Dance Company.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at the Lerner. Tickets are available through the Lerner Theatre Box Office or 800-294-8223.