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BYU Cougarettes to perform Feb. 27-March 1 at Provo's Covey Center

Brigham Young University’s seven-time National Collegiate Dance Team Champions, the Cougarettes, will perform in concert at Provo’s new Covey Center for the Arts Wednesday through Saturday,Feb. 27-March 1.

The nightly performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the Saturday matinee will begin at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Covey Center Ticket Office at 425 W Center Street in Provo, online at http://www.coveycenter.org/ or by calling (801) 852-7007.

This year’s production includes an exceptional array of dance styles that demonstrate why the Cougarettes are recognized for setting the standard of elite collegiate dance teams. The Cougarettes will perform pieces choreographed by some of today’s most renowned choreographers, including innovative hip-hop choreographer Barry Youngblood.

Over the past 11 years, the Cougarettes have won the National Collegiate Dance Team Championship seven times and finished among the top four teams three times. One of “Dance Spirit” magazine’s top 25 Collegiate Dance Teams in the Nation, the Cougarettes are recognized for technical excellence and advanced choreography and are credited with raising the level of competitive collegiate dance teams to a new and respected level.

For more information, contact the Cougarettes’ artistic director, Jodi Maxfield, at (801) 422-3271.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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