Hinds CC plans theatre groups Lion King dance

The Hinds Community College Montage Dance Theatre’s upcoming performance titled “The Dance of Lion King” will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 16-18, at Hinds Community College’s Cain-Cochran Hall in Raymond. There will also be a performance beginning at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 2016, at Thalia Mara Hall located at 255 E Pascagoula St., in Jackson.

The performance is an original production by Hinds Community College’s Montage Theatre of Dance under the artistic direction of Tiffany Jefferson. The story takes place in a kingdom of lions in Africa, and was influenced by the biblical tales of Joseph and Moses, and the Shakespeare play Hamlet, and of course the Disney animated movie and Broadway musical The Lion King.

“The Dance of Lion King” will feature an array of diverse works from residential and legendary choreographers within disciplines of ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, modern, acrobatics, African and Caribbean dance genres.

Ticket prices range from $5 to $25.

For more information, contact Tiffany Jefferson at (601) 857-3266 or TJJefferson@hindscc.edu.

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