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West Virginia Seeks Dancers for 2015 Festival


The state Division of Culture and History is seeking participants for the 2015 West Virginia State Dance Festival.

Directors from dance companies and schools across West Virginia are invited to enroll for the festival scheduled for April 17-19 at the Culture Center at the State Capitol Complex in Charleston.

Directors have until Jan. 5 to submit applications and scholarship and dancers’ applications are due by Jan. 12.

Officials say the festival showcases the talents of West Virginia dancers who come each spring to perform and take classes from nationally acclaimed dance instructors. This will mark the event’s 33rd year.