The Monroe County Community College Inside Out Dance Ensemble will present “One for the Books” on Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. with a repeat performance Sunday, April 14, at 3 p.m. in the La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater, located on MCCC’s Main Campus at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe. General admission tickets for each show are $12.00 per person and can be purchased in advance at www.monroeccc.edu/events/mcccs-inside-out-dance-ensemble-one-for-the-books.

As the name "One for the Books" implies, the selections for this year's performances include musical and dance interpretations of a variety of bestseller and classic books and traditional, recent and traditional songs about the art of the written word  The full program of performances can be found at www.monoreccc.edu/events under the "One for the Books" listing. 

With nearly 30 different selections and using a combination of group dance performances, solo and duet dance performances, guitar and vocal interludes by Kevin R. Daniels, and three poetry readings from the award-winning works of members of the MCCC Writing Fellows Poetry Competition, Aiden Gerlica, Anna Muth and Ashley Atkins, "One for the Books" will certainly appeal to a very broad audience. 

IODE is a contemporary dance company founded by Kelli Lajiness in 2010 and is housed at MCCC. She continues to serve as the choreographer and director for the company. Members of IODE include Elisabeth Brockman, Brandon Burns, Grace Drewior, Autumn Hensley, James Marshall , Jillian Marshall, Jake Moskal, Nicole Nangle, Ashley Redfern, Ashley Redfern, Junior Company member, Maysie Burns, and IODE Full Member Understudies Racheal Chatfield, Abigail Johnson and Timothy Johnson. Members of the Destination Tap Collective include Krista Green, Autumn Hensley, Sydney Nimeth and Kelli Plumb.  

The MCCC Season of Events is made possible through The Foundation of MCCC’s Cultural Enrichment Endowment Fund and the generous donations of Consumers Energy Foundation, DTE Foundation, First Merchants Bank and La-Z-Boy.

For more information about these and other community events hosted by MCCC visit www.monroeccc.edu/events.

About The Foundation at Monroe County Community College 

The Foundation at Monroe County Community College is the charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the educational and cultural experience of our students and community. 

The Foundation at MCCC leverages voluntary support from donors to enhance the educational, literary, scientific, and cultural experience by helping Monroe County Community College meet its mission. The Foundation at MCCC touches thousands of lives each year through cultural arts programs, scholarships, and educational initiatives that guide and shape the business and civic leaders of tomorrow. Just as important, The Foundation offers a means for individuals of all ages and walks of life to express their philanthropy, act on their concerns, and follow the dictates of their hearts. For more information about The Foundation at MCCC visit www.monroeccc.edu/foundation.

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition. The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.


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