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Ballet Magnificat to perform at Milligan

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (September 12, 2002) -Ballet Magnificat will perform on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 11:00 a.m. in Seeger Memorial Chapel on the Milligan College campus. Ballet Magnificat is a full-time professional ballet company formed with the purpose of sharing the gospel.

The company delivers spiritually compelling performances on scriptural themes such as joy, forgiveness, worship, and the Holy Spirit. These high-energy programs bring spiritual concepts to life, teaching and enlightening through the art of dance.

Kathy Thibodeaux, USA International Ballet Competition silver medallist, founded Ballet Magnificat in 1986 to pursue excellence in the arts and reclaim them for the church.

“Our desire is to glorify the Lord with all that we are and all that we have,” said Thibodeaux. “Through our performances we share the hope we have in our heart.”

The Ballet Magnificat repertoire includes ballets set to music by artist such as Sandi Patti, Twila Paris, Michael Cards, John Michael Talbot, Steve Green and the Mississippi Mass Choir. The company performs over 80 times a year across the U.S. and Canada. The company also receives invitations from all over the world to travel as missionaries.

Ballet Magnificat has been featured several times on the 700 Club, an internationally broadcasted television show, and have also appeared at the Christian Music Artists’ Seminar in Estes Park, Colo.
Ballet Magnificat appeals to all ages and is suitable for the entire family. For more information, please contact contact the Milligan Student Life Office at 423-461-8735.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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