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ANOTHER LANGUAGE TO MARK ITS 10TH WITH DANCE CONCERT

Another Language, an enterprising dance/performance arts company that this year celebrates its 10th anniversary, will observe the occasion with a concert, "Stepping into the Light," this week at Judge Memorial High School.

Performances will be Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22, at 7:30 p.m., also Saturday at 2 p.m. (Tickets are $7 ($5 students and senior citizens).The retrospective program includes "Clapping Stacks and Company Tasks," choregraphed by former company member Gunild Pak, who is now a dance instructor at Kent State University. "Ignorance of Burden" and "Changes in Space" are works co-choreographed by co-artistic directors Beth and Jimmy Miklavcic; the former a humorous duet, the latter a quartet. "Eglantine," a prize-winning video/dance work by Beth Miklavcic, "Three Ballads for Mother," and "Freedom" by company member Spencer John Powell are among a wide variety of works ranging from solos to full company of seven.

Jimmy Miklavcic, a computer programmer, has multifaceted arts experience, including composing, choreographing, multimedia, electronic music and painting. Beth Miklavcic, a masters in dance graduate of the University of Utah, has taught and choreographed widely, winning national awards. She has choreographed for many Utah companies and also in India, Kentucky, California, Colorado, Washington and Wisconsin. Both Jimmy and Beth have participated in the Utah Arts Council artists in education bank for four years.

Ten years of Another Language has seen an ever-widening sphere of operations, including home concerts by the company, composed of many fine free-lance Utah dancers; touring, with appearances throughout Utah and elsewhere; and establishment of the Artists' Exchange, which functioned vigorously in Artspace.