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2 ballet groups presenting summer shows

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THE UTAH ARTISTS Junior Ballet Company will present "The Wizard of Oz" July 9 at the Grand Theatre on the Utah Community College South Campus, 1575 S. State Street. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 at the door. Children ages 21/2-15 will perform the famous musical story of Dorothy and her friends, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion.

- THE BALLET CENTRE will present its 11th annual Ballet Under the Stars performance at the Murray Park Amphitheater, 495 E. 5300 South, Friday and Saturday, July 10-11. Curtain is 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children and seniors. They can be purchased at the door or by calling 264-2614 or 266-5999. This year's performance will include traditional dances, contemporary and classical ballets. One of the featured selections is a variation on "Carmen," which was originally choreographed for Maya Plisetskaya of the Bolshoi Ballet in the 1960s. Other works include Anatoliyus Grazulis' "The Piano" and "The White Cow."