AUBURN – Young dancers from Androscoggin Dance, Lewiston-Auburn area’s new dance school and performance company, will give its debut performance at the Monday, Oct. 6, meeting of the Auburn Art Club.

Auburn Art Club, made up of 50 Auburn women, meets bimonthly October to April, with programs highlighting various art forms and their artists or performers. The club has a long history of showcasing the arts, since its organization in 1880.

Elizabeth Hansen, artistic director of Androscoggin Dance, will give a lecture and demonstration, and five students from the Androscoggin Dance company will perform. They are Kiah Baxter, Ashton Plummer, Melina Plummer, Sara Spellman and Sophie Wallace.

The meeting will take place at 2 p.m. at High Street Congregational Church at Pleasant and High streets.

Androscoggin Dance is the resident dance company of the Franco-American Heritage Center. It was formed this past summer to provide area high-school students and young adults with preprofessional training and opportunities to perform before the public. Twenty-six area community and dance leaders serve on the Androscoggin Dance Board or advisory committee.

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