The Dixie State University Student Association will host a benefit concert, Talents for Treatments, featuring various acts such as dance, song and theater pieces. The concert will raise funds for local cancer research is set to take place April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Eccles Fine Arts Center.
Among other performers, the event will feature Miss Dixie Kelby Morrison, DSU teams, and principal dancers from the Nevada Ballet and Universal Ballet Theatre performing a duet from “Swan Lake.”
All proceeds from the concert will be donated to Intermountain Healthcare Precision Genomics in St. George.
“Cancer interferes with the personal lives of many, including my own family. My grandfather, mother and now my sisters have all had to struggle through this battle,” McKensy Madsen, the event’s organizer and the health and lifestyle service leader for DSUSA, said. “We chose the Precision Genomics lab because we wanted to find a way to help the people of St. George with their battles as well.”
Talents for Treatments tickets are $8 per person or $6 per ticket for groups of 10 or more and are available in advance at dsutix.com or at the DSU ticket office in the Cox Performing Arts Center.