Students perform in end-of-year dance showcase

Students perform in end-of-year dance showcase

Advanced Dance I and II students performed solos, duets and group pieces in the annual end-of-year showcase in the dance studio May 3. To open the show, the juniors of Advanced Dance II danced to “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley to commemorate the fun times they experienced this year, choreographer and Advanced Dance II student Rileigh […]

Dancers perform ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

Dancers perform ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

Advanced Dance II students depicted characters such as Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, Veruca Salt, Mike Teavee, Augustus Gloop and Violet Beauregarde during their show “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” inspired by Roald Dahl’s novel, in Rugby Theater March 4-6. The show featured 37 performers, including guest dancers from Advanced Dance I and volunteer male dancers […]

Documentary to feature Advanced Dance I class

Documentary filmmaker Martha Wheelock will be filming Advanced Dance I students this week to include in her latest film, a biopic on the life and influence of women’s suffragist Inez Milholland in the early 20th century. As a young adult, Milholland assumed a key role in the National Women’s Party and led countless pro-suffrage parades […]

Dancers perform in charity show

Advanced Dance I will hold a special outreach performance showcase during school today. The showcase is for The Arc of the United States, an organization dedicated to helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The dances will be based on  fairytales, like the Ugly Duckling or the Evil Stepsisters. “I’m really excited to be a […]

Advanced I, II dancers celebrate final recital

Dancers in the Advanced Dance I and II classes finished off their year in a spring showcase May 1 in the dance studio. Dancers performed solos, duos, trios and in groups during the performance which was held after school. Seniors in Advanced Dance II performed in their final number together to Little Dragon’s “Ritual Union” […]

Alumna guest teaches during gap year

At a chance encounter with Hallie Brookman ’12 at a coffee shop off campus, Mia Ray ’14 excitedly approached her and effusively praised choreography she recently taught to her in her Advanced Dance I class. After falling ill with viral encephalitis at the end of her senior year, Brookman decided to take a gap year […]

Dancers to perform encore to ARC show

Advanced Dance I will have an encore performance of its yearly outreach showcase tonight for students, teachers and family in the dance studio. Members of the class also held a showcase for ARC, a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with developmental disabilities on Dec. 12. The show’s theme, Outer Space, followed a young boy, played […]