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 […]

Concert to promote tolerance

Advanced Dance II students, as well as 25 guest dancers, will hold their annual concert March 3-5. Though the concert’s theme has not been revealed yet, performing arts teacher Cynthia Winter said that the concept of the show was created in response to current events. “We hope it makes us all appreciate one another even […]

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 […]

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” […]

Advanced Dance II prepares for annual concert

The Advanced Dance II concert on March 1, 2 and 3 will feature over 50 dances. There will be approximately 20 dancers from the class in the show and ten guest dancers from other dance classes. All of the dances are self-choreographed, Sidney Moskowitz ’13 said. “I think we’re all pretty excited about it,” said […]

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 […]