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Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Hallie LeTendre and Erika Sanchez

May 14, 2019

As the stage lights began to dim, the bodies of dozens of dancers appeared. Dressed in all-grey outfits, the dancers effortlessly began to take up space on the stage.  The atmosphere was set dark, with a sole fluorescent light shining, reflecting on each dancer’s silhouette. The fluidity of their movement ...

Guest choreographer teaches new style to dance students

Guest choreographer teaches new style to dance students

Renata Shen, Staff Writer

June 9, 2018

A group of girls dance on the auditorium stage, emotion written into their every move and facial expression. Soft music plays in the background, as the dancers move about, seeking an answer to an age-old question: what does it mean to beautiful? Last year, choreographer Christien Polos asked guest choreograph...

Review: Progressions 2018

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

A red-lit backdrop and a cluster of black silhouettes begin the performance. Still dancers quickly come to life, throwing their arms in all different directions to the first sharp beats of the music. Hands quickly retracting back inward, the group moves together, functioning like one single body as they tw...

Review: Progressions 2016

Review: Progressions 2016

Cleo Falvey and Lizzy Filine

May 5, 2016

  The lights dimmed, and the audience watched as dancers, illuminated only by the glow of the cell phones they were holding, walked onstage during the first dance of the night in Progressions 2016, which was called “Honey.” Progressions, which runs from May 5-7 in the Roberts / Dubbs Audito...

Gallery: Progressions Preview 2016

Gallery: Progressions Preview 2016

Cleo Falvey, Arts Writing Editor

May 3, 2016

Progressions, the high school dance department's annual showcase, debuts Thursday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Roberts / Dubbs Auditorium. Until then, browse the gallery below, which was taken during the dress rehearsal for the show. ...

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