Dance Visions to hold recital
June 6, 2007
Dance Visions Performing Arts Center will present its 18th annual dance recitals at 6:30 p.m. June 12 and 13 in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Recreation Center.
For ticket information contact the studio at (775) 588-5425 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Tickets are available at the studio, 100 McFaul Way in Zephyr Cove and will also be available at the door before each performance.
Each show will feature a variety of dance styles from ballet and pointe to jazz, hip-hop, musical theater, acrobatics/tumbling, modern, tap and couples. The June 12 performance is titled “Join the Circus & Broadway Babies.” Following in the Barnum and Bailey circus tradition, the show will open with a parade of circus performers and move on the feature the youngest Tiny Dancers, ages 3 to 5, performing to “Elegant Elephant.” Boys Hip-Hop will follow the elephant parade while performing to “Clean it Up/Work it Out.” From clowns to ticket takers and tiny tight rope dancers in the first half will be a crowd pleaser.
After a short intermission “Broadway Babies” will present songs from past and present musicals. Dance Visions junior competition team dancers will strut their stuff in a jazzy and acrobatic version of “76 Trombones” from “The Music Man.” From cowgirl and cowboy couple of “Toy Story” to the dancing sirens from Chicago’s “All That Jazz” and the Siamese dancer of “The King and I” it will be an entertaining night for the entire family.
The June 13 performance will showcase Dancer Visions older dancers from middle through high school. “Cirque Enigma” opens with an advanced contemporary jazz piece featuring odd circus characters right out of a Cirque de Soleil production. “Blacklight,” choreographed by Ryan Curren, is an amazing hip-hop routine with 40 dancers assembling and disassembling other dancers. This half of the show will lead the audience on a quirky, yet fascinating, trip through Cirque Enigma.
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“Dance to the Music” will close out the second night’s performance. Solo performers dancing to “Right Now,” “Hanky Panky,” “Burning’ Love” and “Ain’t No Other Man” will be joined by hip-hop, jazz, musical theater, acrobatic and tap groups demonstrating their many talents and love of dance.
In both show Dance Visions competition team will perform award-winning solos, duos/trios and group routines choreographed by master choreographers from around the country and the DV staff.
“The hours of love, dedication and devotion will be obvious to the audience. These students have chosen to take their performance and dance skills to the next level and I applaud them for their hard work, commitment and determination,” said Kelly Alvarez, owner/director. “Dance lessons are life lessons and these dancers will succeed and flourish not only in the entertainment industry if they so choose, but most importantly, in their bright futures.”
For more information on Dance Visions Performing Arts Center call (775) 588-5425.