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Parkville, Perry Hal High School students to be featured at Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase

MDHSDSUPDATE: Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed until January 19, 2018.

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The annual Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase on Friday, January 5, 2018, at Goucher College will bring together dance students from throughout the state for a day of dance workshops and an evening performance and awards ceremony.

Forty schools will participate including, from Baltimore County Public Schools, George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, Hereford High School, Milford Mill Academy, Parkville High School, Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts, and Perry Hall High School.

Among the 25 All-State dancers who will be recognized during the evening’s award ceremony are BCPS students Jada Clark, Tida Crippen, Chelsea Mitchell, and Alexandra Strouse of Carver Center; and Rachel Fiorini of Hereford High. Morgan Young of Hereford High will receive an honorable mention award.

The evening concert will begin at 5 p.m. and will be held at Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., 21204. It is open to the public, and admission will be charged. The following pieces performed by BCPS students are part of the evening’s program:

“C on a Cellular Level” – Milford Mill Academy
Instructor and Choreographer: Christen Svingos Douglass
Music: “Suite for Strings” (from “Psycho”) – The Countdown Singers
Dancers: Justin Allen, Amirah Carroll, Alliyah Dabo, Rachel Harris, Janae Johnson, Isaiah Laws, Kinah Mack, Jade Matthews, Sabrina Munroe Bridget Otoo, Maya Robinson, Lauren Ross, Tyniah Terry, Diarra Von Hendricks

“Moving Women” – Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts
Instructor: Claire Sweet Choreographer: Dr. Adrienne Clancy (Guest)
Music: “All Names” – Jun Miyake
Dancers: Paige Adams, Brooke Blankenship, Hanna Bold, Ashley Cerny , Chardé DeLestre, Nyda DiIorio, Emily Fitch, Samantha Gerke, Alyssa Henderson, Jessica Kirkner, Destinie Mayo, Allison McConnell, Abagale Neuberger, August Nichols, Kimberly Peary, Madison Ruhling, April Ulrich, Madison Zink

“Exit Strategy” – George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
Instructor and Choreographer: Stephanie Powell
Music: “Exit, Run 44″ – Ezio Bosso
Dancers: Bri’Asha Aldridge, Brooke Altman, Jayson Britton, Antonio Cain, Miahnna Catlett, Damia Coles, Xavier Easter, Sage Evans-Rainey, Taylor Ford, Hydeia Hall, Sasha Hopkins, Nija Maple, Carldine Smith, Dora Stancheva, Shayla Thomas

“Stand Ready” – Parkville High School
Instructor and Choreographer: Meghan Bulls
Music: “When the Day Comes” – Nico & Vinz
Dancers: Lolade Ajose, Stevie Boykin, Gabrielle Carter, Isabel Causey , Lindsey Delosier, Lauren Hartzell, Jarrett Heath, Destiny Jenkins, Dasia Lee, Feavy Marcelino, Nicholas Peacock, Kelley Reich, Kaija Simms, Naila Smith, Tiah Smith

“Innovation vs. Instinct” – Perry Hall High School
Instructor: Sarah Soule Walters
Choreographers: Sarah Soule Walters and Dancers
Music: “Revolt” – Nathan Lanier
Dancers: Reyna Carre, Natalie Cook, Alexandra Day, Sofia Dean, Kristine Escoto, Alyssa Hecht, Emily Hershey, Francheska Querol, Ana Reyes, Domenica Rocha, Alexandra Tamulevich, Tia Tran, Zhaoshan Wang

“Carry Me” – Hereford High School
Instructor: Erin Norton Choreographer: Rachel Fiorini (Student)
Music: “Will You Be There” – Boyce Avenue (Originally Composed by Michael Jackson)
Dancers: Katelyn Dixon, Rachel Fiorini, Dominique Henry, Bella Sheckells, Katrina Villanueva, Morgan Young, Esther Yu

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