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Dazzling dancers: Orchesis, De La Cru, Bhangra Beats, and Latino Heat perform in the 2021 Orchesis Dance Show. Photo credits: Tori Appel

Orchesis Dance Show shines

Tori Appel, Web Editor
December 10, 2021

One moment: darkness, accompanied by a hushed murmur of ecstatic anticipation. The next: a flash of bright blue lights, a loud bang of music, and the audience’s awe-filled eyes. The dancers began—their...

Cultural community: 
Surrounded by fellow dancers, Latino Heat  celebrates their culture through dance.

South’s unique dance groups jig on despite changes

Mia Carr, Shosh Green, and Clare Lanscioni
April 23, 2021

Latino Heat Adrenaline flowing through their bodies, members of South’s Latino Heat dance as music filled the cafeteria during their rehearsals. This year, their smiles were covered up by masks. Instead...

Harmony facilitated through Latino Heat

Karina Benson, a&e editor
March 14, 2019

They might not have the catch phrase of De La Cru or the sparkly uniforms of Bhangra Beatz, but they still have passion and skill. For the past eight years, South’s dance group Latino Heat has created...

DE LA WHO: Dropping with the beat, De La Cru dances center stage for this year’s Dance Show, Spark. Led by seniors Grace Yang and Madeline Sprowls, De La Cru performs modern hip-hop stlyes of dance, oftentimes in combination with other styles from their male dancers, who did not perform in the Dance Show.

Annual Dance Show sparkles in spotlight

John Park and Megan Sheqiladze
December 18, 2015

The December Dance Show is an event where ballet meets hip-hop and Latin culture. This year’s show, Spark, which is hosted by Orchesis, and included De La Cru, Latino Heat and Poms. For Orchesis, the...

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