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ADG Highlights Memory & Tragedy In “Kommos”
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ADG Highlights Memory & Tragedy In “Kommos”

Cast in a dim light and wearing a black, lace unitard, Alexa Goulas ’18 rolled on her back, tumbling into Sabrina Appleby ’17, dressed in a silky, red leotard, who sat with open arms in the center of the stage. As Samuel Barber’s “Piano Concerto Op. 38” died down to a soft melody, the dancers…

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Dance Labs Director: Emily Jackson ’19

Walking timidly into the ballet studio, Emily Jackson ’19 waited quietly by herself. Feeling uncomfortable and nervous in the unfamiliar environment, Jackson watched as the other dancers streamed in and began to greet each other. Recognizing Jackson, Lizzie McGonagle ’16, co-head of Andover Dance Group (ADG) at the time, walked over and began to welcome…

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Dance Open Director: Yishu Chen ’19

With a video of the moon landing projected as a backdrop, Yishu Chen ’19 excitedly struck her tap shoes with the rest of the members of Footnotes, kicking off her dance career at Andover as a member of Footnotes in her first Grasshopper performance. “My first memory [of dance at Andover] is Grasshopper where I…

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Dance Board Co-Head: Annie McGovern ’18

Huddling in a circle with her arms around her fellow dancers, Annie McGovern ’18 listened on as Judith Wombwell, Instructor and Chair in Theatre and Dance, gathered the group together to express her immense pride in their hard work and accomplishments before the dancers entered on stage to perform the Andover Dance Group (ADG) Show…

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Dance Board Co-Head: Alexa Goulas ’18

Slowly walking in a square formation surrounded by soft red lighting blanketing the stage, Alexa Goulas ’18 kicked her leg high above her head and pirouetted on her other foot to an easy, swinging melody in the background in her first show for Andover Dance Group (ADG) in her Junior year. “I think my favorite…

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