Students in Loomis Chaffee dance courses and groups performed in the Spring Dance Revue May 5–7 in the Norris Ely Orchard Theater in the John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Center for Theater and Dance.
“The dancers did an amazing job, and the audiences were so responsive and supportive,” said dance teacher Kate Loughlin after the final show. “I’m so grateful to be part of a community that values and enjoys the arts.”
Solos, duets, trios, and larger groups performed 26 pieces in a variety of dance styles, including contemporary, hip hop, jazz, tap, and flamenco. Students choreographed 14 of the pieces, and nine others were created collaboratively in dance courses and groups under Kate’s direction. The LC Step Team performed several pieces choreographed by faculty member Petagay Rowe ’95 who advises the group.
Student musicians and dancers also performed collaborations of live orchestral music and dance. Members of the Orchestra, Dance Ensemble, and Dance Company had worked in six groups to create the collaborative pieces, and they performed two different pieces on each night of the Dance Revue.
This year’s Spring Dance Revue was the first indoor dance performance since the onset of the pandemic in 2020.
Enjoy a gallery of photographs from the Spring Dance Revue.