Christine Rich: Meena, now that you have trained year-round for 16 years, did you ever think when you were young that you would be dancing the lead principal part in our ballet this year, Raymonda’s Dream? Meena Jain: It became a goal for me the beginning of high school, but not when I was … [Read more...] about Interview With CRS Student Meena Jain
Stars of Dance Chicago return to Fermilab stage Published online April 23, 2016 Randall G. Mielke The Trinity Irish Dance Company will perform in the Stars of Dance Chicago on April 23 at the Ramsey Auditorium at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia. The Stars of Dance … [Read more...] about Chicago Tribune – Chicago Dancers April 2016
Christine: How do you feel being one of the students who has studied dance the longest at CRS? Ashley: It’s very rewarding. It feels pretty impressive to stick with something so long. Compared to other high school peers, I’ve stuck with something for 17 years. Christine: What has that given … [Read more...] about Interview With Student Ashley Thopiah – Lead Of “Visions Of Don Quixote”, Student At CRS For 17 Years, Graduating Senior Going To Butler University In Dance
You’ve paid for the dance lessons, bought the class uniform and shoes. At home, before class, you’re wiping the last telltale signs of pizza sauce off, getting your young child to the bathroom and praying you remember where the dance bag is. You feel the manic push to be on time. Then … [Read more...] about The Dreaded Tantrum Before Dance Class. Is Hiding On A Tropical Isle The Best Option?
Hello! A picture is worth a thousand words. This video is worth a thousand experiences. I could never convey in words the joy dancers feel when they have trained, worked hard and had the courage to go on a stage and perform. It’s an exhilaration that is hard to describe because it is a … [Read more...] about Competition Team Feb 2015
From Tolono County Star March 18, 2010 By Christine Walsh SAVOY — For more than three decades, Ben Vereen, a Tony award-winning, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated actor, dancer and singer, has inspired audiences with his versatility and creativity as an entertainer. Last Tuesday, he … [Read more...] about Tolono County Star — American Performing Icon Visits Savoy