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Lincoln-Way East Orchesis to perform "Orchesis goes to the Movies" in January
Thursday, December 22, 2016

On January 27 and January 28, 2017, Lincoln-Way East Orchesis dance club will perform "Orchesis goes to the Movies." The dance performance is a compilation of various choreography styles, from ballet to hip hop, designed as a tribute to movie favorites. The dancers will perform to movie songs from the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and today. The performances will begin at 7:00 p.m. on January 27 and January 28 in the Lincoln-Way East Fine Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased at the door beginning at 6:30 p.m. before the performances and are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. Tickets can be purchased in cash or with checks made out to Lincoln-Way East.

"We have a very talented group of girls this year,” says Orchesis Director Julie Widinski. “Their dedication and hard work has produced a very entertaining show."

Orchesis is a dance organization that gives students the opportunity of expressive movement through the art of performance. The goal is to educate and strengthen the appreciation of dance as an art form. All dances are choreographed by high school students and allow them an opportunity to participate in leadership roles.