The Lakeside Dance Academy will present their Annual Spring Dance Concert at 7:00 PM on Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1 at the RFA Lakeside Theatre on Main St. in Rangeley. It will be an evening showcasing the work of over 45 dancers of all ages and is sponsored by the Rangeley Friends of the Arts. New this year in the production will be the use of multi-media presentations and enhanced lighting effects to bring the students’ work to a professional level of stage production.
Over 50 dancers ranging in ability from beginner to advanced will perform in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and en Pointe. In the Advanced level, the dancers include: Ellie Brookes, Genevieve Burgess, Skyela Burgess, Natalie Brooks, Brooke Egan, Jacksyn Haley, Lauren Farmer, Jessica Gammon, Mya Laliberte, Emmarae MacFawn, Ella Shaffer, Isobel Straub, Cassidy Strunk, and Lily Webber, In the Intermediate level: Tori White Abbott, Tessa Eustis, Gracie Feeney, Averie Flewelling, Emma Grant, Quincy Haley, Brooke Laliberte, Nichole Lemay, Meredith McMillan, Aaliyah Ramirez, Elizabeth Robare, Lily Shaffer, Parker Smith, Eva Spear, and Angelica Woodward. In the Beginner level: Lucy Bolduc, Kaylee Bottcher, Silvi Emami-Greifendorf Jozee Feeney, Abigail Grant, Stella McFawn, Blakeslee Popores, Teagan Schultz, and Tristram Woodman. The pre-school Creative Movement class includes the youngest dancers: Kayla Brewer, Mary Burgess, Madison Ellis. Elyse Kennett, Joslyn Kennett, Mia Lynch, Sara Kate Murphy, Addisyn Quimby. Vanessa Sirois, Micaela Vryhof, Morghan Webber, and Caroline Willis.
The Lakeside Dance Academy has been providing dance instruction since 1986 under the Artistic Direction of Pam Ellis. The Rangeley Friends of the Arts has provided support through the years via their Scholarship and Student Lessons Programs. There will be a reception to celebrate the dancers in the theater lobby after the concert each night. Please come and enjoy their work and their art. Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for students 7 – 18. Children 6 and under are free. FMI: call Pam Ellis, Artistic Director, at 592-7427.