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Dance Company prepares for annual show

Lauren Hannani staff writer With new choreography, themes and costumes, Dance Company is preparing to surprise students with a whole new variety of dance for students, from Jan. 11 to 13. These changes come naturally, as new Dance Company advisor Chrissie Leong has not only brought a new teaching style to the class, but has […]

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Dance teacher pursues her passion around the country

Lauren Hannani staff writer Starting ballet when she was just three years old, dance teacher Chrissie Leong has always had a strong passion for dance, whether that meant dancing in front of a huge audience or alone in her room as a source of therapy. After completing her undergraduate degree at UC Irvine, Leong went […]

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Q&A with ballerina Matisse Love

Lauren Hannani staff writer When junior Matisse Love left California to attend one of the oldest and competitive ballet schools in Moscow, Russia, the transition from sunny Beverly Hills to snowy Moscow took some time to get used to. Now, four months later, Love is leaping toward the central spotlight of the stage. Highlights: How […]

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Dedicated junior dancer finds success on the stage

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart staff writer After school, most people go home and do homework. Some go to practice on a sports team. Others go to extracurricular club meetings. But junior Greta Voci isn’t like most. To the outside world, Voci is just like any other teenage girl. She likes doing her nails, getting frozen yogurt and taking […]

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Dancer makes ‘pointe,’ takes position as trainee for professional ballet company

Jamie Kim staff writer Her eyes were fixated on the screen as she was entranced by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s ballet party in the movie, “You’re Invited to Mary-Kate and Ashley’s Ballet Party.” This moment 12 years ago defined the beginning of a dream she would never cease to chase. In January of 2016, senior […]

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Ballerina accepted into Bolshoi Academy

Natasha Dardashti staff writer Everyone has dreams. Whether they be big or small, even the most daunting dream can be reasonable to accomplish. For junior Matisse Love, the pathway to one of her biggest dreams yet has become visible. Over the summer, Love was able to sharpen her skill of dancing with a scholarship to […]

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Sophomore ballet dancer tip-toes her way to success

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart culture editor There’s an uncanny consistency in the wild career choices that people dream up when they’re kids. Whether it be an astronaut, a clown or a princess, most of these dreams end up being a little unrealistic. For ballet dancer sophomore Matisse Love her fairytale life is only a few pirouettes away. […]

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