‘Dancing Around Town’
The Blair Dance Academy will present its 17th annual recital, “Dancing Around Town,” at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Jaffa Shrine Center, Altoona. The matinee show will feature students ages 3 through 9, as well as highly awarded Blair Dance Company and Hip Hop Overdrive. The evening show will feature students ages 9 to adult. Reserved seats are $10 and can be purchased by calling the main studio at 943-7174. The Blair Dance Academy is under the direction of Rebecca Reese. Choreography is by Reese, Allison Barry, Samantha Bacza, Caitlin Berkheimer, Jenna Cheslock, Lonni Conrad, Tiffany Finamore, KT Huckabee, Katie McCormick, Megan McGlennen, Nicole Panek, Erin Travani and Mary Wilson. Pictured are the BDA pointe students who will present “The Dance Shop.” They are (from left): front row — Ally Kifer, Hailey Walters, Vivienne Compton, Gianna Fiore, Rylee Fuchs, Lauren Walgrove, Brianna Luther and Bela Pequignot; second row — Isabella Johnson, Emma Schenk, Amelia Schultz, Peyton Sanders, Kendyl Reddon, Brianna Clossin and Madison Musselman; third row — Hannah Siegel, Jadie Litzinger, Trinity Burk, Hannah Hatfield, Jaidyn Plunket and Savana Coho; fourth row — Sally Montgomery, Kira Gongloff, Ella Beecham, Andrew Stump, Makenzie Closson and Heather Guthrie.