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Dance

Benet Academy Orchesis Dance Company

The Orchesis Dance Company rehearses and performs various styles of dance including jazz, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, ballet, pointe, Irish, and tap. The company includes students from all grades, selected by audition of technique, skill, and performance. The program provides a unique opportunity for students to choreograph for the Orchesis Dance Company Showcase in January.

 

Who is Eligible?

  • Freshman through senior Benet Academy students during the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Open to males and females
  • Academic Eligibility
  • Can attend regularly scheduled rehearsals and performances
  • Dance background recommended, but not required (willingness to learn/work hard)

 

What is The Time Commitment?

Rehearsals are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15 pm to 5:45 pm from August through January.


Who Choreographs the Dances?

Orchesis is primarily student choreographed. However, there are a few pieces that are choreographed by professional dancers as well as the artistic director.