RANGELEY — The Lakeside Dance Academy will present its Annual Spring Dance Concert at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4, at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St.
The evening will showcase more than 45 dancers of all ages and is sponsored by the Rangeley Friends of the Arts. Senior Lu Farmer will present her senior solo, and the theme for the evening is “Change.”
There will be a reception to celebrate the dancers in the theater lobby after the concert each night. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Dancers ranging in ability from beginner to advanced will perform in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and en pointe. In the advanced level, the dancers include Angelica Chavaree-Woodward, Lauren Farmer, Charyssa Farris, Gracie Feeney, Averie Flewelling, Jacksyn Haley, Quincy Haley, Jessica House, Brooke Laliberte, Emmarae MacFawn, Elizabeth Robare, Anna Rose Ross, Ella Shaffer, Lily Shaffer, Raina Sherrer, Tessa Sherrer and Lily Webber.
The intermediate level includes Michelle Cerminara, Piper Fargo, Jozee Feeney, Mya Gellman, Abigail Grant, Elyse Kennett, Mia Lynch, and Stella MacFawn.
The beginner level includes Brooke Fotter, Aurora House, Joslyn Kennett, Addie Kneiser, Sarah Kate Murphy, Addisyn Quimby, Lily Stevens, Micaela Vryhof, Evelyn Vryhof and Morghan Webber.
The pre-school Creative Movement class includes Sarah Chavaree, Pippa Farrar, Sasha Hines, Finn Loud, Addyson Kennedy, Lydia O’Neil, Birch Orestis, Ellie Padungchai, Kylie Quimby, Skyler Thompson and Charlotte Wright.
The Lakeside Dance Academy has been providing dance instruction in the Rangeley Region since 1986 under the artistic direction of Pam Ellis. Instructors also include Raina Sherrer and Lily Webber, both graduates of the Academy.
Admission is $7 for adults and $3 for students 7 to 18. Children 6 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door. The Rangeley Friends of the Arts has provided support through the years via their Scholarship and Student Lessons Program. For more information, call Ellis at 207-592-7427.
PHOTO: From the beginners to the advanced dancers are all rehearsing for the Dance Concert to be held at the RFA Lakeside Theater in Rangeley – above left is the Pre-School Creative Movement Class and above right is the Ballet III class of the Lakeside Dance Academy. (Submitted photo)