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Dance Spring Showcase: Amalgamation

Members of the Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew at the Spring Sports Assembly: (bottom left) Sohel Bagai, Dustin Nguyen, Ryan Takata, Stephen Le, Justin Luong, Mia Vasquez, Kate Ayala, Isabella Perez, Avery Miles, Vanessa Carroll, Elizabeth Raburn, Alondra Sanchez, Julia Atkinson, Lilia Bour, Donna Gaytan, Ashley Ramynke, Hayley Hoey, and Catheryne Bernal.

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

May 7, 2018

   Amalgamation is commonly defined as the action, process, or result of combining or uniting; a fitting theme for the dance department’s annual spring showcase on May 24 and 25, to represent the integration of first-year teacher Ms. Keeley into the dance department.   Born and raised in Orang...

It’s “Another Day of Sun” at the Second Annual Fall Festival of the Arts

Ms. Keeley and the girls of the Vanguard Dance Company at the second annual Fall Festival of the Arts (Photo via Justin Luong).

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017

Walking into the Nature Center on the sunny day of October 27, 2017, the tap of feet complimented the jazzy intro to “Another Day of Sun” from the Oscar winning film “La La Land.” The broadway-esque dance choreographed by Professional Dance and Art of Dance Composition teacher, Ms. Claire Keeley,...

Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew Place Third

Makenna Snow's lyrical small group (left to right): Vanessa Carroll, Mia Vasquez, Sophia Pracilio, Christian B., Kaylee Nguyen, and Kayle Solis

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

February 12, 2017

   At West Coast Elite hosted by Beckman High School, Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew came in tow with four dances ranging from lyrical to hip hop. The team's big wins of the night included the large hip hop co-ed dance placing third and Vizion Crew also placing third in the all-male division. ...

Dancing With the Future Stars

Dancing With the Future Stars

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

May 23, 2016

  This past Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, 2016, The Vanguard Dance Company and the Underground Elements performed in El Modena’s dance showcase. The event serves as a way to highlight the dancers and everything they have perfected over the course of the year. Junior Taylor Thi divulged the detail...

Champions of Dance

The Vanguard Dance Company after their win at Sharp International Dance Competition.

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

May 1, 2016

This weekend, El Modena’s Vanguard Dance Company got to take their beautiful leaps, pirouettes, chasses, and precision filled performances to the big stage at Sharp International Dance Competition. The team came home with smiles plastered on their faces coming away from a clean sweep. Senior Kelsey M...

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