Press release from Red Bank Regional High School
The Visual and Performing Arts Academy dance majors at Red Bank Regional High School proudly present their Winter Concert, Divas and Legends, at 7 pm on Thursday, December 18. An encore matinee performance will also be presented at 2 pm on Saturday, December 20, with all performances hosted at the auditorium of RBR, 101 Ridge Road in Little Silver.
The show features all 41 RBR dance majors, with 19 works choreographed by the student dancers in a plethora of styles, including, modern, classic, jazz, contemporary and hip hop. The concert concludes with the entire dance ensemble performing to the Senior Class’s choreographed piece, “All I want for Christmas Is You,” with music by Diva and Legend Mariah Carey.
Seniors Jaimie Berube (Little Silver), Bobby Davis (Shrewsbury) and Gabrielle Ward (Monroe Township) choreographed the opening number, a medley of Beyonce hits which features multiple and fantastic costume changes. All three students plan to continue their study of dance in college next year, as either a dancing major or minor.
Jaime Berubee originated the theme for the show which showcases Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance with Somebody,” Lady Gaga’s “Applause,” Christina Aguilera’s “Ain’t No Other Man,” and Jennifer Lopez’s “Do It Well,” among many others.
“We wanted to think outside the box, and thought there was just so many great songs by the Divas and Legends of music to perform,” explains Jaime Berube. “It is going to be an awesome show!”
Tickets to either performance will be sold at the door at $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12; all RBR students are admitted free.