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On the Town: From Sinatra to Madonna, student dancers channel the icons at Red Chair recital

On the Town: From Sinatra to Madonna, student dancers channel the icons at Red Chair recital

From the 1940s on through to the first decade of the 2000s, few individuals have defined their generation like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson and Madonna. In a balletic tribute to these musical legends, the Red Chair Children’s Production Co., in association with the Burbank-based Red Chair Dance Center, presented its annual student recital, Showcase 2017, this past week.

Staged at the Luther Middle School Auditorium, this year’s presentation titled “Iconic” saw the company’s performers utilize their skills in ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance to remember and honor five of music’s greatest icons.

Staged under the direction of...

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