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Record Number: 2349
Displayed from: Apr 11, 2006 , until: Apr 29, 2006
In the newly renovated auditorium with live music coming from the orchestra pit, the 26th Annual North Side Dance Show will be back bigger and better than ever before! Collide will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29 in the auditorium at North Side High School. Tickets are $5 at the door. Last, year the 25th Anniversary Dance Show had to be held at the Scottish Rite because the school's auditorium makeover wasn't completed. The band performing is Tenfold Back, which released its first CD this past November. North Side English teacher and NSHS alumni Missy Burgess is a member of the band. Tenfold Back will perform Real in the first half of the show for the pointe dance, choreographed by North Side choreography student Carissa Brown. Later, the entire dance department will perform Collide as their finale number. Collide is also a track off of the band's CD. NSHS has continued to have a huge impact on dance in this community. The following dance studios are either owned by or have former North Side dance students as teachers: Tiffany & Co. - Tiffany Doyle Neuls; Dance Til U Drop - April Davis Frazier; Dance NY Style - Lindsey Axon Tague; Elizabeth Butler Massey - The Academy of the Fort Wayne Ballet; Lisa Langsdale - The Cutting Edge; Leah VanCleave and Lisa Mabee - Fort Wayne School of Dance; Leslie Pulver - Fort Wayne Dance Collective; Amber Vergon - - LA Dance; Felicia Bolinger Eich - All About Dance; Alison Eby Gerardot - Stepping Out and Patrick Didier - American Style Ballroom. North Side High School is located at 475 E. State Blvd. Principal is Charles DeFord. For information, contact the school at 425-7530.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.