Westbrook Dance Academy Students Perform in Walt Disney World

On June 28 – July 2, 2017 several students from Westbrook Dance Academy performed at Walt Disney World.

The students performed to “Let it Grow,” in the Main Street Parade at Magic Kingdom.

The students then took to the Epcot stage and performed a high energy 10 minute routine at that was well received by those in attendance.

The trip culminated in a gala at Epcot with a dance party and confetti drop.

The participating students, under the direction of Julie Reed-Russo, were Brandi Andrade, Victoria Holton, Sophia Rutkis, Gabrielle Walker, and Zoie Murphy of Westbrook. Mara Kelley, Courtney Briggs, Calla Gilson, and Alixandria Giannini of Old Saybrook. Miles Waterbury, Claire Pease, and Kaylene Koelle of Clinton and Caroline Bowe of Madison.



Westbrook Dance Academy Students Perform at Walt Disney World

 

On June 29 – July 1, 2014 several students from Westbrook Dance Academy performed at Walt Disney World. 

The students performed to “Dancing in the Streets” in The Magic Kingdom Parade and Hollywood Studios Parade.

The following day, the students took to the stage at the Premier Theater in Hollywood Studios for a performance.

The trip culminated in a gala, at the Contemporary Resort outside Magic Kingdom, with a dance party and confetti drop.

The participating students, under the direction of Julie Reed-Russo, were Brandi A., Zoie M., Gabrielle W., Olivia G., and Sophia G. of Westbrook, Kaylene K. of Clinton, and Mara K. of Old Saybrook.

The studio and students were invited to participate again in 2015.


In April the Shoreline Chorale asked WDA to perform at its spring concert – Rhythms of Dancing. It was exciting to be able to participate in this event, and WDA’s routines were well received.


In December WDA once again was asked by the Town of Westbrook to march and perform in the Westbrook Tree Lighting Parade. It was a fun night as the students performed in front of the green for the Town of Westbrook.