North Star

LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






In the next few months the LN dance program will begin preparing for their recital in April. The recital will take place on April 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students with an ID.

The dance classes have not begun working on their choreography yet, but students are eager to get started.“It should be exciting because this is my last recital,” senior Kaylei Abram said.

The recital will be a tribute to Aaliyah, a famous R&B singer in the ‘90s who was killed in a tragic plane crash in 2001. This year will the 17th anniversary of her death. Dance teacher Chaevon Latham says that her inspiration for the show came from a dance class that had previously done a dance to an Aaliyah song. The students were eager to do a full show. Latham says she chose Aaliyah to be the focus of the show because she’s pretty well known and most people know of her and at least one of her songs.The show will feature many genres of music allowing for a connection of many different types of people.

“It’s not just hip-hop,” Abram said. “It’s different genres of dance like majorette, hip-hop, lyrical [and] jazz, so it should be fun for everyone.

The recital will feature many popular songs by Aaliyah such as “Are You That Somebody” and “Try Again.”

¨Dance concerts are just so fun. They’re so hype, even if you’re sitting down you’ll be excited,” freshman Charlotte Harkins said.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

The North Star wishes to hear feedback from all readers, but reserves the right to edit, hide, or delete comments that are repeated, that contain profanity and that contain otherwise offensive language or content.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    NHS offers tutoring services to struggling students

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    Issue 6

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    Wainscott Becomes Part of Mr. LN´s World

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    Photo Gallery: Boys Swimming and Diving State Championship

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    Photo Gallery: Giving our support at morning prep rally

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    Photo Gallery: A twist on beauty pageant

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    FAFSA Opens Doors for Seniors

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    Celebrating Black History month by learning about the unsung heroes

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

    A sojourn to the ‘Windy City’

  • LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital

    2018-19

Navigate Right
The student news site of Lawrence North High School
LN Dance Honors Aaliyah in upcoming recital