Orchesis to tour make district wide tour

April 12, 2012

By Danielle Church Staff Writer    Prospect and other D214 Orchesis teams will be performing at the 20th annual Orchesis D214 tour on Friday, April 13. All of the Orchesis teams are allowed to perform one, three minute dance at each of the D214 schools starting with Wheeling High School at 7:30 am.   ...

Orchesis to perform "Through Our Eyes" show

January 24, 2012

By Andriana Hayes Staff Writer Dance has always been the body’s form of expressing itself. To dancers, dance is a passion that is inexplicable through sheer raw, free movement. Not only is dance an expression of the body, it is an art form that any viewer will admire and appreciate due to the acquired skill...

Orchesis hosts dance clinic

December 4, 2011

 By Miranda Holloway Executive Online Editor Girls from kindergarten up to eighth grade fill Prospect's field house on Dec. 3 for Orchesis's second annual dance clinic. Proceeds from the event go towards the group's trip to the Orange Bowl this Jan. and   to pay for the choreographers that they ...

Neon Night this Friday

September 7, 2011

By Tess Bauer Online Editor For Tori Alesi, Friday means school's out for the weekend and it's time to get geared for Prospect's Friday night football. After the game this Friday, instead of going to Tortorice's like most upperclassmen usually do, she will head over to gyms one and two to help set up f...

Preparing to 'Release'

February 7, 2011

By Tim Angerame Staff Writer Orchesis has recently wrapped up their season with a three day showing of "Release." Orchesis has been practicing since November to make the show happen. The performances were completely original, with music and dance routines picked by the members. In October, a voting system took place on which songs should be choreographed. Members usually p...

D214 Orchesis members perform showcase dances from selected choreographers

April 5, 2010

By Jane Berry Staff Writer The Orchesis groups of  District 214 went on tour Wednesday, March 31 to showcase a dance from each company. “We do it to show what Orchesis can do." Kristin Burlinski, the Orchesis director, said. The dances are chosen by the district directors to get a variety of dances o...

Orchesis to present 'Uprising'

February 2, 2010

By Kelly Rose McAleer Associate Editor-in-Chief It's that time of the year again.   The post-holiday winter doldrums are upon us, but never fear - for this week is Prospect's annual Orchesis show.  The show, entitled "Uprising," will premiere this Thursday, February 4 at 7:30pm in the Prospect theater. ...

Orchesis to perform at dance festival

October 27, 2009

By Gina O’Neill Executive Opinion Editor Orchesis will be performing in Dance Chicago's Dance Slam on Friday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the North Shore Center for Performing Arts in Skokie. Dance Slam is an event where high school dance groups or youth companies from all around Chicago come together to...

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