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Shall We Dance, March 20, 2010 and March 21, 2010


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Shall We Dance? a concert celebrating the music that moves us will feature:

  • professional dancers from Kadanse! to lead and demonstrate dances;
  • mini dance competition for audience members featuring 3 dance styles;
  • a variety music to dance or listen to, including swing, Latin, waltz, polka;
  • concert pieces highlighting dance-inspired music
  • "penny" raffle with themed baskets
  • vocals by Rene Pfister
  • a portion of the proceeds from both concerts will go toward relief in Haiti

Dance Demonstrations by Kadanse!
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Fitz Gerald St. Hilaire and Kelley Walsh bring more than a decade of teaching and pro-am dance experience to Kadanse. They first met on the dance floor at a local salsa club in 2006. Shortly after, they began training and competing together in the Professional American Rhythm style. Their credits include Rising Star Finalist honors in such prestigious National Competitions as Ohio Star Ball, Holiday Dance Classic, and the Yankee Classic.

Fitz and Kelley are currently available for private and group instruction, demonstrations, shows, and corporate events.

33 Winn Street
Burlington, MA 01803
781-27-DANCE (781.273.2623)
Follow us on Twitter @fitzkelleydance

This concert will also feature return vocalist, Rene Pfister. Rene Pfister

Rene Pfister is a Berklee College of Music alum who has created over 30 original shows. His jazz musical THE PIED PIPER premiered in May 2009 at the Open Door Theatre in Acton, MA. His acting credits include Jesus in Godspell, Che Guevera in Evita and The Crooner in the 30th Anniversary European tour of Hair. This is Mr. Pfister's third appearance with MCB.


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The musical program will include:

Concert Pieces

Shall We Dance from "The King and I" by Rodgers and Hammerstein, arr. by Robert Russell Bennett
Suite of Old American Dances (Cake Walk, Schottische, Western One-Step, Wallflower Waltz and Rag), by Robert Russell Bennett
Danzon, by Leonard Bernstein, arr. by John Krance
Hoe Down from "Rodeo" by Aaron Copland, arr. by Mark Rogers
I Could Have Danced All Night from "My Fair Lady" by Alan Jay Lerner, arr. by C. Paul Herfurth

Dance Pieces

Fast Swing - A String of Pearls, by Jerry Gray, arr. by John Wasson
Slow Swing - Moonlight Serenade, by Glenn Miller, arr. by Jerome Thomas
Latin - Sway (vocals by Rene Pfister), by Pablo Beltran Ruiz, Demetrio Traconis Molina, words by Norman Gimbel, arr. by Andrea Ravizza
Rock - Let's Twist Again, Kal Mann/David Appell, arr. by Ted Parson
Polka - Beer Barrel Polka, Lew Brown, Wladimir A. Timm and Jaromir Vejvoda
Group Dance - Hava Nagila, arr. by Willy Hautvast
Ballad - Misty (trombone feature), by E. Garner/M. Peeters
Mack The Knife (vocals by Rene Pfister), Weill/Brecht/Blitzstein, arr. Marcel Saurer/ Norman Tailor

Featured Dance Pieces

Mambo Cubano (Latin) featuring dancers Kelley & Fitz
Audience Competition Pieces: Blue Tango by Leroy Anderson, Waltz of the Flowers from "The Nutcracker Suite" by Peter Tschaikowsky, arr. by Clair W. Johnson and Sing, Sing, Sing by Benny Goodman

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Tickets for the evening performance at 8:00pm are $15, $12 seniors/children.
spacer Doors will open at 7:00P for a themed raffle and refreshments.

Tickets for the Sunday matinee at 3:00pm are $15, $12 seniors/children

spacerDoors will open at 2:00P for a themed raffle and refreshments.

Order Shall We Dance? tickets online or call Chris at 781-279-0108 or email Tickets. Tickets may be purchased at the door based on availability.

Join us March 20 and 21st!

Americal Civic Center
467 Main Street, Wakefield, MA
Next to the Galvin Middle School. Directions (pdf)
The center is handicapped accessible


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