Advanced Hip Hop Class
"Orchestrate the Groove"
In Spring of 2010 students were featured twice as the half-time entertainment for the Rough Riders Arena Football Team. In January 2011 fourteen of her dancers donned kilts and performed the "Highland Fling
" as entertainment for the Abilene Pipers presentation of "The Robert Burns Supper
". January 2012 the London 2012 group opened for the Harlem Globetrotters with their rendition of "Footloose
" the opening number for their performance during the 2012 Olympics in London, England. January 2012 Cindy Mundschenk and several of her students participated in an Art Show at the Center for Contemporary Arts, in Abilene, TX. The Art show "EVOLVE
" featured several artists including Terri Knight who incorporated dancer as performance art during the art show. A special Christmas Performance for 2011, 2013. 2015 & 2016 included a lecture demonstration format at an in-studio performance and was very well received. The 2012 Spring Production was a full one with the classical Ballet "Giselle
", the children's show "Beauty and the Beast" and a recital segment of Hip Hop, Jazz, Solo's and Contemporary numbers. The 2013 Spring show was "La Fill Mal Gardee
" & "Copellia
". The 2014 Spring Performance was Act I of "Romeo and Juliet
" for the Corps de Ballet and "The Red Shoes"
as our children's show. 2014 was rounded out by a Christmas Production of "The Nutcracker
". Our Spring show for 2015 was a memorable production of "The Wizard of OZ
". The format of the 2016 Spring Show was changed up to a recital format with numbers like "Ballet Blanc
" and "God Bless the USA
" taking center stage. Due to a theatre conflict the Nutcracker was not produced so the Christmas Performance was a recital format highlighting student choreographed works. January of 2017 students performed at a Big 12 Basketball game halftime performance of "God Bless the USA"
.. In March students competed at AMP Dance Competitions in Midland walking away with most of the top awards. The 2017's Spring Production was the ever popular ballet "Coppelia"
by Delibes. The lead role of Swanildia was performed by Senior Student Ashlynn Brooks with Senior Student Lroenzo Tibbitts playing Franz. David Mundschenk delighted the audiences by revived the role of Dr. Coppelious. Spring Production for 2018 was "Hansel & Gretel"
as the children's show and "Gala Performance"
for the Corps de Ballet. The role of Gretel will be performed by Emma Williams and Hansel by Dale Tibbitts. Christmas of 2018 the students showcased their talents in a studio performance of "Keeping Spirits Bright". The Spring show for 2019 was a revival of the ever popular, "Alice in Wonderland
". This audience favorite was a huge hit. Alices were performec by RaeLeigh Taylor (tall Alice), Savannah Rozencranz (Med Alice) and Avigale Burton (Small Alice). The Mad Hatter was performed by Dale Tibbits with the Red Queen of Hearts being performed by Leilani Tibbitts. The Fall of 2019 saw a revival of the "Nutcracker"
with Addison Meuth as Clara and Dale Tibbitts as the Nutcracker/Prince.