Partly Cloudy,90°
Saturday, August 1, 2015

Young dancers ‘Say Something’ with aplomb

Artist’s statement and photographs by Marisol Díaz
Posted
Marisol Díaz/The Riverdale Press
Jada Taylor, 10, practices her C-Jump.
Marisol Díaz/The Riverdale Press
Bryann Rodriguez, 9, sports a Venetian mask during rehearsal at the Tamico Dancing studio on Saturday.
Marisol Díaz/The Riverdale Press
Jossely Sanchez, 4, does a split arch distinguished with the back leg up.
Marisol Díaz/The Riverdale Press
Byanna Rodriguez helps Sadge Millian, both 9, make a scorpion pose.
Marisol Díaz/The Riverdale Press
Jaquan Morgan, 14, does a duet with Destinee Castillo,13.
Marisol Díaz/The Riverdale Press
Tamiko Maldonado the owner of TamiCo. Dancing, helps Melany Blanco, 13, with her moves.
Marisol Díaz/The Riverdale Press
Babou Sanneh, 13, performs a balancing feat with Jaquan Morgan, 14.
Photo
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

The young people in these images bring the focus of a professional and the joy of youth to their art. After helping each other stretch and position themselves, they seek to push the laws of gravity to their limits.

On a recent afternoon, they learned new parts to “Say Something,” which they will perform at M.S. 244 on Saturday, June 21 at 2:30 p.m.

At the end of the their rehearsal, dance instructor Tamiko Maldonado faced her students with a calendar to show them how much time they had left before the big day. So many steps to master, and so little time! Learn more at www.tamicodancing.com.

Comments

No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment
Terms of Use | Advertising | Contact Us             © 2015 Richner Communications, Inc. | Powered By: Creative Circle Advertising Solutions, Inc.