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The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The official student newspaper of St. John's School.

The Review

The audience cheers as the dancers in senior Addy McKenneys Feeling Good finish their performance with a striking silhouette.

Dance department kicks off new year with annual student choreography showcase

Lee Monistere and Eshna Das January 19, 2024
On Jan. 5, students and parents flocked to the VST to watch student choreographers showcase a wide variety of performances.
Eight dancers dressed in bright colors begin their dance routine.

Students express creativity through annual choreography showcase

Eshna Das and Lee Monistere January 17, 2023
On Jan. 6, students performed STUCHO, an annual production where students create original, complex routines to a wide variety of songs and recruit dancers to bring their pieces to life.
Along with choreography, lighting design was entirely student-run. Junior Diane Guo set the lights for senior Catherine Lu’s piece Already Gone, allowing the audience to only see the dancers’ silhouettes at times, creating a dramatic effect.

Student Choreography Showcase returns to in-person format, features original dances

Mia Hirshfeld, Staff Writer January 13, 2022
On Jan. 7, students and parents gathered to watch the annual Student Choreography Showcase. Over the past year, dance students took improv classes and rehearsed for weeks to prepare for the almost entirely student-driven production. 
A man cooks authentic Greek food at the Greek festival.

Greek Festival showcases traditional dances, food

Richard Liang, Staff Writer November 1, 2021
The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church hosted the 54th Houston Greek Festival from Oct. 14 to Oct. 17. The event offered Houstonians the opportunity to try Greek foods and watch traditional dances.
To give choreographers more time to hone their dances and reduce dancers’ workload at the end of the first semester, STUCHO will take place on Jan. 17 rather than the middle of December. As the performance date approaches, Gidi’s choreographers are scheduling more rehearsals to finalize details.

Behind the scenes: dancers prepare for choreography showcase

Edward Chen, Bailey Maierson, Olivia Doan, and Fareen Dhuka January 17, 2020
Go behind the scenes of the Student Choreography Showcase with editors Fareen Dhuka and Celine Huang and learn about STUCHO's new guidelines with our staff!
Isabel Wallace-Green (15) is performing in the Christmas Spectacular as a member of the ensemble.

Isabel Wallace-Green (ʼ15) performs in Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Abigail Poag, Assignments Editor January 8, 2020
Isabel Wallace-Green (ʼ15) has been performing in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular since early November.
Terpsichore and Caprice III rehearse D-Hall, a hip-hop piece choreographed by guest choreographer T’Noya Thompson-Gonzales.

Dance concert features flashback performances

Ashley Yen, Staff Writer April 25, 2019
The Upper School Dance Concert, Flashbacks and Favorites, will be performed on April 26 and 27 at 7:30 pm in the Lowe Theater.
SAAG members rehearse one of their four dances before the assembly.

South Asian Affinity Group assembly highlights blending of native and American values

Indrani Maitra and Keval Shah November 10, 2018
On Oct. 25, the SAAG hosted an assembly to celebrate South Asian culture and traditions.
This years Pop Show paid  tribute to deceased artists like Queen and Selena.

Annual Middle School Pop Show honors deceased artists

SJ Lasley, Staff Writer February 16, 2018
This year's Middle School Pop Show on Feb. 9 featured songs by deceased icons such as Queen and Selena.

Students display creativity at choreography showcase

Sinclair Mott, Staff Writer December 5, 2017
On Dec. 1, dancers performed several pieces choreographed by students.
Mutemaths performance emphasized the importance of family

Artists at ACL promote unity in the wake of tragedy

Noel Madland, Staff Writer October 19, 2017
Artists brought people together through stunning performances and demonstrations of unity at ACL Relive the festival with these photos and videos of the concerts.

Former Rangerettes: From from the Kilgore stadium to the VST

Sophia Kontos, Jack Shea, and November 11, 2016
Four teachers have been part of the Rangerettes drill team in Kilgore College, TX. This semester they reunited in the dance studio.
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