Veteran dancers to perform at recital

Friday, June 13, 2008

Two veteran performers will be dancing Saturday at a recital of students from the Dance Arts Academy, Stilesville.

Kimberly Johnson has 18 years of dance training in ballet, and recently began studying jazz and tap.

Johnson is the daughter of Cleve and Deborah Johnson. She is a 2004 Greencastle High School graduate and a 2008 DePauw University graduate.

Deborah Armitage has been studying dance for 10 years and has been trained in ballet, tap, jazz and tumbling. She is a senior at Cloverdale High School.

At Saturday's recital, Deborah will be featured as "Cinderella."

Armitage is the daughter of Scott and Pat Armitage.

The recital will be held at the Cascade Auditorium in Cascade High School, Clayton. It will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature more than 60 dancers. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and admission is free.

Deborah Grammel is the instructor at Dance Arts Academy. She has studied in New York, Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami. She has been an instructor at DePauw University since 1979 and has taught students ranging in age from 4 to 23 during a career that has spanned 19 years.

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  • Dancing brings back wonderful memories for me. Good luck to all who perform.

    -- Posted by annfredrick-yates on Fri, Jun 13, 2008, at 9:10 AM
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