CARMEL VALLEY — The Torrey Pines High School Dance Department will hit the stage for its final performance at 7 p.m. June 5 at the Torrey Pines High School gym, as a gala conclusion to its best-ever season. The performance will also include “The Body Poets,” a professional dance troupe led by Torrey Pines alum Omeed Simantob. Tickets cost $5 and can be purchased at the door or from the Foundation office.
Expression Session 2010 will highlight the award-winning skills of dancers who received regional and national honors this year under the guidance of Director Sarah Kaye and Coach Michael Langford. The dancers will be supported, as well, by the talents of the school’s music, film and visual arts students.
The year-end performance will wrap up a record-breaking season for the Torrey Pines Dance Team, which made its best showing ever in April during the Dance Nationals in Anaheim. With its rendition of Austin Powers, the team placed second in the “Open Character Dance” category. Dozens of teams from across the country participated in the event.
The competition marked the first time that Torrey Pines had competed in the championship division of the national competition. The team was eligible to compete at that level after a strong finish at regional trials in March. Dancers brought home a tall trophy.
“Torrey Pines is a creative hotbed and our many talents will be on display at the Expression Session,” Kaye said.