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Orchesis Debuts First Show

On Friday, February 9, and Saturday, February 10, students in Loyola's newest dance company Orchesis, presented a wonderful winter concert in the McGrath Family Performing Arts Center.
"It is such an honor to be a brand new dance company here at Loyola Academy. The word 'orchesis' means the act or art of dancing, and that is just what this group brings to the Loyola community," wrote Orchesis Director and Physical Education Teacher Mrs. Allison Duda in the show's program.

The program for the 2023–2024 concert was as follows:

Full Company
Choreographed by: Allison Duda
Music: "Dance the Night Away" by Dua Lipa
Dancers: Full Company

Bittersweet
Choreographed and performed by: Adriana Ahern and Arianna Nebolsky de Ochoa
Music: "Walking in the Wind" by One Direction

Killshot
Choreographed by: Angelique Huett
Music: "Killshot" by Magdelena Bay
Dancers: Lila Abebe, Karen Asante, Caroline Benvenuto, Ava Doerscheln, Angelique Huett

Escape
Choreographed by: Chelsea Antwi
Music: "The Exit" by Conan Gray
Dancers: Chelsea Antwi, Harper Byrnes, Sarah Graham, Lilah Martin, Olivia Stern, Abby Valdez

Can't Catch Me
Choreographed by: Ava Doerscheln
Music: "Can’t Catch Me Now" by Olivia Roderigo
Dancers: Adriana Ahern, Caroline Benvenuto, Lilah Martin, Madison Moll, Sofia Popovici, Caroline Schultz, Olivia Stern
Understudy: Aimee Trehan


Can I Get An Answer?
Choreographer: Betiel Tekhle
Music: "Questions" by Chris Brown
Dancers: Karen Asante, Abigail Ghiorghis, Angelique Huett, Esther Ochang, Genevieve Urquiza

The Encounter
Choreographed by: Allison Duda
Music: "Run the World" by Vitamin String Quartet
Dancers: Adriana Ahren, Ava Doerscheln, Madison Moll, Arianna Nebolsky de Ochoa, Sofia Popovici, Olivia Stern, Caroline Schultz, Abby Valdez
Understudies: Aimee Trehan, Elle Vanderlaan

Chicago
Choreographed and performed by: Lila Abebe and Karen Asante
Music: "Chicago" by Michael Jackson

Mortality
Choreographer: Lila Abebe
Music: "No Time To Die" by Billie Eilish
Dancers: Chelsea Antwi, Caroline Benvenuto, Ava Doerscheln, Lilah Martin, Betiel Tekhle

Escapism
Choreographed and performed by: Arianna Nebolsky de Ochoa and Olivia Stern
Music: "Escapism" by Raye and 070 Shake

Another Day
Choreographed by: Allison Duda
Music: "Another Day of Sun" by Justin Hurwitz
Dancers: Chelsea Antwi, Harper Byrnes, Lilah Martin, Sofia Popovici, Aimee Trehan, Elle Vanderlaan

Miss Everest
Choreographed by: Karen Asante
Music: "Mount Everest" by Labrinth
Dancers: Lila Abebe, Karen Asante, Abigail Ghiorghis, Angelique Huett, Esther Ochang, Betiel Tekhle

Underwater
Choreographed by: Abby Valdez
Music: "Bruises" by Lewis Capaldi
Dancers: Adriana Ahern, Chelsea Antwi, Caroline Benvenuto, Madison Moll, Caroline Schultz, Aimee Trehan, Genevieve Urquiza

Invisible String
Choreographed by: Ava Doerscheln
Music: "Invisible String" by Taylor Swift
Dancers: Ava Doerscheln and Sarah Graham
Understudy: Caroline Benvenuto

Senior Recognition

Amen
Choreographed by: Anita Frederick
Music: "Amen" by Amber Run
Dancers: Adriana Ahern, Caroline Benvenuto, Harper Brynes, Sarah Graham, Madison Moll, Sofia Popovici, Caroline Schultz, Elle Vanderlaan
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