performance. The time between numbers was at times lengthy, causing the
audience to become restless. But considering that the company was almost
100 strong, they did quite well, indeed.
The audience on the other hand disappointed me. I found their yelling
greetings to their friends and family on stage was unnecessary, immature
and inconsiderate. Fortunately, this distraction did not throw the
dancers off. They acted as if the audience was not even there. It is also
noteworthy that the dance company included a few males. I challenge more
male students to become involved in this art form.
I wish to thank Diana Cummins for her hard work and investing her life
in our youth and to co-principals Pamela Good and Kevin Welsh for having
her on their staff and allowing her to exercise her special artistic
This morning, when I read the News-Press, I could find no mention of
this event. With all of the negative press Hoover has received of late,
it surprised me that this event was not covered. I guess more than 100
students involved in a very positive artistic endeavor isn't considered
newsworthy in Glendale.