Vancil Performing Arts dancers to perform in Indy 500 parade

Eleven Tri-State dancers are headed to perform in the Indianapolis 500 parade this weekend. The dancers from Vancil Performing Arts Center in Quincy have been practicing for several weeks.Hereâ??s a backstage pass to their performance in this Spirit of the Tri-States report brought to you by Continental Cement and Green America. â??Iâ??m looking forward to being on the mat in front of all the people and dancing and getting that once in a lifetime experience that not every person in the world would get," dancer Abby Huber said. â??This is my first time doing it, and Iâ??m really excited,â?? Braylinn Cobb said. These Vancil Performing Arts dancers are pumped to perform in front of one of their largest crowds ever this weekend. They learned the choreography at the beginning of April and have been practicing ever since. â??Itâ??s not really that easy," dancer Jasmine Cobb said. "Itâ??s not spinning and turning. Itâ??s a lot of hard work, and it takes a lot of determination. You have to want to do it.â?? This weekendâ??s performance at the Indianapolis 500 parade is sure to come from the heart.â??Itâ??s a way that I can express my feelings that I canâ??t in writing or speaking to somebody," Jasmine Cobb said. "Itâ??s just really easy to let it all go. You donâ??t have to worry about whatâ??s outside, just whatâ??s inside, and you can express it all in dance.â??The dancers will take part in a private dance class with a national choreographer.Theyâ??ll also participate in the opening ceremonies at the Indianapolis 500 race.
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