New high school dance team debuts


December 1, 2022

Photo courtesy of Kelsey Lambe

The first members of Petersburg's High School Performance Team, (l-r) Freya Tucker, Kate Thompson, Lakell Deinhardt, Brooklyn Whitethorn, and Gabriele Whitacre will be performing in the upcoming Mitkof Dance Troupe Recital on December 10 and 11.

Mitkof Dance Troupe teacher Kelsey Lambe realized a long held dream this fall when she created a new opportunity for high school athletes: the High School Performance Team.

"I love teaching dance at MDT, but I was on a dance team all through high school and I've really missed that unique dance team culture. I've wanted to provide that for our kids, so I approached the board about it and they were super supportive," she says.

This year five dancers auditioned for and made the team: Lakell Deinhardt, Kate Thompson, Freya Tucker, Gabriele Whitacre, and Brooklyn Whitethorn. The team's debut perfor...

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