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Buffa’s Dance Studio Performs at ‘Fall for Fairfax’

Saturday, October 5, 2014—


Burke Civic Ballet’s Russian variation choreographed by Nickolai Balatsenko and lead by Riley Wyant.

Fall for Fairfax KidsFest was held on Saturday, October 5th at the Fairfax Country Government Center. Buffa’s Dance Studio and Burke Civic Ballet dancers were invited to showcase their talents and share a preview of the upcoming Nutcracker production. Burke Civic Ballet’s performance opened with a solo from Clara, performed by Mackenzie Holub and was followed by a solo from the Ballet Doll, performed by Galle Mabalay. Next, Burke Civic Ballet showcased pieces from their French, Chinese, Spanish and Russian variations.

After the Nutcracker dances concluded, Buffa’s Dance Studio had performances from their Rhinestones and Ensemble performing art groups, as well as an Advanced Acro piece. The Ensemble dancers performed an upbeat Jazz piece choreographed by Laura Steen Fong, which will be competed at the George Mason Invitational in December, a Contemporary piece choreographed by LA choreographer Jenn Parsley. The Rhinestones company took to the stage for a Lion King dance choreographed by Melissa Hargett. Lastly, the show closed with an Acro piece choreographed by Dawn Majkut and stage by Abby Forrester and Lauren Long.


We would like to thank all of the parents and spectators who came out to support our dancers! The Nutcracker shows will be on Saturday, November 15th and Sunday, November 16th at the Ernst Theater at the Northern Virginia Community College campus in Annandale. For more information, please visit www.buffas.com.





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