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July 26, 2013 / Ang

Merrimack Hall Dancers Aim to Change the World on Stage in Los Angeles

Hi, let’s file this under things that make me happy. I wonder if the program is including people who are deaf or hard of hearing when they’re expanding.

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) –  An arts program for special needs dance students, based in Huntsville, was invited to dance at the Celebration of Dance gala event in Los Angeles this weekend.

Their performance aims to change the world, starting with how the dance world accommodates people who are different from others.

At Merrimack Hall on Wednesday morning, Debra Jenkins looked at costumes to be worn by the dancers performing at the Music Center in Los Angeles Saturday night.

The costumes are the final touch for the dancers who hope to change the world of dance.  Jenkins said the group got the invitation to perform on July 11th.  They’ve been in rehearsals daily, tweaking their dance entitled “Change the World.”

“Our program is one of those that you really have to see it to understand it,” said Jenkins.

Jenkins is the co-founder of Merrimack Hall.  She said…

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