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Michaela DePrince.
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MICHAELA DEPRINCE, STUDENT OF THE
JACQUELINE KENNEDY ONASSIS SCHOOL
AT AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE,
TO APPEAR ON

 
4/16/2012 - Michaela DePrince, a 17-year-old student of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre, is scheduled to perform on ABC TV’s “Dancing with the Stars” on Tuesday, April 24.

As part of the program’s “Spotlight Performances,” DePrince will dance a pas de deux with Adé Chiké Torbert, choreographed for the occasion by ABT Ballet Mistress Susan Jaffe. The performance will be accompanied live onstage by singer Natasha Bedingfield. “Dancing with the Stars” is broadcast Tuesdays on ABC at 9:00 PM (EST) / 8:00 PM (CST).

DePrince, who is featured in the soon-to-be released documentary First Position, will also dance at the year-end performances of the ABT Studio Company and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University on May 4 and 5.

For more information about the ABT Studio Company and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, please visit http://www.abt.org/education.

For more information about “Dancing with the Stars,” please visit http://abc.go.com/shows/dancing-with-the-stars.