Dancing with the Eagles

Rajan Khanna/The Avion Newspaper

Alexa Manssa/Correspondent

The evening began with the dimmed lights of the Student Center, as the dancers prepared for their unique, decades-inspired performances, adrenaline was running high. Suddenly, the stage became alive and one by one, the teams came on stage to perform their number.

The show started with a 50s-inspired opening number to “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley performed by the pros of the Embry-Riddle Dancing Eagles (Choreographed by Kelsey P.). The celebrities of this show were sororities, fraternities and the Air Force ROTC.

The first performers were Delta Upsilon of the 20s-era dancing to “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody” by Fergie, choreographed by Kiristan W.

The show proceeded with Theta Phi Alpha of the 30s-decade performing “Booty Swing” by Parov Stelar, choreographed by Alexa M.

Following that performance, was Sigma Beta Rho of the 40s-decade performing “New York, New York” by Frank Sinatra, choreographed by Kelsey K.

Directly after, Sigma Alpha Epsilon of the 60s-era performed a mix of “Soul Man” by Sam and Dave, and “Respect” by Aretha Franklin, choreographed by Abigail J. Following intermission, two of the Pros (Alexa M. and Hafiy H.) choreographed and performed a high energy number to “Womanizer” by Britney Spears.

The show continued with FIJI of the 70s-era performing a medley of the 70s, choreographed by Bailey P.

Following that performance, The Air Force ROTC of the 90s-decade performed “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by the Backstreet Boys,
choreographed by Holly S.

Bringing the decades back to modern day, Alpha Xi Delta performed “Ain’t my Fault” by Zara Larson, choreographed by Hafiy H.

The winners of the people’s choice award were Delta Upsilon and pro-Kiristan. The overall winners of Dancing with the Eagles were Alpha Xi Delta and pro-Hafiy. The audience really enjoyed the show put on by the Embry-Riddle Dancing Eagles.

It was fun and filled with lots of excitement and energy. Be sure to look out for the dance team in 2018!