Oak Park and River Forest High School's Orchesis Dance Company consists of passionate, committed, and talented young women and men. It represents a diverse group of prestigious dancers with multi-cultural backgrounds who obtain a common goal to grow and prosper by taking an enthusiastic approach to learning, bonding, and gathering memorable experiences. The company's mission is to provide dancers with comprehensive artistic education that fosters excellence in all forms of dance in a manner that embraces a passion for the art form. We want to enrich the lives of young dancers through training, community outreach, and by introducing colleges and professions available after high school. We believe in connecting the students to the professional world of dance by providing opportunities to train with guest artists. We want to instill in its dancers an enthusiasm for dance and a desire to have a positive influence within their community.

 

SPRING 2017 APPAREL ORDERS - ONLINE:

Here is the online store to order spring Orchesis apparel. 

Website: https://www.agpestores.com/CR%20Promotions/groups.php

The access code is:  OPRFORCH17  (must be ALL CAPS)

Order deadline: April 7th at 11:59pm.

 

 

FALL 2016 ORCHESIS PICTURES

Pictures on Flickr (need account to view):

https://www.flickr.com/photos/106158008@N08/sets/72157675832036806/

 
 

Important Dates

Orchesis Auditions for the 2016-2017 school year

Orchesis Auditions were held on September 6th after school in the 3rd floor dance studio.  ALL dancers MUST be in dance attire.

ALL members from the previous year (except seniors who have been members Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior year) MUST audition to be considered for the current year.

Please contact Ms. Dunson-Johnson (DJ) with any questions or concerns.

 

  • (708) 434-3042

Marisol Ward

Assistant Orchesis Director

Orchesis Email

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