In what has traditionally been the slot for Community Sing, organizers have planned several pre-show events that look to show off the area's best dancers and vocalists.
Dance Horizons kicks things off on
Returning to the stage once again will be
"But we are keeping two of the regular Community Sings sessions so we don't want everybody to think we've completely done away with the Bowl's tradition," Sequeira said. "We started thinking about what other talent and things going on in the community and what people would like to see. One thing we thought is how popular dance now is, and we have invited Dance Horizons and Brockus: RED specifically to participate.
"It's a very transitional year."
Those who missed "Redlands,
"We have a group of people who were in that putting together a medley from that musical," Sequeira said.
Diversity was key when planning pre-show activities, she added, and organizers will be testing the waters to see what works and what doesn't.
"If some of those things don't work, we won't do them next year," Sequeira said. "But I have a feeling after this year we will be approached with more opportunities or people who would like the opportunity to perform (next year)."
"There was no way to do that, but if we could make that happen in the future, we would love to do that," Sequeira said.
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