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PHOTOS: Petit Papillon rehearse for two days of Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium

  • Clara Colton Symmes, a senior in the Petit Papillon ballet theatre, goofs around while helping Alicia Sanders-Zakre smooth out some of her makeup while snacking before their dress rehearsal on March 21, 2013. Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre of New Hampshire rehearses for their performance of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Clara Colton Symmes, a senior in the Petit Papillon ballet theatre, goofs around while helping Alicia Sanders-Zakre smooth out some of her makeup while snacking before their dress rehearsal on March 21, 2013. Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre of New Hampshire rehearses for their performance of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM).

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, gets support from Emma Williams, 11, while getting her hair untangled and ready for the braids before dress rehearsal. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, gets support from Emma Williams, 11, while getting her hair untangled and ready for the braids before dress rehearsal.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Clara Colton Symmes applies eye liner while getting her hair braided before dress rehearsal. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Clara Colton Symmes applies eye liner while getting her hair braided before dress rehearsal.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.


    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Emma Calder, 16, stretches during warm ups. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Emma Calder, 16, stretches during warm ups.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Flannery Black-Ingersoll warms up with the rest of the performers in the lobby of the Concord City Auditorium. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Flannery Black-Ingersoll warms up with the rest of the performers in the lobby of the Concord City Auditorium.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • <br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)


    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, gets support from Emma Williams, 11, while getting her hair untangled and ready for the braids before dress rehearsal. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, gets support from Emma Williams, 11, while getting her hair untangled and ready for the braids before dress rehearsal.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Clara Colton Symms and Allison Segal (center) laugh while practicing their final bow. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Clara Colton Symms and Allison Segal (center) laugh while practicing their final bow.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Flannery Black-Ingersoll, a senior in the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre, leaps while rehearsing "In The Meadow" one of the acts in the company's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Flannery Black-Ingersoll, a senior in the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre, leaps while rehearsing "In The Meadow" one of the acts in the company's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM).

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Backstage. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Backstage.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • The Pas De Quatre as performed by (left to right) Flannery Black-Ingersoll, Maddie Stewart-Boldin, Clara Colton Symms, Alicia Sanders-Zakre. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    The Pas De Quatre as performed by (left to right) Flannery Black-Ingersoll, Maddie Stewart-Boldin, Clara Colton Symms, Alicia Sanders-Zakre.

    Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, jokes with Kailey Andrew, 13, after wrapping up dress rehearsal for the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, jokes with Kailey Andrew, 13, after wrapping up dress rehearsal for the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM).

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, jokes with Kailey Andrew, 13, after wrapping up dress rehearsal for the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

    Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, jokes with Kailey Andrew, 13, after wrapping up dress rehearsal for the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM).

    (ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

  • Clara Colton Symmes, a senior in the Petit Papillon ballet theatre, goofs around while helping Alicia Sanders-Zakre smooth out some of her makeup while snacking before their dress rehearsal on March 21, 2013. Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre of New Hampshire rehearses for their performance of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, gets support from Emma Williams, 11, while getting her hair untangled and ready for the braids before dress rehearsal. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Clara Colton Symmes applies eye liner while getting her hair braided before dress rehearsal. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Emma Calder, 16, stretches during warm ups. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Flannery Black-Ingersoll warms up with the rest of the performers in the lobby of the Concord City Auditorium. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • <br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, gets support from Emma Williams, 11, while getting her hair untangled and ready for the braids before dress rehearsal. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Clara Colton Symms and Allison Segal (center) laugh while practicing their final bow. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Flannery Black-Ingersoll, a senior in the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre, leaps while rehearsing "In The Meadow" one of the acts in the company's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Backstage. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • The Pas De Quatre as performed by (left to right) Flannery Black-Ingersoll, Maddie Stewart-Boldin, Clara Colton Symms, Alicia Sanders-Zakre. <br/><br/>Petit Papillon rehearses for Terpsichore at the Concord City Auditorium.<br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, jokes with Kailey Andrew, 13, after wrapping up dress rehearsal for the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)
  • Hannah Knapp-Broas, 13, jokes with Kailey Andrew, 13, after wrapping up dress rehearsal for the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre's production of Terpsichore: Music in Motion on March 21, 2013 at the Concord City Auditorium. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore on their annual concert and will present the fruits of their labor March 22 for local schools and twice on March 23 for the general public (2PM and 7PM). <br/><br/>(ANDREA MORALES / Monitor staff)

This year, the Petit Papillon Ballet Theatre’s annual concert is a performance of Terpsichore: Music in Motion. The company collaborated with local composer Ward Dilmore to produce a piece that explores the relationship between music and movement. The performers range in age from 11 to 17.

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