December dance delight

Photo courtesy Janie Crane

Ballet IV/V students rehearsing their classical and contemporary dances. Front row: Allison Etrata and Jada Lau. Back row: Ryan Inman, Jonah Inman and Natalie Etrata.

Photo courtesy Janie Crane

Ballet I/II class clowning around after rehearsal for their “Russian Peppermints” dance set to Tchaikovsky’s music from the “Nutcracker. Front row: Jacy Burris, Lily Brockett, Leeyana Rodrigues, Logan Riley and Kari Iguchi; Back row: Maile Afong, Nora Nelson, Lehiwa Harper, Teagan Enoka and Maya Raine.

“Dances in December,” a benefit performance for The Garden Island/Zonta Club Christmas Fund, is set for 4 p.m. Saturday at Lihue Parish Hall, 4340 Nawiliwili Road.