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Highland Dancers Present: A Very Kiltie Christmas

Kiltie Dancers perform ‘Deck the Bagpipes’ and encounter ‘Mr. Grinch’ during their holiday-themed concert.

The Kiltie Dancers perform at homecoming.The Kiltie Dancers perform at homecoming.The Alma College Kiltie Dancers help kick-off the holiday season with a holiday-themed performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, in the Remick Heritage Center Dance Studio.

Admission is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.

Six individuals — five females and one male — comprise Alma College’s highland dance troupe. Several of these dancers have competed across the nation and internationally.

The program features nine pieces, including “White Winter Hymnal” and “Santa Tell Me” by Pentatonix, “Believe” by Josh Groban and “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey.

Other dances include “Snow” by Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee and Danny Kaye; “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” by Jordan Smith; “Deck the Bagpipes” by the Munros; “Christmas in Sarajevo” by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra; and “Jingle Bell Rock” by Bobby Helms.

The Kiltie Dancers include:

  • Luke Alcott, McKinney, Texas, junior
  • Emily Brubaker, Virginia Beach senior
  • Emily Carter, Cincinnati senior
  • Hannah Loftis, Independence, Kentucky, first-year student
  • Jennifer Ochs, Issaquah, Washington, junior
  • Michaela Slater, Perrinton, Mich., junior
Story published on November 20, 2018