PITTSBURGH — The 2019 WPXI Holiday Parade presented by Neighborhood Ford Store will march through downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday, November 30 starting at 9 a.m. Here are some dance groups and performance acts you'll see in this year's parade:
- Competitive and recreational dance studio selected for the 2019 Best of Pittsburgh Award in the Dance Company category by the Pittsburgh Award Program.
- McKeesport-based dance team that focuses on leadership and stresses the importance of education
- Founded in 2014 by Alexis Washington when she was just 16 years old with the help of her mom to train dancers at something they love.
- Preserving a 35-year tradition within the community by performing a version of The Nutcracker geared toward children so that all members of the family can enjoy.
- Allison Park dance studio that is dedicated to excellence in the arts.
- Dance and musical theater training for both the serious and recreational student making their 11th appearance in the parade.
- Dancers dressed in the costumes of various classical and folk dances from the states of east, west, north, and south India that dance to one theme- unity, peace, harmony, and love among all people.
- A new group formed in October 2018 to bring together those with a passion for baton twirling.
See who else is performing in this year's parade:
- Formed by Luciana Brussi Costantino in 2012 to bring Brazilian culture to the Pittsburgh area through dance.
- A group for women ages 18 and up who are now working professionals and mothers but still have a passion and love for dance.
- Competitive studio with some alumni going on to be a Kidz Bop kid, a backup dancer for P!nk , and a featured dancer in The Greatest Showman.
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