SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The founder of South Dakota’s first professional ballet company wanted to thrust her group into the spotlight this year with a black-tie gala and performances by some of the world’s top dancers.
But the light went out on Madeleine Scott’s plans. Her group, South Dakota Ballet, has dancers from across the world, and because of the virus they are trapped elsewhere, at home.
So Scott found a creative partner in Madison Elliott, another professionally trained dancer currently living in Sioux Falls.
Together, they found a new kind of spotlight, the Argus Leader reported.
At set dates throughout the summer, Scott and Elliott invite hundreds of people and their cars to an empty parking lot. As the sun sets, a ring of headlights offset the dusk and illuminate a live performance of Sioux Falls dancers and musicians.
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