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    Keris Wigand, 8, left, made a face as she, Mariah Thewes, 16, and Chloe Herzog, 12, all of Jasper, listened to instructor Carolyn Randolph critique the first rehearsal of a jazz dance to the song “Singin’ in the Rain” at Dance Central Academy of Performing Arts in Jasper on Friday. The rehearsal was the last before a group of Dance Central performances traveled to Sandusky, Ohio, on Saturday. There, they participated in a competition that included dancers featured in the reality television show “Dance Moms.” Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Olivia Smith, 12, Olivia Hedinger, 11, Megan Jung, 12, Kaitlyn Henke, 11, Anna Wagner, 14, Merris Egloff, 13, Cami Gerber, 15, and Kelsey Graman, 16, all of Jasper, waited as instructor Carolyn Randolph helped two other dancers correct their spacing at Dance Central Academy of Performing Arts in Jasper on Friday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Olivia Smith of Jasper, 12, practiced at Dance Central Academy of Performing Arts in Jasper on Friday. Smith and three other girls performed the dance at a competition Sandusky, Ohio, on Saturday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Kaitlyn Henke of Jasper, 11, second from left, smiled as she finished putting on her costume for rehearsal with her classmates including Charlotte Jaqua of Jasper, 11, right, at Dance Central Academy of Performing Arts in Jasper on Friday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Anna Wagner of Jasper, 14, practiced a jazz dance to a mash-up of "Singin' in the Rain" with her fellow dancers at Dance Central Academy of Performing Arts in Jasper on Friday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Delaney Smith, 9, left, Anna Wagner, 14, and Merris Egloff, 13, all of Jasper, watched Halee Harpenau of Jasper, 11, practice her tap solo at Dance Central Academy of Performing Arts in Jasper on Friday. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Keris Wigand, 8, got a piggyback ride from Cami Gerber, 15, who joked with Kelsey Graman, 16, all of Jasper, at Dance Central Academy of Performing Arts in Jasper on Friday. The older dancers love carrying around Wigand, who is the youngest in the group. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald