By Hadas Kuznits

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — High school students in the dance department of Philadelphia’s Creative and Performing Arts High School were treated to a special master class Thursday afternoon.

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Dancers at Philadelphia’s High School for Creative and Performing Arts learned “Dirty Dancing” scenes from cast members currently performing in the musical, now playing at the Academy of Music.

“It’s a great experience to be able to dance it out. It’s a really good feeling,” said Briana Schulke.

“I remember seeing it in the scene, and when I get to do it, it’s amazing because they can do it and they’re bringing it back to us and we can all experience the feel of it.”

“Anytime I can get a Master Class from folks that are out there doing it, I jump at the chance,” said school dance director LaDiva Davis.

Schulke says Dirty Dancing is timeless.

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(Kuznits:) “Dirty Dancing the movie came out in 1987. You were born in –“

“1997,” said Schulke.

(Kuznits:) “So this is way past your time!”


(Kuznits:) “But have you seen the movie?”

“Of course. It’s one of my favorites!” said Schulke.

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