Dance Students Among Stars at White House on Broadway

Dance students participate in a Broadway performance at the White House.

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First lady Michelle Obama spoke during a dress rehearsal of 20 dance students from Duke Ellington School of the Arts and the Joy of Motion Dance Center ahead of the White House music series celebrating the arts featuring Broadway performers in the East Room of the White House.
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As part of the music series, the students are participating in an educational workshop and rehearsal of a segment from the Broadway show "Hairspray."
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The first lady watches the students rehearse.
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Broadway choreographer Jerry Mitchell speaks during the dance students' dress rehearsal.
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She cheers and applauds as the students perform.
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President Barack Obama delivers remarks prior to a White House music series concert saluting Broadway in the East Room.
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Monday night's show, titled "A Broadway Celebration: In Performance at the White House," was scheduled to feature stars Nathan Lane, Idina Menzel, Audra McDonald, Brian d'Arcy James, Chad Kimball, Karen Olivo and others.
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Actress Carrie Washington attended the concert.
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Elaine Stritch performing during the concert.
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Malia Obama enjoying the performance.
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