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WHS graduate performs in first-ever all-tap show at Kennedy Center

When Dino Elias, 20, stepped on the stage at the Kennedy Center, he hardly noticed the 2,000-person audience or the interior of the quintessential American performing arts theater. Nothing existed outside of his tap dance routine.

"When I perform, I just perform. I just go with it. When I got on the stage, I got in the zone and went for it. So I don't remember much of it," Elias said.

The Whittell High School graduate was chosen to perform a piece choreographed by tap-dancing star Derick Grant for "Juba! Masters of Tap and Percussive Dance," the first show of …

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