Payson Temple Celebration Rehearsals – Photo Gallery
Here’s an inside look at some of the Celebration practices across the Payson Temple district!
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
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Dance Choreography / Behind the Scenes
This is only a small example of the Behind the scenes action that has gone on! Thanks to all the leaders, volunteers and committee members!
Happy (Pharrel’s) – 2 Waves of 1000 each! Bright happy dancers will do a lot of simple hop-hop moves with yellow smiley face Frisbees and beach balls to be tossed. 4 Professional Trampoline Teams will furnish aerial specialties. This number will be loads of fun! The following area and stake’s will perform this number: Payson Mount Nebo – girls and boys Payson Mountain View – girls and boys Payson South – girls and boys Spanish Fork East – girls Spanish Fork Maple Mountain – girls
Come To My Garden
Winter’s On the Wing–Come to My Garden – 12 Maypoles + 500 Orchard Tree Dancers the beloved character of Dickon from the Secret Garden will awaken the beautiful orchards of Santaquin who will perform a stunning dance to the Tabernacle Choir’s version of Come To My Garden The following area and stake’s will perform this number: Santaquin North – girls Santaquin – girls
Rodeo - Orange Blossom Special
Orange Blossom Special – Another huge contributor to our local culture is Rodeo, both in Spanish Fork and Nephi. This strong, crazy dance will celebrate the love of Rodeo. Yee haw! The following area and stake’s will perform this number: Rodeo – Orange Blossom Special Nephi North – boys and girls (rodeo) Nephi – boys and girls (rodeo)
Take Me Out To The Ballgame
Spanish Fork Stakes Combine to practice their "Baseball skills" to music!
Endless Night — 600 (30 “Dragons” – hard to describe) We plan to create the “perfect” storm symbolizing the storm clouds of life. This will be visually stunning and will be performed by the Mapleton young men!
Redeemer Of Israel Ribbon Dance
Redeemer of Israel – After the storm clouds dissipate, here comes the wonderful sunshine. We affectionately refer to this dance as the “Sunshine Kids”. Not only do we bring out “rays” of sunshine, but we construct a 2 1/2 story tall 3-D model of the Payson Temple right on the field in the very middle. (At one point we will all ASL sign the words of the glorious hymn, “Redeemer of Israel”. Elk Ridge – Girls Mapleton North – Boys & Girls Mapleton – Boys & Girls
Through Heaven’s Eyes – Jerusalem Dance
Through Heaven’s Eyes – The Goshen Youth 1000+ will honor the magnificent Jerusalem movie set with a dance reminiscent of the Children of Israel. Tambourines and Drums will heighten the excitement. Goshen – girls and boys Payson – girls and boys Payson West – girls and boys