Phaymus’ 20th anniversary show, held at 7 p.m. in Robsham on Feb. 24, was a tribute to Phaymus’ decorated past and proof of its bright future as a group.
The lights dimmed, the sound of an Irish fiddle filled the air, and cheers radiated from the crowd as Boston College Irish Dance (BCID) began the first of 16 dances for its annual showcase.
The first of two unique performances, Friday’s lineup included 10 BC dance teams, each representing a distinctive style. In the week leading up to the event, the teams offered free workshops.
Dance teams displayed a range of styles and cultures in a packed Conte Forum for the revival of ALC Showdown.
New dancers from 12 different teams came together in Lyons Hall to show off their performance and storytelling skills through dance.
Arts Fest opened with a Dance Showcase featuring BCID, the Golden Eagles, DOBC, BCDE, Synergy, and the Hellenic Society of Boston College.