Center Stage: Purduette Barndance
Look at all that plaid! The ladies of the Purduettes and their dates gather outside of Elliott Hall of Music to await the buses that will take them to the 2011 Purduette Barndance.
The Purduette junior class poses for a group picture before loading up the buses.
This year, the festivities were held at Assistant Director Jon Ranard’s home in Lafayette. Here, the new women get together for a picture to commemorate their first Barndance!
After arriving at the farm, the ladies and their dates were treated to delicious Papa John’s pizza and snacks! Here, seniors Ali Norman and Allie Reith and their dates enjoy the scrumptious dinner.
A group of Purduettes and their dates pose by one of the fences before starting an exciting evening of dancing. The beautiful fall day provided a picturesque backdrop for picture taking!
Purduette bassist Andrew Kasha and his date enjoy learning the different square dance techniques.
Junior Leanne Shideler swings with a date in her square before being promenaded back to her home position.
New woman Emily Scott and Glee Clubber Robert Lechner listen to the caller and await their next dance move.
The Purduettes and their dates danced the night away! The ladies are already looking forward to next year’s Barndance!