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School bulletin: Granite Bay native to dance in New York festival

Molly Griffin attends The Juilliard School
By: Sena Christian, The Press Tribune
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Granite Bay native in New York dance festival

Granite Bay native Molly Griffin, who attends The Juilliard School, will perform at New York City's popular "Fall for Dance" 12-day festival in September. Juilliard dancers will perform in Pam Tanowitz's "Fortune," which is set to live contemporary music. Griffin graduated from Granite Bay High School in 2009. She spent a month in Tanzania this summer for the Arusha Arts Initiative, which uses dance, drama and music to empower young people.

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