Before the pianist plays the final arrangement, Damion Bradbury stands in the front row of the New World School of the Arts dance studio towering over most of his fellow dancers at 6'4".
His feet are tuned out in a “V” shape, first position. His long arms hang by his side.
The piano notes waft through the room.
Gerard Ebitz, a ballet teacher at the school, talks the students through what will be the last reverence at New World for the 2015 senior class.
There is a solemn feel to this dance sequence performed at the end of every ballet class.