Four OCU students will be seen on ABC television network this weekend.
Jenna Jackson and Ali Rosenstein, dance pedagogy seniors; Chip Byars, dance performance junior, and Gracie Verkamp, dance performance sophomore, will appear on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition at 8/7 p.m. Central time Sunday.
The dancers filmed the show in June in Long Island, N.Y. after they were chosen to audition by Broadway Dance Center officials. The performers were summer interns at the dance center, 322 W. 45th Street, New York, N.Y.
About 30-40 performers auditioned for the show, but 12 were chosen, Jackson said.
“The family that the show was about were big fans of music theater,” she said. “We basically did a continuous music theater number while they were tearing down the house.”
Jackson said she enjoyed the experience.
“It was really neat to do two things I love to do at the same time,” she said. “I love dancing and helping people. It was cool to make the family’s dream come true.”
To watch a preview of the show visit the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition website.