Rain Quinlan, 14, left, and classmate Maddie Backus, 13, practice leaps from one corner of a Lawrence Art Center dance studio to another during an Intermediate/Advanced Jazz Dance class. Quinlan, who is home schooled, attends 13 hours of dance instruction each week.
Rain Quinlan, 14, left, stretches with dance instructor Whitney Boomer, Lawrence, and other students in Boomer's Intermediate/Advanced Jazz for Youth class.
Rain Quinlan, 14, far left, and her dance classmates watch a videotape of their own performance from an earlier recital. Home schooled, Quinlan attends 13 hours of dance each week.