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Louise Rastu, front, owner and director of A Life Time of Dance, leads the tap dancing auditions for The Step Sistas in Huntington. Behind her, from left, are Andrea Laveris of Huntington, Bunny Pokrassa of Huntington Station and Marianne Massaro of Melville. (June 4, 2013)

Step Sistas tap into their love of dance

Long Island women age 46 and up audition to join the Step Sistas, a tap-dance troupe that performs in nursing homes and libraries. Those interested in auditioning can find more information at alifetimeofdance.com.

Louise Rastu, owner and director of A Life
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Louise Rastu, owner and director of A Life Time of Dance, leads the tap dancing auditions for The Step Sistas in Huntington. Those chosen have to commit to practice two hours a day two days a week. (June 4, 2013)

Dancers take a break during an audition for
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Dancers take a break during an audition for the Step Sistas. (June 4, 2013)

The dancing feet of Louise Rastu, director of
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The dancing feet of Louise Rastu, director of the Step Sistas in Huntington. (June 4, 2013)

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Louise Rastu, front, owner and director of A
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Louise Rastu, front, owner and director of A Life Time of Dance, leads the tap dancing auditions for The Step Sistas in Huntington. Behind her, from left, are Andrea Laveris of Huntington, Bunny Pokrassa of Huntington Station and Marianne Massaro of Melville. (June 4, 2013)

Nice audition, babe. Louise Rastu, left, director of
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Nice audition, babe. Louise Rastu, left, director of the Step Sistas, gives Gerry Walford of Northport,a hug. (June 4, 2013)

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