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What They're Wearing: Dancing for Diabetes

Emilee Olivari, 17, of Selden, from the Backstage

Emilee Olivari, 17, of Selden, from the Backstage Studio of Dance in Port Jefferson Station, in the costume she wore while performing a duet called "A Woman in His Arms" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013) Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

About 600 dance students recently participated in the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Emilee Olivari, 17, of Selden, from the Backstage
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Emilee Olivari, 17, of Selden, from the Backstage Studio of Dance in Port Jefferson Station, in the costume she wore while performing a duet called "A Woman in His Arms" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Frank Compoccio, the producer and emcee of the
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Frank Compoccio, the producer and emcee of the Dancing For Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre, is suited up in a tuxedo. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Chris Ahern, 18, of Coram, from the Backstage
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Chris Ahern, 18, of Coram, from the Backstage Studio of Dance in Port Jefferson Station, in a military costume he wore while performing a duet called "A Woman in His Arms" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Brent Errico, 24, of Lindenhurst, from the Precision
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Brent Errico, 24, of Lindenhurst, from the Precision Dance Center in Lindenhurst, in a circus ringmaster costume he wore while performing in a routine called "Circus Circus" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Kelly Hanratty, 12, of Lindenhurst, a dancer from
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Kelly Hanratty, 12, of Lindenhurst, a dancer from the Precision Dance Center in Lindenhurst, in a circus-inspired costume she wore while performing in a routine called "Circus Circus" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Cienna Rizza, 40, of Centereach, director of Tribal
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Cienna Rizza, 40, of Centereach, director of Tribal Dance Long Island in Centereach, in a belly dancing outfit at the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show in the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Kelly Weinberger, 15, of Kings Park, from the
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Kelly Weinberger, 15, of Kings Park, from the Encore Dance Academy in Kings Park, in a ballerina-inspired costume she wore while performing a routine called "Natural Woman" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. On her costume is a button that reads "Dancing for My Brother;" her brother was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Danielle Bretey, 17, left, and Victoria Sanquini, 15,
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Danielle Bretey, 17, left, and Victoria Sanquini, 15, both of Levittown, from Impressions Dance Studio in Levittown, in the costumes they wore while performing a routine called "Love Stoned" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Chesney Kastrinos, 6, of Kings Park, from Encore
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Chesney Kastrinos, 6, of Kings Park, from Encore Dance Academy in Kings Park, in a "Flinstones"-inspired costume at the Patchogue Theatre during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Keana Green, 11, of Kings Park, from Encore
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Keana Green, 11, of Kings Park, from Encore Dance Academy in Kings Park, in an Asian-inspired costume at the Patchogue Theatre during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Caitlin McNulty, 8, left, and her sister Ciara,
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Caitlin McNulty, 8, left, and her sister Ciara, 5, of Kings Park, from the Mulvihill-Lynch Irish Dance Studio in Lake Ronkonkoma, in traditional Irish step dancing costumes during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Victoria Edwards, 12, of Ozone Park, from TKO
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Victoria Edwards, 12, of Ozone Park, from TKO Dance Academy in Ozone Park, in a tap-dancing costume for her routine "Love on Top" during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Kareem Hills, 28, of Park Slope, a dance
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Kareem Hills, 28, of Park Slope, a dance instructor at TKO Dance Academy in Ozone Park, attends the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. He's wearing a button-up shirt from Express with a V-neck vest from Old Navy, Levi's jeans and a pair of Aldo shoes. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Heather Monaghan, 16, of Holbrook, from the Mulvihill-Lynch
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Heather Monaghan, 16, of Holbrook, from the Mulvihill-Lynch Irish Dance Studio in Lake Ronkokoma, in a traditional Irish step-dancing costume during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Ryan Schaefer, 17, of Center Moriches, from RoyaleNova
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Ryan Schaefer, 17, of Center Moriches, from RoyaleNova Performing Arts in Center Moriches, in a black Ralph Lauren shirt with red suspenders, jeans from H&M and Sodanca tap shoes, during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

Brittanie Naughton, 15, of Levittown, from Royalenova Performing
Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

Brittanie Naughton, 15, of Levittown, from Royalenova Performing Arts in Center Moriches, in a black shirt from H&M with a hand-decorated rhinestone bra, jeans from American Eagle, and a pair of Miller and Ben tap dancing shoes, during the Dancing for Diabetes All Star Show at the Patchogue Theatre. (Feb. 17, 2013)

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