Dancers from Moore Square Middle School hold up a colleague during their Act 1 dress rehearsal dance at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The 34th annual Pieces of Gold dress rehearsal was Tuesday before Wednesday evening's performance by a thousand Wake County school students from 32 Wake schools to a sold out house of 2,000 at the Duke Energy Center.
Dancers from Moore Square Middle School hold up a colleague during their Act 1 dress rehearsal dance at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The 34th annual Pieces of Gold dress rehearsal was Tuesday before Wednesday evening's performance by a thousand Wake County school students from 32 Wake schools to a sold out house of 2,000 at the Duke Energy Center. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Dancers from Moore Square Middle School hold up a colleague during their Act 1 dress rehearsal dance at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The 34th annual Pieces of Gold dress rehearsal was Tuesday before Wednesday evening's performance by a thousand Wake County school students from 32 Wake schools to a sold out house of 2,000 at the Duke Energy Center. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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