Troopers, Credit: Bill Grossman Photography
Show of Shows
Today, Zydeco announced their “inactive status”.
Most of us are so sad to see them go because they are one of the few independent world programs left that doesn’t pander to judges for scores, take part in ridiculous phases, or follow trends simply to appear “cutting edge” and “risky”.
That is not to say that Zydeco didn’t take risks. They were never the same old, same old - that’s for sure. I simply mean that they didn’t sacrifice the audiences enjoyment of the show for the number on paper.
Zydeco winter guard was dedicated to entertainment, and they were damn good at it. So good that every single winter guard they ever put out went to finals.
A lot of organizations could learn a thing or two from them.
If you’ve never seen it (or if you have), take a few minutes to watch their 2012 production, “Remember the Tin Man”. It’s one of my favorites and the first show of theirs that I got to see in person. Take a minute to remember this fantastic organization and be thankful that they graced the floor for us so many times.
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