Journalism Student at Northwestern University

Northwestern SASA Show 2013

The Northwestern Univeristy South Asian Student Alliance put on an astonishing, exhausting 3+ hour performance in front of a loud, packed auditorium Saturday. Here’s a selection of images, shot for The Daily Northwestern.

Team mates help a performer into his costume.

Teammates help a performer into his costume.

The emcees take the stage at the start of the show.

The emcees take the stage at the start of the show.

Another performer prepares her makeup.

Another performer prepares her makeup.

The first of many dance groups to perform.

The first of many dance groups to perform.

A musical group.

A musical group.

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In addition to the performance groups, representatives of each class danced. What some younger performers lacked in experience they made up for in earnestness and energy.

The sophomore class performs.

The sophomore class performs.

A performer from a group that combined dance and storytelling mouths along to an audio track as he dances.

A performer from a group that combined dance and storytelling mouths along to an audio track as he dances.

The all-female Deeva Dance Troupe performs another storytelling piece.

The all-female Deeva Dance Troupe performs another storytelling piece.

The junior class take the stage.

The junior class take the stage.

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The emcees perform a skit between dances.

The senior performance drew the loudest cheers of the night.

The senior performance drew the loudest cheers of the night.

The seniors, performing for the fourth and last time, took home the audience-choice prize, chosen by text-message ballot.

The seniors, performing for the fourth and last time at the SASA Show, took home the audience-choice prize, chosen by text-message ballot.

The first part of this performance was ear-splitting in the pit.

The first part of this performance was ear-splitting in the pit.

The second, high-flying portion closed out the night.

The second, high-flying portion closed out the night.

Check out the print edition of The Daily tomorrow for more in print, and the complete gallery on Facebook.

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