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West Hartford - 03/22/13 - Abigail Gorrell, center, 9, of the Academy of Russian Ballet in Manassas, VA, thinks through her performance during open stage Friday at the University of Hartford's Millard Auditorium.  Gorrell's contemporary ballet entry in the Youth America Grand Prix, was called {quote}Me and My Bear.{quote} BRAD HORRIGAN | bhorrigan@courant.com EDITOR'S NOTE: 'Open stage' is the warm up on the stage (behind the curtain) before the competition.

West Hartford - 03/22/13 - Abigail Gorrell, center, 9, of the Academy of Russian Ballet in Manassas, VA, thinks through her performance during open stage Friday at the University of Hartford's Millard Auditorium. Gorrell's contemporary ballet entry in the Youth America Grand Prix, was called "Me and My Bear." BRAD HORRIGAN | bhorrigan@courant.com EDITOR'S NOTE: 'Open stage' is the warm up on the stage (behind the curtain) before the competition.