'High School Musical' stars reunite to support man who 'changed our lives'

/ Source: TODAY

It's been over nine years since they first made magic together in Disney Channel's "High School Musical," but now the cast is back together again.

Well, most of them.

This time, the gang didn't get together for another installment of the popular song-and-dance franchise. After all, they've graduated beyond that.

Instead, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Olesya Rulin, Monique Coleman and Lucas Grabeel gathered to support their former "HSM" director Kenny Ortega.

"All of us supporting the guy that changed our lives," Tisdale wrote in a post to Instagram.

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The mini reunion took place Friday, as Ortega's latest Disney Channel Original Movie, "Descendants," premiered in Burbank.

While there were a couple of familiar faces missing — namely "HSM" leads Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens — the rest of the cast made sure there was plenty of "School" spirit.

"What team? Wildcats!" Ortega wrote in an Instagram caption. "And how I love you all! Thank you for celebrating with me."

Go, Wildcats!

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