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ELITE TWIRLING CORP
1155 Pearl Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Studio Phone 508-272-5299
Studio Email: TheEliteProductions@hotmail.com
Studio Web: http://www.oceanstatetwirlers.org
Director/Choreographer - Tina Holmes-White, certified baton teacher and judge
Group or Private instruction available
We teach all phases of baton twirling: recreational to competition levels
APRIL, MAY & JUNE'S SCHOOL OF DANCE (AMJ)
104 County Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
Owner/Director: Gay Barboza member AAHPERD and NDA
Ages: 2 years though adult
Celebrating its 50th year in business in 2004, April, May & June's School of Dance is Attleboro's oldest and most well-respected dance studios. Established in 1954 by April, May & June Mayer and continuing in 2004 under the direction of April's daughter, Gay Barboza, AMJ offers classes in pre-school through advanced levels.
CLASSES: Group lessons are available in pre-school and kinder-combination classes, tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, acrobatics and hip hop. Specialty classes such as adult classes, core-fitness, private/semi-private lessons and technique workshops are available on a limited basis.
SESSIONS: Yearly classes run from September through May. Summer programs for beginner through advanced levels are available June through August.
TUITION: Tuition is paid on a monthly basis from September through May; full tuition for specialty classes and summer programs is paid at registration.
Posted 10Mar05.updated 06Jul06
KAREN GIBBONS SCHOOL OF DANCE
BALLET,POINTE,LYRICAL,ACROBATIC JAZZ,TAP,HIP HOP,YOGA
11182 South Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
Studio Web: http://www.karengibbonsschoolofdance.com
Owner/Director: Karen Gibbons Kowal
Ages ages 2 1/2 - adult, beginner to advanced
Twenty Five years of excellence in dance.
KAREN GIBBONS SCHOOL OF DANCE 2007/2008 SCHEDULE
Classes begin September 6, 2007
4:30-5:30 Ballet/Jazz ages 6.5 - 8
5:30-6:30 Acrobatics & Jazz II ages 9.5 - 12
6:30-7:30 Pointe II ages 14+
7:30-8:30 Lyrical Adv. ages 14+
4:00-5:00 Ballet/Tap & Acro Beg. ages 5.5 - 7
5:00-6:00 Ballet II ages 9 - 11
6:00-7:00 Pointe I ages 10+
8:00-9:00 Adult Ballet
4:00-5:00 Ballet/Tap & Acro Beg. ages 4.5 - 6
5:00-5:45 Acrobatics & Jazz Beg. ages 5 - 6
5:45-6:45 Acrobatics & Jazz II ages 7 - 9
6:45-7:45 Hip-Hop ages 8+
4:00-5:00 Jazz/Tap II ages 8 - 10
5:00-5:45 Ballet I ages 7.5 - 9
5:45-6:45 Irish Step ages 9+
6:45-7:45 Acrobatics & Jazz III ages 14+
7:45-8:15 Tap III ages 14+
4:00-5:00 Pre-ballet/Tap & acro ages 2.5 - 4
Posted 03Jul05.updated 22Aug07
THE ACADEMY OF TAP,JAZZ&BALLET
23 Moody Street
Phone: 508-883-9710/401-333-3126 (Cumberland)
Director: Denise Lamantagne Cabral
Member & graduate of Dance Teachers Club of Boston
Ages: 3years thru teen
I'VE GOT RHYTHM DANCE CENTER
JAZZ, MODERN, BALLET, HIP HOP, LYRIC, TAP, MUSIC THEATRE, CREATIVE MOVEMENT, CHOREOGRAPHY
I've Got Rhythm Dance Center
331 J State Road
North Dartmouth MA 02747
Director: Sharon Oliver
SWING, LINDY, LATIN, ARGENTINE TANGO
16 Faith Street
South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Sarah Sloane teaches a more relaxed street style jitterbug emphasizing the single step and swing charleston which works well with today's faster swing music.
If you have taken Beginning Swing, you can start in any of the Intermediate classes. You may repeat the Beginning Swing for FREE.
Email Sarah to register. You can pay with check or cash 10 minutes before the class starts. Kids 11 yrs & up OK! No partner necessary. She is available for special events-call for rates.
posted 09Jul03.updated 06Jul06
288 Plymouth Avenue
Fall River, MA 02721
Phone: 508-677-2130 Ext 1
Director: Lisa Bibeau
Home of Spindle City Ballet
The Dance Academy, established in 1987, has achieved great success as a professionally recognized dance training institution. Academy students have the unique opportunity to study with professional artists from national and international companies and institutions. We are equally dedicated to providing the highest quality of professional instruction in conjunction with creating an atmosphere that will teach students how to simply enjoy dance and understand movement.
The strength of the program is maintained through an on-going process of evaluation in which each studentís progress is reviewed and the class schedule refined. The schools' philosophy is to train and educate potential dance professionals and to instill in all an appreciation of dance as an art form.
THE DANCE ACADEMY WORKSHOP
Master Class with Patrick Notaro
Sunday March 22, 2009
Ballet Technique - Pointe - Variations Ages 12 years and up
Price: $45.00 per student
space is limited To register call 508.677.2130
Patrick Notaro began training at the Boston Conservatory and quickly started working with companies including Copley Square Ballet, Boston Ballet, Oakland Ballet and Festival Ballet of Rhode Island. While at Festival Ballet, Patrick performed lead roles in classical and contemporary works under the direction of Prima Ballerina Christine Hennessy from 1985 until 1994.
In 1995, Mr. Notaro co-founded Providence Ballet with Eva Marie Pacheo. He split his time teaching in Providence and performing in Indianapolis, IN and was soon invited to join Ballet Internationale, Indianapolis as a full time dancer. There he had the privilege of working with world-renowned artists including Prima Ballerina Irina Kolpakova, and Artistic Director Eldar Aliev, both Principals with the Kirov Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia. Mr. Notaro also served as co-Vice Principal of the Academy of Ballet Internationale where he learned to teach the Vaganova style.
In 1999, Patrick moved to Cincinnati, OH to become a full time instructor at the Otto M. Budig Academy of Cincinnati Ballet. There he was a highly favored teacher to the world-class dancers of Cincinnati Ballet including Lorna Fejoo, Nelson Madrigal and Kristi Capps, among others, In 2005, Patrick brought it's Academy students to regional acclaim taking top honors in Chicago at the Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition. There he and his partner Gregg Saulnier received awards for Best Ensemble and Outstanding Academy.
Patrick is pleased to be home in New England sharing his creativity and experiences of past successes with the communities of Southeastern MA and Rhode Island. His goal is to offer the best education to both children and adults and to enrich the lives of all dancers.
CHRISTINE'S ACADEMY OF DANCE
IRISH STEP,MUSICAL THEATER,BALLROOM,PRIVATE VOCAL LESSONS
218 Shove Street
Fall River, MA 02724
Director: Christine Xavier LeDuc
Ages: 4 thru adult
Dancing creates a sense of pride in your self and the self-confidence to believe in your dreams. You will achieve grace, poise, and balance. At the same time, you'll get to meet new friends and learn teamwork, dedication, and enjoy the love of dance.
ON STAGE ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS
104 Anawan Street
Fall River, Ma 02720
Director Linda Mercer-Botelho
Home of On Stage Theatrical Productions,Inc. a non-profit 501(c)3 Organization dedicated to the performing arts.
On Stage Staff
*Jennifer Elford-Graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music B.F.A. Dance. Jen Teaches Jazz,Tap and Modern to Junior and Senior Company Members.
*Jennifer Lopes-Graduate of Dean College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance, Jennifer will be teaching Tap and Jazz to the Junior Dance Company
* Roger Botelho-Graduate of the University of Lowell with a Bachelor Degree in Music Education. Roger is the resident voice teacher at On Stage and also teaches Musical theater and Acting
NORTH ATTLEBORO YMCA
North Attleboro YMCA
300 Elmwood Ave
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Dance Director: Laurel Mulherin
Ages: 2 years though adult
If you are interested in a class and your age group is not represented on schedule below
or you have any other questions, please contact the Dance Coordinator, Laurel Mulherin
Fall Schedule 2008
October 27 to December 21, 2008
10:00-10:30 Dance Magic 2 (ages 4 & 5)
3:30-4:15 Jr. Jazz I (ages 6 to 9)
4:15-5:00 Ballet I (ages 5 to 7)
3:30-4:00 Dance Magic 2 (ages 4 & 5)
4:00-5:00 Hip Hop (ages 10 to 14)
6:15-7:15 Adult Ballet
7:30-8:30 Adult Hip Hop
10:10 - 10:55 Tap Ballet Combo (ages 4 & 5)
11:00-11:30 Dance Magic 1 (ages 3 & 4)
3:15-4:00 Tap I (ages 5 to 7)
4:00-4:45 Jr. Hip Hop (ages 7 to 10)
10:15-10:45 Mommy and Me (ages 2 to 4)
10:45-11:15 Dance Magic 1 (ages 3 & 4)
10:00-10:30 Dance Magic 1 (ages 3 & 4)
10:35-11:05 Mommy and Me (ages 2 to 4)
11:10-12:10 Ballet/Lyrical II (ages 7 to 9)
12:10-12:55 Tap Ballet Combo (ages 4 & 5)
BALLET,TAP,JAZZ,HIP HOP, IRISH STEP, CREATIVE MOVEMENT, PILATES
36 North Main Street
North Grafton, MA 01536
15 miles from Northern RI
Directors: Rosemary Haseltine and Stephanie Whiterell
Ages: two ½ through adult
Copyrighted creative movement program for children 2 1/2 to 5 years old called Dance N' Play.
Dance It Up! Dance Center, was opened in June 1996 under the direction of Stephanie Whiterell and Rosemary Haseltine. The Center currently features three beautiful, fully equipped dance studios with ample waiting and observation areas. Dance It Up! offers a broad range of movement programs for ages two ½ to adult. Also conveniently located within the Center is Sugarplums...a girl's shopping paradise. This boutique offers dancewear, dance shoes, books, jewelry, and a wide selection of special gifts. Come to Sugarplums and you'll find that perfect birthday or special occasion gift! Call us at 508.839.1649
Sister studio in Framingham, MA called Dance It Up! at Whimzaria
BALLET,TAP,JAZZ,HIP HOP, LYRICAL, ACROBATICS
320 West Main Street (Rte. 123)
Norton, MA 02766
Director: Angela Stankiewicz
Director: Angela Stankiewicz
Ages: 2 through adult
Classes offered in ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, lyrical, acrobatics and competition teams.
We also are now offering Boys Only Classes! Please call for more information.
Group and private instruction in Ballroom, Latin & Swing for beginner through advanced for SINGLES and COUPLES. Beginner and Intermediate TAP Dance lessons. Monthly dances in Taunton with 8000 square feet wood dance floor with DJ Jack and a complimentary dance lesson at 7:30 pm. The Studio also offers dance weekends and trips. DJ service available.
posted 29Dec02.updated 12Jul03
PARIS ACADEMY OF BALLROOM DANCE
473 South Street-West
This ballroom dance school is in Massachusetts which normally puts it outside of our domain, but it is owned and operated by Barry Lawton from Rhode Island's first family of ballroom dancing. The Paris Academy teaches both American and International style ballroom dancing. Group classes are offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. Private lessons are available by appointment.
CENTERSTAGE DANCE ACADEMY
BALLET, TAP, JAZZ, HIP HOP, POINTE, PRESCHOOL
26 Olney St
Seekonk, MA 02771
Tina Vittorioso, Director
Centerstage Dance Academy offers dance instruction for boys and girls from ages preschool through teens. Programs are offered throughout the year. We are conveniently located in the Briarwood Plaza in Seekonk, just minutes from Providence, RI.
Second studio located in Johnston RI
CLASSES IN THE BARN
AUTHENTIC MOVEMENT, YOGA, KABBALISTIC HEALING
Email: On File With RiDance
Instructor: Joan Webb
Authentic Movement is a meditative practice where one or more people move with their eyes closed while at least one other person watches. This technique has much to offer dancers, actors and other performing artists. Joan is one of the editors of A Moving Journal, a Rhode Island-based Authentic Movement magazine.
Ongoing groups start the week of September 25, 2006
Ten sessions are $165.00. Call for a free movement interview before joining a group
Private or semi-private sessions are also available by appointment. Private classes are $60.00 an hour.
September 12 - November 14, 2006
September 11 - November 27, 2006
Ten sessions are $120.00.
Centering and breath work: warm-ups include Pilates core strenghtening exercises, classic yoga poses and deep relaxation. Beginners and experienced students all welcome.
Wear loose comfortable clothing and bring your own towel or blanket. Eat only lightly before class. Please arrive 5 minutes before each class.
Integrated Kabbalistic Healing
A non-dual mind/body/heart/spirit approach to healing. Problems - whether physical, emotional, or both - are viewed in the largest context of the process of life and creation so that healing can occur at deep levels.
One hour appointment $45.00
Yoga & Authentic Movement
Private or semi-private sessions by appointment - $60.00 and hour
posted 05Sep03.updated 22Aug06
CREATIVE DANCE - CREATIVE DANCE, IMPROV
120 Jacob Street
Date: Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Cost: $4.00 donation
Contact: Renee DeMarco, Coordinator 401-316-9526
A weekly creative dance group moving freely for movement's sake in the spirit of the approach to creative dance pioneered by Barbara Mettler, Doug Victor's teacher.
Attendance: Open to those who have previously studied with Doug or another teacher in this Mettler-based approach by permission. If you wish to know more about this group or do not have experience in the Mettler-based approach and want information about upcoming workshops, contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org. See more Creative dance at at riDance's Creative Dance posting.
ALDEN HARRISON DANCE CENTER
TAP,JAZZ,BALLET,POINTE,LYRICAL,HIP HOP,CHEER DANCE,CREATIVE MOVEMENT
20 Central Avenue
Seekonk MA 02771
Director: Alden Harrison
Home of Alden Harrison Dance Company
Classes six days a week for children and adults from beginner to advanced.
We pride ourselves in providing excellence in dance education utilizing the latest and most popular choreography. The centre strives to promote confidence, team spirit, camaraderie, and self discipline for each student in a caring and friendly atmosphere. The centre provides top quality dance education in many dance styles including Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, and Cheer Dance.
posted 07Jan02.updated 21Jul06
IN-STEP DANCE STUDIO
BALLET, LYRICAL, TAP, JAZZ, HIP HOP, PRESCHOOL
In-Step Dance Studio
1275 Fall River Avenue
Seekonk, Ma 02771
Michelle Souza, Artistic Director
Mom/Dad & Me, Competition, and adult classes are available in addition to ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop and preschool.
472 Taunton Avenue
JUNE 24, 2004
Introductory Hula Lesson at the Newman YMCA Family Luau
Carol Anne Buckley will be offering a one-hour intro to hula lesson at the Newman YMCA's Annual Family Luau on June 24, from 6:30-7:30 pm. The lesson, for adults and teens, teaches four steps and one dance and includes a take-home lesson summary. Carol has lived in Hawaii and studied longterm with a hula master. The Luau runs from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Newman YMCA in Seekonk, MA. Cost for the luau for a family of four is $5 members/$10 non-members. This event is always a sellout, so call early for tickets: 508-336-7103. posted 18Jun04
SHANNON O'BRIEN SCHOOL OF DANCE
21 Brook Street
Seekonk MA 02771
1515 Newman Avenue
Seekonk MA 02771
Director: Shannon Marshall
Assistant Director: Julie Cassamas
Ages: 3yrs thru college
An excellent reputation for providing exceptional dance education in all disciplines to both the recreational dancer and aspiring professional, has helped her to own and operate two schools at their maximum enrollment in Southern Massachusetts. Students travel from all over Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts to study at the Shannon O'Brien School of Dance.
posted 29Dec03.updated 6Nov07
THOROUGHLY MODERN DANCE STUDIO
20 Briarwood Dr
538 Horseneck Rd
South Dartmouth, MA
Caryl Sickul, BA, MA, DMTR, a frequent and welcome participant in the Rhode Island dance scene, offers personalized Yoga, Dance & Fitness classes in her light filled, serene South Dartmouth studio.
See her classes at riDance's Bodywork page.
posted 12Sep02.updated 11Jul07
ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE STUDIO-BALLROOM,NIGHTCLUB,COUNTRY
544 Milford Rd
Arthur Murray's offer group ballroom dance classes Monday thru Friday evenings and private classes throughout the day. Another Arthur Murray is located in Johnston Rhode Island.
ANCIENT ART STUDIO
590 Berkley Street
Berkley, MA 02779
Director: Aurel D'Agostino
State-of-the-art, sprung dance floor
Women of all ages, sizes and shapes are welcome to come have fun learning about this ancient dance form! Beginners, no dance experience necessary. We also have beyond beginners and Intermediate level classes. Visit www.ancientartstudios.com contact us at the email or phone above. Ancient Art Studios just 30 minutes from Providence and available for you to enjoy as your own. This art from offers great fun, fitness and community.
posted 10Mar04.updated 24Feb06
SILVER CITY DANCE CENTER
BALLET, TAP, JAZZ, LYRICAL, MODERN,HIP HOP,PRESCHOOL
64 Weir Street
P.O. Box 2648
Taunton, MA 02780
Director: Judy Mills
We believe that a child benefits from the discipline of dance, whether or not they decide to pursue it as a career. Dance is a wonderful art form that can bring enjoyment and build self-confidence in all children and adults no matter when they start their dance training. All children can open up and make friends, while also developing leadership qualities. A child with a foundation in dance can go on to tackle many other art forms or sports with the knowledge that they have accomplished something tangible. Come join us to begin to enjoy the art of dance!
Also See Raynham
870 Quaker Hwy
Uxbridge, MA 01569
CONNECTICUT CONCERT BALLET
BALLET, MODERN, JAZZ, TAP, POINTE
280 Garden Grove Road
Manchester CT, 06040
Artistic Directors: Wendy Fish-Lawrence& David Lawrence
Ages: 18 months through adult
Classical Ballet school teaches ballet, modern and jazz with a gentle touch. Students learn proper technique and still have a good time
SUZIE Q SWING PRODUCTIONS
P.O. Box 529
New London, CT 06320
Phone: 860-608-5773 or 860-701-1535
Westerly teacher and dancer Susan Carr offers lessons in East coast swing and lindy and promotes the joys(and there are so many!) of swing dancing mostly in Groton and New London.
posted 30Oct01.update 22Jun06)
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