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Irish Dance Academy enters the community

Claire Gutschenritter plants the roots of a legendary dance tradition in the soil of Kalispell. She recently launched An Daire Academy – named after the Irish term for ‘oak tree’ – to teach local students traditional Irish dancing. “It’s meaningful if it connects to your heritage,” Gutschenritter said. Gutschenritter’s Irish background served as the seed […]

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Speedway weekend will feature plenty of entertainment, including performances at a local dance studio | Entertainment

NASCAR’s Big Weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on February 26-27 will provide plenty of family fun in addition to the main attraction, the WISE Power 400 race. One of the highlights will be a pre-race performance by students from the Carole Lynne Dance Studio (CLDS) in the O’Reilly Auto Parts fan zone on […]

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New dance studio helps more people find their groove

DULUTH, Minn. – “If you’re fresh off the street, that’s actually the best because you don’t have bad habits to fix, like if you can’t tell your left foot from your right foot, we can help you understand that outside.” Since opening the North Shore Ballroom Studio last summer, Rae Lyons and her business partner […]

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Here’s why heavy metal enthusiasts have been frequenting a Latin dance club in Los Angeles since the pandemic began

Club Bahia is a Los Angeles staple on Sunset Boulevard, known for its dancing and live Latin music on the weekends. Patrons come to the nightclub to dance to reggaeton, cumbi, and salsa. So, naturally, when you think of Club Bahia, the words “heavy metal music” don’t usually come to mind. But like many things, […]

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What is K-Poppin ‘and Ballroom Dance Club Made Easy – The Kenyon Collegian

At 12 p.m. on Saturday, the dance groups from Kenyon What’s K-Poppin ‘and Ballroom Dance Club joined forces to host a winter dance showcase in the Horn Gallery. Performances ranged from solos and duets to group routines, including a variety of songs, costumes, and props. The members of What’s K-Poppin ‘flaunted bold eye makeup and […]

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SCVNews.com | Sierra Hillbillies Square Dance Club to host Holiday Hoedown Dance

1970 – Governor Ronald Reagan appoints Adrian Adams as Newhall’s first ‘second’ judge [story] Caltrans announced Tuesday that it is approving the use of low-carbon cement to help reduce the carbon footprint of California’s transportation system. The Tejon Ranch Conservancy honors a college intern’s passion for wildlife conservation and highlights her unique story. The Los […]

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New Duluth Ballroom Dance Studio Celebrates Opening – Duluth News Tribune

Ballroom dance instructor Rae Lyons has dreamed of opening her own dance studio for years. She has danced most of her life and started teaching eight years ago when one of her instructors recommended that she attend a teacher training program. “I was working as a psychometrician by day, but my teacher thought I would […]

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“It was born out of passion”

Remo D’Souza reveals that his plan to open Remo Fusion Dance Studio has been delayed by COVID (Photo credit: Instagram/remodsouza) Renowned Bollywood choreographer Remo D’Souza recently launched his highly anticipated Remo Fusion Dance Studio. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, her plan to open this dance studio was delayed. But after a break, showbiz is gradually […]

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New Cowichan Dance Academy lets students pursue their passion – Cowichan Valley Citizen

The new Cowichan Valley Dance Academy, a partnership between SD79 and Adagé Studio, gives students interested in dance the opportunity to pursue their passion alongside academics. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen) The new Cowichan Valley Dance Academy, a partnership between SD79 and Adagé Studio, gives students interested in dance the opportunity to pursue their passion alongside academics. (Kevin […]

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Blackpool and Fylde Dance Academy return to Winter Gardens for Hits Reloaded

Blackpool and Fylde Dance Academy Hits Reloaded returns for 2021, giving kids the chance to perform at the Opera House, on a professional stage that has hosted many of the world’s biggest stars over the years. Young people from Blackpool and the Fylde Dance Academy are involved alongside dance schools across the Lancashire region. This […]

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New Cowichan Dance Academy empowers students to pursue their passion – Vancouver Island Free Daily

The new Cowichan Valley Dance Academy, a partnership between SD79 and Adagé Studio, gives students interested in dance the opportunity to pursue their passion alongside academics. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen) The new Cowichan Valley Dance Academy, a partnership between SD79 and Adagé Studio, gives students interested in dance the opportunity to pursue their passion alongside academics. (Kevin […]

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Holly McLellan delighted to reopen dance academy

The founder of a performing arts school in Neilston shared her relief at finally being able to welcome students back for lessons. Holly McLellan (pictured) started McLellan Dance and Arts Academy in 2017 and the business has grown rapidly, but the last 17 months have been a difficult time as the Covid pandemic has taken […]

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Kelley forms lifelong bonds at Westbrook Dance Academy

By By Dean Bibens • 08/19/2021 1:45 PM EST • Last Updated 08/21/2021 7:36 PM When Mara Kelley started dancing as a child, she had no idea the impact the sport would have on her life. Now 19, dancing has become more than winning competitions for Mara, it’s a way for her to express who […]

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Make-A-Wish Foundation surprises Belton teen with dance studio

Chloe Hammonds, 12, now has her own dance studio in her garden. BELTON, Texas — A wish came true for a Belton teenager on Wednesday. The Make-A-Wish Foundation and many volunteers built a dance studio for 12-year-old Chloe Hammonds in her own garden. “So grateful to even have this opportunity because not many people have […]

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Maidstone Roller Dance Club bounces back from Covid pandemic with big medal haul

The Maidstone Roller Dance Club has won medals in its first competition since the Covid pandemic. They won 10 gold, five silver and seven bronze at the FARS competition in Kettering, making it one of their most successful events. Success for the Maidstone Roller Dance Club in Kettering It was a tough time for the […]

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Dellarocco delivers on the big stage for Westbrook Dance Academy

By Chris Negrini/Zip06.com • 07/29/2021 11:52 AM EST Brooke Dellarocco has built a stellar resume with Westbrook Dance Academy over the years. Recently, Brooke won several accolades in individual and group performances at the Starpower Talent Nationals at Mohegan Sun. Brooke has earned a lot of recognition as a performer and competitor, but Brooke has […]

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Stacey’s dance studio celebrates 30 years in a habitable forest, a massive new installation

Stacey Wilms has loved dancing since she was 3 years old. She was so dedicated that her father built a stage in the backyard of their home in Omaha, Neb. Wilms enjoyed performing in the spotlight for family and friends. Kingwood Insider: Get local Lake Houston area news delivered to your inbox Performing and dancing […]

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Westbrook Dance Academy shines as national champion at Starpower

By Chris Negrini/Zip06.com • 07/19/2021 04:14 AM EST • Last Updated 07/19/2021 12:33 PM The Westbrook Dance Academy (WDA) recently competed in the Starpower Talent Nationals at Mohegan Sun, and several teams returned as National Champions thanks to outstanding performances by Academy artists. The contest brought together 44 studios and more than 1,700 entries across […]

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Mantia Sisters Dance Academy Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Mantia Sisters Dance Academy celebrates its 30th anniversaryand birthday in the city of Revere in September. Deanne Mantia, 51, and her sister, Jodi Mantia, 54, briefly operated the studio in a building on Broadway before moving to its current location at 750 Washington Ave. “My sister realized we needed a bigger space because we […]

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Mountain Statesman | Local dancers take the stage with Rebecca’s Dance Studio

TAYLOR COUNTY—Local ladies took to the stage to show their hard work and dedication to dancing with Rebecca’s Dance Studio. While the studio is located in Bridgeport, many local young people make the trip down US Route 50 to learn from Rebecca Phillips, who is in her 28and year in the studio. And while classes […]

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Ukrainian Dance Academy Iskra Holds In-Person Spring Recital

WHIPPANY, NJ – Iskra Ukrainian Dance Academy held its traditional Spring Recital on May 8, performing onstage at the Ukrainian American Cultural Center in New Jersey to a live audience in its first performance in approximately 20 months. The Tsvitka Ukrainian Dance Academy of Rockland County, NY, and the Iskra Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, which includes […]

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Marquette Dance Studio overcomes the pandemic | News, Sports, Jobs

They are dancers from the Marquette Dance Studio. (photo sent) MARQUETTE — When the COVID-19 pandemic began last year, Studio Dance Arts at Marquette closed on March 13, 2020 mid-season. “We had no idea what was going on or how long the situation would last, but we closed anyway in order […]

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Photos: Elevation Dance Studio celebrates its return to the stage with a “Homecoming” recital

It was hard for the dancers, from left, Sopris Stewart, Georgia Friesell and Liliana Grathwohl to hide their excitement as they performed their number during a dress rehearsal for Elevation Dance Studio’s ‘Homecoming’ recital. This will be the first time the studio has offered in-person performances since the pandemic began. There will be two socially […]

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Tazewell welcomes the city’s first dance studio | Lifestyles

TAZEWELL, Va. — From the moment she walked into a dance studio at just six years old, Emily Hinkle knew she had found her passion. “I think when I was younger I really loved learning about the different ways to move around,” Hinkle said. “As I grew up and learned more and more, I found […]

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Free Summer Dance Academy Registration Now Open | News

Registration is now open for the inaugural Summer Dance Academy partnership between Baldwin County School District (BCSD) and Allied Arts. Operating Monday through Thursday from June 7 through July 1, the free program is available to K-12 students and adults in the community at large. “We want students everywhere who want to dance and who […]

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Ashley Lobo’s Dance Academy opens for studio classes after eight months

For the safety of students and teachers, the academy does not allow more than 10 students per group. Indian-Australian choreographer Ashley Lobo has creatively adapted to the new normal during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Since late March, despite the closure of physical studios, his institute, The Danceworx (TDX) has offered online tutorials, workshops and virtual […]

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North Hampton dance studio is reinventing and adapting to keep dancers on their toes

NORTH HAMPTON – ‘Dancing with the Stars’ got football players into ballroom dancing. But a local dance studio owner has had to get creative during the pandemic to ensure his students can stay safely on the dance floor. Seacoast owner Amanda Deveau’s Arthur Murray Dance Studio has closed its business at 29 Lafayette Road North […]