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Instagram Brings International Fame to Lagos Leap of Dance Academy

On June 18, 2020, a video uploaded to Instagram showed Anthony Mmesoma Madu, then 11 years old, pirouetting on dirty concrete in West Lagos. He was barefoot and it was raining, but his grace, talent and passion were undeniable. “With very little or no resources, our children train to be the best they can,” ballet […]

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Dance Academy USA is leading the way to improve the mental health of young children in Santa Clara County

CUPERTINO, Calif., January 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dance Academy United States (DAU) in Silicon Valley is proud to report that it has provided uninterrupted service and support to young children, without fail, from the time Covid struck to the present day. “When the county wouldn’t allow us to teach in person, our children needed their […]

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Local dance studio puts their own twist on ‘The Nutcracker’ – Sterling Journal-Advocate

It’s a holiday classic and this year local dancers are bringing their own personal touch, not once but twice. The Parade of Lights float from Melissa’s School of Dance and Gymnastics invited parade spectators to the studio’s upcoming “The Nutcracker Fantasy”, which will be presented on Sunday December 19 and Monday December 20 at 7:00 […]

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‘Something for Everyone’: New Dance Studio in Walkersville Offers Lessons for Adults with Disabilities | Way of life

Sharon Grimet’s dancing career began when she was a little girl in Glasgow, Scotland. Ultimately, that will take her halfway across the world to Nashville, where she will win two country western line dance world championship titles. Now her home base is a small studio in Walkersville, tucked away in a tall brick building on […]

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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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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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Local dance studio moves to former police station

by Leanne Loy [email protected] Although a new venture and having been through a pandemic, Studio B, a dance studio in Sartell, is moving to a larger location – the former Sartell police station. Studio B has been part of the Sartell region for two years. Owner and Founder Catie Bunde has been teaching dance for […]

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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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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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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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Tabor Dance Academy organizes a summer show | Local

The Tabor Dance Academy invites the community to come celebrate as its dancers perform “Accentuate The Positive” June 3-5 at Scottsbluff High School. Approximately 250 local dancers aged 3 to adults will perform in four different shows. All shows feature different age groups and levels of dancers in a full range of dance styles, from […]

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Danville Dance Studio finds a new home

It’s been a little over a week since a dance studio was destroyed by fire. The owner tells us that thanks to the generosity of the community, she already has a new space. DANVILLE, Pa. — These images are something dance teacher Karen Gronsky will never forget. Last Monday, her dance studio in Danville was […]

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A fire damages a dance studio in Danville

An early morning fire damaged a dance studio in Danville. DANVILLE, Pa. — Flames tore through a building that housed a dance studio in Montour County early Monday. The fire broke out around 3 a.m. Monday inside the three-story building on Center Street in Danville. The building next door was damaged by smoke, but the […]

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Cabarrus Dance Academy celebrates its 75th anniversary | Local News

The Peggé Lee School of Dance, now doing business as Cabarrus Dance Academy, will celebrate its 75th anniversary with annual recitals this weekend. It’s a special moment for the dancers and an incredible milestone in the school’s history. Peggé Lee Haywood, who opened the first dance studio in Concord, aptly named “Peggé Lee School of […]

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The dance studio moves to a new location | News, Sports, Jobs

NEW PLACE, SAME SPIRIT — Cathie Provan, owner of Main Street Dance Company; celebrates 50 years of teaching dance with its staff in a new location. Pictured in the School of Dance’s new studio on the second floor of the Wintersville Post Office at 201 Luray Drive are, left to right, seated: […]

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Youngsters from the Carol McLaren Dance Academy will represent Team Scotland at the Dance World Cup

A group of dancers from Lanarkshire have successfully qualified to represent Team Scotland at this year’s Dance World Cup. The talented movers from Blantyre-based Carol McLaren Dance Academy are delighted to attend one of the most prestigious competitions on the dance calendar. So much so that only the most elite dancers from around the world […]

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Silas Farley will direct the Dance Academy of Los Angeles

Silas Farley, a former New York City Ballet dancer who surprised many when he left the company at the start of his dancing career last year, will succeed Jenifer Ringer on July 1 as head of the ballet’s dance program. Colburn School in Los Angeles, the school announced Wednesday. He will be dean of the […]

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Opening of a new dance academy in Salem

The story below is from our January/February 2021 issue. For more stories like this, subscribe today. Thank you! The En L’Air Dance and Acrobatics Academy strives to create a fun environment for all ages. Most people would balk at the thought to open a new business in the midst of a global pandemic that only […]

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Les Vikettes – Brunswick Academy dance club | Lifestyles

As Pat Benatar notably sings in “We Belong”, we belong together – Brunswick Academy and dance, that is. “We Belong” was one of many songs Brunswick Academy’s new dance club performed during a Valentine’s Day-themed mash up on Thursday, Feb. 13 for the Brunswick Academy’s Basketball Night. ‘school. The dance club, better known as “The […]

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Leesburg High Dance Academy Takeoff

LEESBURG — Leesburg High School the dance academy went full-time this year, moving into its own classroom and getting a fully dedicated teacher for the first time in the program’s four-year history. Allyson Louzon, a dancer since age 5, took on the role full-time in August after teaching it alongside acting in the school auditorium […]

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Irving ISD biology teacher launches dance club for kids facing tough times – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Michael Berg is a biology teacher at Crockett Middle School in Irving, but that’s not the only thing he does. He is currently the extraordinary leader of the Crockett Middle School Dance Club, a safe place where children can meet twice after school. “I was starting to learn hip-hop on YouTube and I felt like […]

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Tomioka High Dance Club’s Achievements Grow as They Dance in a Classic ’90s-Style Commercial

These girls are climbing very high in their careers, and they haven’t even graduated yet! An Osaka high school dance club may not have expected fame when its fabulous ’80s-inspired ‘sparkling dance’, which won second place in a local competition, became world famous two years ago. Since then the Tomioka High Dance Club filmed a […]

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Polynesian dance club at Paloma Valley High School has been thriving for over a decade – Press Enterprise

Members of the Polynesian Dance Club at Paloma Valley High School in Menifee practice during an after-school reunion on Sept. 13, 2017. (Photo by Diane A. Rhodes, Contributing Photographer) Male members of Paloma Valley High School’s Polynesian Dance Club are led by Adrian Madrigal, center, during a September 13, 2017 rehearsal of the haka, a […]

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Folk dancing with the Good Shepherd Academy Dance Club

KINGSTON — They joined hands and jumped up, kicked the ground with their heels and toes, and at one point faked a scolding by wiggling their fingers at an imaginary boy named Johnny. That last bit was part of a Polish folk dance, and the 12 members of the Good Shepherd Academy Dance Club who […]

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The Day – High school dance club is a labor of love

The Waterford High School dance club had only seven students in the 1994–95 school year, when Paula MacDougall, a graduate of Waterford High in 1970, took over as head of the club. Last month, 63 students took part in the club’s annual show. What made this year’s production special was that it capped off MacDougall’s […]

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After-school dance club in Halverson a hit with students – Albert Lea Tribune

Jennifer Anderson teaches her class the moves for the song “Do You Love Me?” by The Contours. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays in the gymnasium at Halverson Elementary School. –Tiffany Krupke/Albert Lea Tribune By Tiffany [email protected] When the students walk into the gymnasium of Ms. Anderson’s after-school dance club, there is excitement in the […]