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Ballroom is BACK!!

Glens Falls Ballet & Dance Center
23 Years of a successful Ballroom Dance Program
Ballroom Dance Lessons
Taught by Aaron Coulson

You're invited to our Ballroom Dance Open House
Friday, September 7th
FREE LESSON

7:30 - 9pm Casual Dress (no rubber sole shoes , it prevents you from sliding your feet!)

Followed by FREE Dance Party 9-10pm (no purchase required to enjoy Open House.)

6-Week Session Lessons will run Fridays 7:30 - 8:30pm, followed by Dance Party 8:30 - 9:30pm (included with your lesson) where our studio transforms into an elegant and fun ballroom!

Save the Dates
Session dates: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19 to include Foxtrot, Rumba, and Hustle
6-Week Session Only $90 per couple

Tell a friend! And get 10% off your tuition! Call 518-793-9201 today.

Welcome Back Aaron Coulson

He will be teaching Hip Hop , Musical Theater and much more ! Aaron was the Originator of Boo 2 You!

Aaron Coulson is headed back to the Glens Falls area and is eager to start teaching once again for Glens Falls Ballet and Dance Center !

Aaron started professionally performing and competing when he was seven years old. Since that time he has gained an excellent reputation within the entertainment industry; performing, choreographing, casting and directing around the world. Most recently in Las Vegas Mr Coulson was a Headliner for a major show at the Planet Hollywood Casino. There, he also opened for Britney Spears *PIECE OF ME landing him his first spot light in People Magazine. Amongst other performances and noteworthy notoriety he was awarded the Broadway World Award for his choreography and won a nation wide singing competition which earned him the chance to sing with Mr. Barry Manilow.

In his over 30 years of professional artistry, Mr Coulson's aptitude comes from his direct experience on; Broadway, Las Vegas, National and International Tours, Headlining, Theme parks and Cruise Lines, Music Videos, Television, Movies and more. He has taught a variety of dance disciplines as a resident teacher, masterclass instructor, choreographer and Ballroom Professional.

The knowledge Aaron brings to our studio is sure to not only engage and educate your child but train them to become a full time working artist in our current industry.

For more information about Mr Coulson and our other qualified teachers or for an update on our exciting new fall classes and schedule please contact us at 518-793-9201

Zoo You Tap and Dance?

New Dance Classes

Zoo you Dance and Tap? – Morning Pre School Program* (Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9:30-11:30am): Zoo you Dance and Tap? This Integrated Art and Dance class is a morning preschool program that will provide a playful and enthusiastic environment for all children to explore their imagination within the arts by going on a magical journey through the jungle, under the sea, and all the way to the Zoo. This animal inspired adventure will provide a unique and engaging practice through creative movement, elements of dance, tumbling, yoga, ballet, tap, modern dance, story time and arts and crafts. Students will explore their creativity; wiggle, laugh and most importantly explore their imagination through the art of dance to reach their fullest potential.

Please provide your child with a healthy snack for each class. *

Creative Rhythm and Movement: This exciting environment will allow for students to explore their creativity and imagination through the introduction of movement, improvisation, creative dance, elements of dance, and music appreciation. (Ages 3 and 4)

Modern/Contemporary: This class offers contemporary and modern dance technique, improvisation, the study of choreographic principals, and the exploration of various modern dance artists/genres.

Happy Feet: Dance, Explore, and Create. This is an introductory tap class for children ages 3 & 4.

Twinkle Tots: Introductory movement class for children and their parent/guardian. (18 Months – 3 years) This class will explore early movement patterns, imagination, and music appreciation.

Adult/ Teen Jazz Dance and Stretch! - Is a Jazz, Fitness and Stretch class that provides an energizing and fun head to toe workout for any level individual. This class will be held on Monday Nights from 7:45-8:45pm.

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Congratulations to Julia and Sara Ross for being accepted to perform this summer in "Firebird" with New York City Ballet. Also, Congratulations to Ling Minucci and Collin MacKenzie!! Ling will be spending a year studying with the Miami City Ballet. Collin has been accepted by audition to the New York State Summer School of the Arts program for a second year. We're so proud!!!

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Dance Classes for ages 3 to Adult
Creative Rhythm & Movement • Pre Ballet • Ballet • Pointe & Variation
Contemporary/Lyrical • Modern • Tap • Jazz • Hip Hop
Choreography & Improvisation • Musical Theatre Dance

The Glens Falls Ballet & Dance CenterWe are an "Established" school that has been operating since 1965. Our staff is a mature dance family committed to your child. The school offers clean facilities, a safe environment, is Handicap accessible with ample parking. We are experienced and passionate and offer classes to ages 3 to adult.

No Certification or tests needed in the teaching of "Balancine or Vaganova" technique other than experience.

Top 10 Reasons to Join Our Studio:

  1. Multiple performance opportunities, minimal costume fees; no additional performance fees for dancers.
  2. Very experienced, professional and dedicated faculty
  3. Large facility, convenient parking; sprung dance floors to prevent injury and fatigue
  4. Clean, safe environment – ample dressing room, separate homework/break room, comfortable lobby
  5. Committed to the development of confidence, poise and determination in children AND TIME MANAGEMENT.
  6. Proper dance technique, terminology and etiquette taught.
  7. Appropriate choreography and costume choices
  8. Ideal class length for the youngest through advanced dancer to progress
  9. Communication with parents: newsletters, Facebook, email, website, announcement board in lobby
  10. BalletVariety of dance classes offered- Our Unlimited class options allows for study of dance in diverse genres
  11. Bonus, Very competitive prices!!!

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