An open house will take place from 5 to 8 pm on Friday, September 5, offering dancers and their families a chance to tour the studio and meet members of the faculty. Free pizza and beverages will be available. Registration continues on Saturday, September 6, from 1 to 6 pm, and Sunday, September 7, from noon to 2 pm.
Students seeking financial assistance can download an application from the Scholarships page found at www.brattleboroschoolofdance.com. Scholarships are awarded to dance students by Company of Muses, a nonprofit organization supporting performing arts education for youths and adults in the New England area. Scholarship applications and all pertinent financial documentation must be submitted by Monday, September 1.
Children’s class offerings for the fall semester include two levels of children’s tap as well as children’s jazz, and children’s hip-hop. There will also be creative dance and toddler dance programs for preschoolers, kindergartners, and children under age 7.
New youth level classes include youth modern and youth ballet 5, which is part of a progressive curriculum offered after children’s ballet 1 to 4 have been completed. The school is also bringing back the Boys Breakin’ program on Monday afternoons.
In addition to classes in a wide array of styles for adults and teens of all ability levels, a therapeutic dance class will be offered to dancers returning from injury looking for a gentler way to explore ballet, modern, and yoga techniques.
There will also be fitness-related offerings, including Zumba and Jane LoMonaco’s EmbodyYoga and Pilates programs.
For information visit www.BrattleboroSchoolofDance.com or call (802) 254-6884.