Thank you to all who contributed to our gala event this year! The Fun House was a huge success! Find us on Facebook to see wonderful pictures from the event.



 
Get your Free 2 Be Me Dance Gear now! 
Find the link here                                                                                                                                                                                 


MANDATORY VOLUNTEER TRAINING
We will be holding a mandatory volunteer training on Sunday, January 11th from 9-11 AM at the Westside School of Ballet. This is for new and returning volunteers and is invite-only. If you are planning on attending or would like to volunteer for our program, please contact Director, Colleen Perry at info@free2bemedance.com or call 310-259-8970



Sign up now for Winter Semester Classes

Movin' n' Groovin' 
Sundays, January 18 -- February 22
Time: 9-9:45 AM
Tuition: $100
Location: Westside Ballet School, 1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA
90404


Dance (combined levels I&II class)
Sundays, January 18 -- February 22
Time: 9-10 AM
Tuition: $100 
Location: Westside Ballet School, 1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA
90404


Tap & Hip-Hop (combined class)
(Tap first three weeks, Hip-Hop second three weeks)

Sundays, January 18 -- February 22
Time: 10-11 AM
Tuition: $100
$175 if taken in conjunction with Dance class 
Location: Westside Ballet School, 1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA
90404


Orange County Hip-Hop Class
Wednesdays, February 18 -- May 13 (skip April 1)
Time:
5-6 PM
Tuition:
$150
Location:
Dance Asylum, 151 Kalmus Drive, #J7, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 


We have scholarships available this semester. The scholarships and their availability are listed below. These are awarded on a
first come, first serve basis.

Mickey Cassella Scholarship--$100
Barry Edson Scholarship--$75
Annette Austin Scholarship--$50
John Camplin Scholarship--$25

Visit our Register for Classes page to pay for tuition



   


Donate to our program! Any amount will go directly to supporting our dancers and our organization's fees such as studio rental, costumes, performance fees, paying teachers, among other expenses. We thank you for your generosity!


Please take a look at our spring recital video from this year's performance with the Westside School of Ballet. We did a spooky Thriller dance to music from Michael Jackson!




"Free 2 Be Me" Documentary


Our dear friend Jeanette Godoy, a documentary 
filmmaker, directed this short film about the dancers of Free 2 Be Me Dance! The film is traveling the short film festival circuit now. Take a look at the beautiful documentary below



Thank you, Jeanette, for all you have done for us!
Follow news about "Free 2 Be Me" the movie on the Facebook page and get a copy of the documentary here: free2bememovie.com





“The mission of Free 2 Be Me Dance is to bring the joy of dance to individuals with Down syndrome.”

    
-- Colleen Perry, MFT 
      Founder and teacher of F2BMD
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