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LONG BEACH
&
ORANGE COUNTY 
SUMMER PROGRAM 2015


We are so excited to announce our summer program for Long Beach & Orange County!  

Here are all the details:


L O N G   B E A C H
This summer we are offering a 6-week pilot program to kick off our new expansion to Long Beach!  This class will be an adaptive dance class that will expose dancers to a variety of styles and movement.  

WHAT:  An adaptive dance class
WHERE:  Elevation Studios 
ADDRESS1900 E 27th Street, Signal 
WHEN:  Tuesday July 14th - Tuesday August 18th
TIME:  4:00-5:00pm
COST:  $100
INSTRUCTOR:  Sari Anna Thomas
TO REGISTER:  go to REGISTER FOR CLASSES page


*** REGISTER BY JUNE 1ST ***
AND YOU WILL BE INVITED TO JOIN US BACKSTAGE WHILE OUR COMPANY PERFORMS AT THE
LONG BEACH SPECIAL OLYMPICS!!  
THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 13TH WITH PERFORMANCES AT 11:30AM AND 1:30PM
 

THIS WILL BE A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO GET A
REAL FEEL FOR OUR PROGRAM AND SEE WHAT WE ARE ALL ABOUT!  


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O R A N G E   C O U N T Y
This will be our 2nd summer in Orange County,
and we are so excited to be able to continue this program!  
This class will be a hip hop class, and will be held right across
the parking lot from the DSAOC office!!


WHAT:  Hip Hop
WHERE:  Dance Asylum
ADDRESS: 151 Kalmus Drive #J7, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
WHEN:  Thursday July 9th - Thursday August 13th
TIME:  5:00-6:00pm
COST:  $100

INSTRUCTOR:  Sari Anna Thomas
TO REGISTER:   go to REGISTER FOR CLASSES page


Current Classes-Westside
Movin' n' Groovin'

Sundays, March 22nd -- May 17th

Time: 8:15 - 9 AM
Tuition: $125

Location: Westside Ballet School,

1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404

Ballet I
Sundays, March 22nd -- June 14th
Time: 9-10 Am
Tuition: $175
Location: Westside Ballet School,
1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404

Ballet II

Sundays, March 22nd -- June 14th

Time: 9 - 10 AM

Tuition: $175

Location: Westside Ballet School,

1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404

Tap & Hip Hop (combined class)

Sundays, March 22nd -- June 14th

Time: 10-11 AM

Tuition: $175

Location: Westside Ballet School,

1709 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA  90404


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--$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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