July Intensive Guest Instructor

Today we want to introduce a second instructor for our July Summer Intensive. AND she is also celebrating her birthday today!! Coming back to the area is Aysha Upchurch. We met Aysha when she taught and choreographed at Trollwood many years ago and couldn't be more excited to have her energy at our studio for part of the July Summer Intensive. Photo Credit: Ill-Digital AYSHA UPCHURCH Aysha Upchurch, the Dancing Diplomat, identifies as a seed planter, soil agitator, and curious and passionate artist. Professionally, this translates to her working as a dancer, choreographer, educator and arts administrator who is committed to social inclusion, community engagement and artistry development. Whi

July Intensive Guest Instructor

We are excited to have THREE guest instructors throughout the July Intensive, as well as some of our amazing staff including Matt Gasper and Lindsey Setzekorn teaching intermediate and advance dancers during our July Intensive. This is a day program, which meets 5 days a week for 7.5 hrs / day. A variety of classes will be offered during this 4-week program including Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Character, Musical Theatre, Tap, Hip Hop and more! We want to introduce our first guest instructor of our program this summer, ballet instructor Alyce Keaggy Brinkmann will be joining us from Illinois where she is the Artistic Director of Illinois Dance Conservatory / Illinois Youth Dance Theatre. Find out

Youth America Grand Prix

A week ago 7 GSD dancers and owner, Matt Gasper traveled to Kansas City, MO for Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) ballet competition. We are so proud of these dancers dedication and hard work prepping for this competition and going on the Folly Theatre stage and sharing their passion with the judges and the audience. YAGP is different than other competitions. There are only 2 categories: Variations and Contemporary. There are 3 age groupings: Pre-Competitive, Junior and Senior. And only the top 12 are recognized at the awards ceremony, which takes place the last day of the competition. This is a difficult competition with amazing dancers from all over the country. The dancers just getting to t

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