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Studio Announcements | Round 2

We are fresh into Round 2 of our season and have lots of exciting announcements. Check them out using the link below. These are also sent to your email, if you are not subscribed, subscribe today! Studio Announcements for Round 2 | September 29, 2020 https://mailchi.mp/26555c7fc7bf/round-2-announcements Sign-Up Today

Meet Brittanie Carmona

Mrs. Brittanie Carmona is in her second season with us, and her first as a performance team coach. Brittanie has traveled and lived around the United States training and teaching dance. She moved back to the Fargo-Moorhead area with her family to be closer to family, and has just had her third daughter this September. We are missing her while she is on maternity leave and cannot wait for her to come back. She is a great addition to our dance family, and we love her babies too! Read her full bio here https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/brittanie-carmona

Introducing Laura Kuhn

Ms. Laura has begun her fourth year teaching here at Gasper’s, and if you’ve had the pleasure of taking or observing one of her classes you can see the love she has for teaching. Laura attended MSUM where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Inclusive Education with a minor in Theatre Dance. Her favorite part about teaching is inspiring the joy of movement with her students and constantly being surrounded by smiling and creative people who share her love of dance. This year you can find miss Laura teaching Musical Theatre, Ballet, Tap, and coaching one of our performance teams. Read more about her by clicking the link https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/laura-kuhn

Meet Mikal Kenfield

We are so lucky to have Ms. Mikal as part of our teaching staff. She has been teaching at Gasper's since 2005 and was an original member of our sister company FM Ballet., performing as a principal dancer in countless productions. This year Ms. Mikal is teaching upper level Lyrical and Adult Ballet. We love her joy of dance and sharing that with our students of all ages. If you have the chance, take one of her classes this year! You won't regret it. Read more about Ms. Mikal here https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/mikal-kenfield

Introducing Kristin Ide

Ms.Kristin has been a part of the dance community since the age of three studying in multiple areas of dance including; classical Ballet, Pointe, and Modern Dance. Kristin has a Bachelor's degree in Art Education and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. In addition to teaching at Gasper’s she has also been teaching in the Fargo Public Schools since 2002. Kristin has teaching in her blood and loves to share her passion for dance here at Gasper’s School of Dance. Read her full bio here https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/kristin-ide

Meet Ms. Bryanna Gehrtz

Ms. Bryanna is in her 3rd year instructing here at Gasper's. She teaches it all; Lyrical, Jazz, Ballet, Gymnastics for the Dancer, Dance Tech, and is one of our Performance Team coaches. Bryanna began dancing at the age of 4 and hasn't stopped since from being on NDSU's cheer team to being a company member of FM Ballet. We are so lucky to have her dedication and spirit in our studio. Reads more about her here https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/bryanna-gehrtz

Introducing Lindsey Setzekorn

We are excited to have Ms. Lindsey Setzekorn back this season teaching upper level Ballet, Pointe, and Fitness classes. Her level of training and expertise contributes to the training of each of your dancers. She has a love and passion for this art form and we are so happy to have her share it with our students. Ms. Lindsey was named the Ballet Mistress of the FMBallet company last season and will be choreographing the long awaited FMBallet spring production of Cinderella. Read about her extensive background by following the link https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/lindsey-setzekorn

YouTube - Classic Jazz

Here is a great class to take at home today! Mr. Matt strives to keep Classical Jazz alive in his studio, teaching the legacy that his mentor Luigi left behind. In a world full of commercial Jazz, step back in time and learn the classics with Ray Charles and Fosse.

Introducing Liz Brandenburg

Liz Brandenburg is one of our seasoned instructors. She teaches jazz, lyrical, hip hop, and is also one of our Performance Team coaches and choreographers. She began her teaching time with Gasper's in 2009 and after moving away for a few years she came back to Fargo and has been teaching with us ever since. She is the kind of teacher you never forget and we are so lucky to have her on our team. Find out more about Liz here https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/liz-brandenburg

Meet MacKenzie Larson

MacKenzie is our Director of Studio Affairs as well as a Novice Tap and Ballet instructor. MacKenzie grew up dancing with us from the age of 3 - graduation. After she graduated high school she traveled around the world and moved back to the Fargo area last year. MacKenzie is starting her second season back with us. She relates well with our students, as well as the parents and is here for any of your studio needs. Check out her bio below. https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/mackenzie-larson

Introducing Lacey Gasper

Lacey Gasper is our Director of Design and Assistant Studio Director. Lacey has been a part of the dance community for over 19 years studying Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, and Ballet. She has her BA in Theatre and Apparel & Design from Concordia College as well as a BFA2 in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art. She works tirelessly to keep the wheels turning here, find out more about Lacey here https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/lacey-gasper

Studio Announcements: Sep 7 - 13, 2020

Stay up-to-date with our weekly announcements. Happy SECOND week of classes. Yes, we do have class today, Labor Day. We can't wait to dance with you! See the rest of our Announcements here - https://mailchi.mp/98b94089bb5b/studio-announcements-sep-7-13-2020

Meet Matthew Gasper

We will be introducing our staff every day through the month of September. To start off we would like to introduce our Owner and Artistic Director, Mr. Matthew Gasper! Mr. Matt not only teaches at Gasper's, he is also the Artistic Director of FMBallet and an adjunct professor and head of the Theatre Dance program at NDSU. In Addition to his incredible 30 plus year career as a performer and principal dancer he is also an ABT-certified instructor, and master instructor and choreographer. Mr. Matt continues to inspire all of his students here at Gasper's and all over the country. Find out more about Mr. Matt here https://www.gaspersschoolofdance.com/matt-gasper

Youtube "Kitchen" Contemporary

Gasper's is making dance available to everyone. Whether in studio, through Zoom, or if you're looking for free dance classes to take while still spending so much time at home, head to our YouTube page to take classes like this one. We have 25+ classes already up on our page and will be uploading fresh content soon. Make sure you are subscribed and have your notifications on to be alerted when we upload! Sweat it out and Stretch it out with this 45 minute "Kitchen" Contemporary class taught by studio owner Mr. Matt Gasper.

Gasper's School of Dance | Downtown

524 7th St. N

Fargo, ND 58102

701-234-9440

info@gaspersschoolofdance.com

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3650 Veterans Blvd, Ste B

Fargo, ND 58103

701-234-9441

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