Monday, August 8, 2011

Faculty News

It has been a long hot summer and there is only one month left to play in the sun. See what our Peridance Faculty has been up to and what they have planned for August! 

Contemporary teacher Ashley Carter’s company, DoubleTake Dance Co. co-directed by Vanessa Martinez de BaƱos, will collaborate with Peridance to organize a Benefit for Japan on Sunday September 18th, 2011! Please come and support this important event, which will feature some very special guest artists. More details coming soon on the Peridance website &

Contemporary teacher, Marinda Davis's company,  marInspired; the storytellers is premiering "breakable" on August 27th-28th at the Salvatore Capezio Theater. You can purchase tickets here. For more on Marinda and her company read the article on this blog!

Contemporary teachers, Marijke Eliasberg & Jana Hicks present their The Next Stage Project Summer Choreography Workshop Performances August 11th & 12th: 8:30pm, City Center Studios, 5th fl. The Next Stage Project company will also perform in the Peridance Faculty Showcase on Aug 13 & 14!

World Jazz teacher, Cecilia Mart's company, CECILIA MARTA DANCE Co. will perform Saturday, August 13th in NYC Summer Stage 2011. The performance will be at 8:00pm in Marcus Garvey Park, admission is FREE! The company also performed on July 30th at the Central Park Mainstage also as a part of Summer Stage 2011.

Jazz teacher, Sue Samules is joining the Peridance Faculty August 16th to teach Broadway Jazz Dance classes on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10-11:30!  The class will touch on various facets of Jazz Dance which is used on Broadway such as, theater, lyrical, jazzy, latin and funky.  Her dance company, Jazz Roots Dance Company will be performing on August 13th and 14th in the Peridance Faculty Showcase! 

Tap teacher, Nancy Smith recently completed her 225 hour Registered Yoga Teachers training at the Wilmington Yoga Center in North Carolina. She is now a certified by The National Yoga Alliance, congratulations Nancy!
Ballet teacher, Kathryn Sullivan is currently working on her third DVD project for Insight Media, an educational documentary on choreographer and teacher, Hanya Holm.

Flamenco teacher, Nelida Tirado's  next performance is opening Thursday August 11th! For more info click here.

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