Teacher Interviews

How We Spent Our Summer Vacations

With some new faces on staff at Dance Concepts this year we will be doing a few blog posts to let you get to know our new teachers.  Today we asked how everyone spent their summer vacation.  Dance Concepts had a great summer session, made an appearance in a coming film, was featured on KUTV’s Fresh Living, and had the flooring in The Loft relayed.  It was a fun and full summer.  Read below to see how your favorite teacher spent her summer. (more…)

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Filming for The Next Dance

Yesterday Dance Concepts hosted Celtic Waters Productions for their filming of The Next Dance.  Seven of our dancers from levels 4 and 5 will be featured in their upcoming film.  Everyone had a great time during the filming and we can’t wait to see the final product.  Check out the photos from the filming below.  Watch the preliminary trailer for the film (a new one will be coming out soon featuring our dancers.)  Then scroll below for pictures from the filming. http://vimeo.com/27385088 (more…)

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Come enjoy pizza and a project at Dance Concepts!

This Thursday at Dance Concepts we'll be making foot boards.  These are boards to help you stretch your feet at home and develop the beautiful point that all great dancers have.  You can use one at home to become a better dancer while you're reading or watching TV. We'll also have pizza and drinks so come have fun, see your Dance Concepts friends, and make a valuable tool. (more…)

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Recital Videos

Rock the Casbah 2006 Recital

Just for fun here's a look at our 2006 recital.  Rock the Casbah was choreographed by Julie Edison (then Schlesinger) in her first year teaching at Dance Concepts.  It's amazing to see how far these girls have come since then. If there are other dances you would like to see from past recitals, leave a comment below and let us know which ones. (more…)

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Exercises For Dancers

Foot Rolls

This is one of the most basic foot exercises we can do as dancers and is a great thing to be working on this summer.  It's a simple exercise that everyone can benefit from.  We encourage all of you - from our little guys all the way through the top of Level 5 - to take a few minutes and make yourself a better dancer with stronger and more flexible feet. (more…)

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Congratulations!

Last night was fantastic!  We’re so proud of all of our dancers who performed in the recital.  Each of them has grown so much this year:  from our little ones who have learned not only the basics of dance, but also how to act in a classroom and listen to Read more

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Dress Rehearsal Schedule

Ballet ClassHere’s the schedule for our dress rehearsal.  Dress rehearsal is June 8th at Murray High School.  Please wear your costume to the school and come with your hair and makeup complete.  If you are in more than one dance, when you arrive you should place your costumes in a dressing room and then go sit with your first class.  If you are in one dance, just go sit with your class in the audience. Dancers are welcome to leave after they have finished dancing.  If you have any questions please call the front desk at 801-566-2101.  You can also view the recital dance line up here (please note it is slightly different from the dress rehearsal order). Dances are listed in the order they will perform at the dress rehearsal.  Please arrive at the time listed after your dance. (more…)

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Summer Dance Classes

Despite the seemingly endless rain, we still believe summer will come, eventually.  With summer comes our Summer Dance Session!  July 5-28th we’ll be running a variety of fun summer classes designed to keep your dancer in tip top shape. With this year’s summer dance session we’re offering an outstanding deal!  If you register with a friend who is new to Dance Concepts, both you and your friend get half off classes! (more…)

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