Teacher Interviews

Meet the Teacher-Constanza Murphy

[caption id="attachment_63" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Constanza with Missouri Contemporary Ballet"]Constanza with Missouri Contemporary Ballet[/caption] Tell us about your dance training and education: I started dancing when I was 3 at a RAD school in England: light blue leotard, pink socks, pink shoes...When I was 6, we moved to Texas where I went to an unfortunate studio until I was 10 and we moved to Alaska. North Star Ballet is where I really started to train, and I left Alaska for the University of Utah when I was 17. The U ballet department didn't take me my first year auditioning, but I was stubborn and tried again the next year. I graduated in 2007 and have been dancing around as much as possible since then! What is your favorite dance you’ve ever performed? Oh...there was one where we dressed in bubble wrap and duct tape, that was pretty fantastic. (more…)

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New Year, New Look!

It’s been a long time coming, but Dance Concepts finally has new signs! We hope everyone had a fantastic holiday and is enjoying (or at least putting up with) this crazy Utah weather we’re having.  We’ll see you on January 3rd when dance classes start again!

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Teacher Interviews

Meet the Teacher-Lauren Lombardi

Lauren Lombardi is a new addition to Dance Concepts this season.  She is currently teaching Ballet 4 and Ballet 5.  Learn a little more about her in the interview below. Tell us about your dance training and education: I started taking ballet lessons when I was 8 in a small studio in Connecticut by our house. My mom was my first ballet teacher. (more…)

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Summer Intensive Auditions Coming to Utah

The new year is a great time for Dance Concepts dancers to put themselves out there in the ballet world – by going to auditions! Summer intensive audition season runs January-March, and it gives everyone an opportunity to take great classes from master teachers, as well as the fantastic learning experience dancers get from auditioning. (more…)

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