On Saturday, January 16, Dance Evolution performed at the Adirondack Thunder's "Pink in the Rink" night to benefit breast cancer research.
DE's team performed an upbeat cheer/jazz routine and, later, a beautiful lyrical routine called "Dressed in Pink".
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Dance Evolution will be closed Monday, February 15 through Saturday, February 20 for winter break.
Dance Evolution is part of the School Closing Network, so just keep an eye on any of the websites or TV stations that announce school/business closings. You can also check our Facebook page or www.dance-evolution.com (we try to have announcements on or after 2 p.m.)
The 2016 recital has been confirmed for Saturday, June 11 at Schuylerville High School. Save the date today!
Dance Evolution welcomed everyone back to dance on September 14. We took a bunch of fun photos.
Dance Evolution would like to welcome our new Ballet instructor Ms. Bethany to our staff this summer. She will be taking over the Ballet and Pointe classes so that Ms. Lauren can continue to work with the competition dancers. We are very excited to have her join DE! Please join us in welcoming her to the studio.
BETHANY OSBORN-BIRKHOLZ - Ballet, Contemporary
Bethany began her training at the age of 5 in Queensbury, NY. In 1999 she graduated from the Boston Conservatory with a BFA in Dance Performance where she danced and trained with artists from The Limon Company, Martha Graham Dance Company, The Paul Taylor Dance Company, Prometheus Dance Company, ACE Entertainment, Boston Ballet and Joffrey Ballet. After earning her undergraduate degree she moved to Chicago and trained with the Gus Giordano Jazz Company, and then joined Chicagolands Jazz troupe where she toured all over the country performing.
Bethany has been teaching, choreographing and directing for 16 years, teaching ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary and tap for studios in Boston, Chicago, Mechanicville, and Glens Falls. Teaching credits include North Carolina School of the Arts, NYSSA Modern intensive, NYSSA Ballet intensive, Joffrey Summer Jazz Intensive, Boston Conservatory Dance Program, Pennsylvania Ballet as well as several "high gold" and "gold" placings in local and regional competitions. For choreography, Ms. Birkholz has choreographed "Beauty and the Beast" for Schuylerville's Community Theater, "70th Sensation" for Glens Falls Community Theater, "Where's Charlie Brown? "and "Good News" for the Lake George High School, "Evita" and "42nd Street" for Warrensburg High School as well as the 2006 YOUTHEATRE summer season and the "LARAC Fashion Show".
Dance Evolution traveled to Providence, RI to compete in the Elite Dance Challenge Nationals from July 7 through July 12. Several of our dancers earned top placements and platinum awards. Our newest routine "Dress Blues" won first place for Intermediate Large Groups after only a few weeks of preparation. We are so proud of our team! Great job, everyone!
If you'd like to see more great photos of our fantastic week at nationals, just click here!
What could be better than Christmas in the Big Apple? How about seeing the Rockettes at Radio City!
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So much fun at the 2014 Ballston Spa Holiday parade! Hope you saw us and waved back!
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Check out our new "Students of the Month" feature. Just click here or use the menu button to the left to see each month's smiling faces!
Eeach winning student was nominated by a teacher for because they work hard and are examples to their fellow dancers.
No matter your age or style, you can find dance lessons just for you at Dance Evolution!
We teach age-appropriate classes in tap, jazz, ballet, pointe,
lyrical, contemporary, hip-hop, cheer dance and acro.
Dance Evolution trains several competition teams and offers adult classes, too.
There's something for everyone!
Visit our studio at 100 Saratoga Village Blvd (Building 10 & 11) in Malta, or call 899-7800 for details.
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2015 Competition Team
2014 Competition Team
2014 Elite Dance Challenge Nationals
2014 Turn It Up