WELCOME TO DANCE EVOLUTION 

2015-16 OPEN HOUSES

Stop by the studio, meet our instructors and register for the 2015-16 season at one of our fun Open Houses!  (Enjoy a few refreshments, too.)  

If you're new to us, enter to win a 2016 Dance Evolution shirt or jersey by filling out our "How Did You Hear About Us?" form.  Just bring it to any open house drop it by our office.

You can also download and review our 2015-2016 Parent Agreement as well as our 2015-16 solo/duo/trio chart.  Use this handy chart to budget number of classes (and fees) each month, since solos/duos/trios are charged on a per-class basis.

All Open Houses are 5 p.m., unless otherwise specified.

  • Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m.
  • Monday, July 20
  • Monday, July 27
  • Monday, August 3
  • Wednesday, August 26
  • Tuesday, September 1
  • Thursday, September 10

We look forward to seeing you!

MEET MISS BETHANY, OUR NEWEST INSTRUCTOR!

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".

BALLET TECH CLASSES (SUMMER)


Wednesdays - 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19

Please check with Ms.Lauren as to which Ballet Tech class you should be taking over the summer. 

5:15 - 6:15 Ballet C

6:15 - 7:15 Ballet B

7:15 - 7:45 Beg. Pointe

7:45 - 9:00 Ballet A

SUMMER CLASSES UP TO AGE 12

Join us for fantastic summer classes.  You can download our summer registration form and email it or drop it off any Monday-Thursday evening or Saturday morning in May. 

MISS SCHALLEHN & MISS JESSICA - HIP-HOP
$65 for 6 weeks
WEDNESDAYS 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/19, 8/26

5:00-5:45 - Beginning Hip-Hop (Ages 5-7)
5:45-6:30 - Intermediate Hip-Hop (Ages 8-10)
6:30-7:15 - Advanced Hip-Hop (Ages 11 & Up)

MISS ALEXA
$65 for 6 weeks, 45-minute class
$40 for 6 weeks, 30-minute class
TUESDAYS 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/18, 8/25

5:00 - 5:30 Tap Technique – Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree ** Also open to all dancers that are Beg/Int. Level ages 5 - 8

6:00 - 6:45 Tap Technique – We’re Rockin N Rhythm, Abby, Taylor, Kate Haley, Cheyanne, Novella, Paige, Alexa ** Also open to all dancers that are Int/Adv. level ages 11 & up

6:45 - 7:30 Tap Technique - Jungle Rhythm, Anna, **Also open to dancers that are Int. Level ages 9 - 12

MISS LAUREN
$65 for 6 weeks
TUESDAYS 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/18, 8/25

5:00 – 5:45 Lyrical/Contemporary – Freeze Frame, On Broadway **Also open to dancers that are Beg/Int. level and ages 9 – 12. 


5:45 - 6:45 Stretch/Leap/ Turn – Freeze Frame, On Broadway **Also open to dancers that are Beg/Int. level and ages 9 – 12.

6:45 - 7:45 Stretch/Leap/Turn – Paige, Taylor, Novella, Cheyanne, Baby I’m A Star, Sweet Dreamzzz **Also open to dancers that are Advanced level ages 11 and up.

7:45 - 8:30 Lyrical/Contemporary – Lyrical/Contemporary Paige, Taylor, Novella, Cheyanne, Baby I’m A Star, Sweet Dreamzz **Also open to dancers that are Advanced level ages 11 and up.

MISS SAMANTHA
$65 for 6 weeks

WEDNESDAYS 7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/19, 8/26

5:00 – 6:00 Pre-School Tap & Ballet Ages 2 ½ - 4
6:00 – 6:30 Beg/Int. Ballet Ages 5 - 7
6:30 – 7:00 Beg/Int. Tap Ages 5 – 7
7:00 – 7:30 Beg/Int. Jazz Ages 5 - 7
7:30 – 8:00 Beg/Int. Tap Ages 8 - 11
8:00 – 8:30 Beg/Int. Jazz Ages 8 - 11

THURSDAYS 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/20, 8/27

5:30 – 6:30 Pre-School Tap & Ballet Ages 3 – 4 ½
6:30 – 7:00 Int. Ballet Ages 7 - 9
7:00 – 7:30 Int. Jazz Ages 7 – 9
7:30 – 8:00 Int. Tap Ages 7 - 9

MISS SCHALLEHN
$64 for 6 weeks
TUESDAYS 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/18, 8/25

5:30 - 6:15 - Stretch/Leap/Turn - Hamster Dance (Also open to all dancers ages 5-8)

2015 ELITE DANCE CHALLENGE NATIONALS PHOTOS

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!

2015 RECITAL PHOTOS

DE GOES TO NYC



What could be better than Christmas in the Big Apple?  How about seeing the Rockettes at Radio City!  Click here to view our Facebook photo album.

DE AT THE BALLSTON SPA HOLIDAY PARADE




So much fun at the 2014 Ballston Spa Holiday parade!  Hope you saw us and waved back!

Click here to view our Facebook album.

NEW!  STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

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.

What's Your Style?

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, character, hip-hop 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.

Come and be a part of the Dance Evolution family!

Dance Evolution is a dance family

DANCE EVOLUTION REVIEWS

Come join our family!


2015 Dance Evolution Competition Team

2015 Competition Team

2014 Competition Team

2014 Elite Dance Challenge Nationals

2014 Energy

2014 Elite

2014 Legacy

Dance Evolution Turn It Up

2014 Turn It Up

2013 Energy

2013 Legacy