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Looking back on Summer

The Summer of 2011 was exciting at CSDS!  We had several week-long dance camps, including Theater Arts Camp for ages 6- 8, and two wonderful Advanced Intensives for ages 12 – 14.  It’s sad to see summertime leave, but here’s … Continue reading

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“Goals” for the Fall Season

Dancers, As I prepare to get back in the classroom with my students, I ask myself what my goals as a teacher are for the year ahead. The easy answers come in the form of new warm-ups, new music compilations … Continue reading

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Tips for Turning from Anaheim Ballet

What will it take for you to be able to do “Charlie Turns”?  Here are some great tips on pirouettes from Anaheim Ballet, and a great idea for a turning contest in class!  

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Summer Shape Up Classes – Starts Tonight!

Join us for a week filled with your favorite classes to get you geared up and in shape for the Fall season.  All CSDS students are welcome to take the appropriate class during the dates below in the coming weeks. … Continue reading

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Open House Update

Friends & Family of CSDS, It was so nice to see some of you at our first seasonal Open House today!  Thank you for stopping by to say hello.  We are so excited to start our new season and watching … Continue reading

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New Class! Toddlers & Tutus

CSDS is excited to expand our class curriculum to include our new class, “Todders & Tutus”.  Tuesday Mornings, 10:30 – 11:30am, this class is designed for ages 18 months – 2.5 years. Class will include a creative warm-up circle, complete … Continue reading

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CSDS Student Achievements

Three CSDS  students  graduated from the Dance Teacher’s Club of Boston (DTCB) three-year Dance Education Training Course on August 6, 2011.  Sponsored by CSDS’ Artistic Director, Donna Leonard, these students have received the highest level of dance education and training … Continue reading

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Pointe-Shoe Tips & Tricks

Dancers, if you’re dancing on pointe this year, it’s always good to have some tips & tricks to tying shoes & tucking ribbons.  Watch this video, courtesy of Anaheim Ballet.

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Open House Announcement of Dates

Please attend one of our 3 open houses to discuss classes, meet the faculty, and register for your Fall dance classes! Thursday, August 25 Wednesday, August 31 Friday, September 9 Each open house is from 4 – 7pm Try a … Continue reading

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Welcome to CSDS

Welcome to the Center Stage Dance Studio blog! This page will be updated with studio news, student achievements, and information on any upcoming performances or events that CSDS is a part of.  Please check back soon for updates on our … Continue reading

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