Tag Archives: Arts Education

Adult Class Try it Week is May 1-6 -Try a new class for free!

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If you’re a NEW student to Danceworks and not sure what class you want to take– we’ve got good news!       Try an adult class on us during the week of May 1-6. After you’ve found the right class for you, … Continue reading

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How Building a Nonprofit is Like Learning to Tango

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Lesson 1: It’s All About Timing Sometimes you have to jump right in or you’ll miss the opportunity. Other times, you better hold a few counts before taking the next step or too much will happen too fast. Think Tango rhythm: … Continue reading

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Five, Six, Seven, Eight—Join the Dance!

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It’s kind of amusing to me how much time I spend working to get people dancing when I spend so much of my own sitting through meetings or at a desk. So I jump at the opportunity to slip away … Continue reading

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How Teaching in Public Schools Made Me a Better Artist

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I’ve been with Danceworks Performance Company (DPC) coming up on 10 years now primarily doing dance performance, choreography, and teaching for the Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap program (Mad Hot). A decade seems to be a nice increment in which … Continue reading

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A Little Dancing Makes a Big Difference

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Peggy S. Paar understands the big difference a little dancing can make in a person’s life. Many times, I have left Danceworks on a Friday evening just as Peggy and her husband Michael are arriving. They end their workweeks dancing … Continue reading

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DEB FARRIS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Welcome to my blog, where I'm hoping to share a little bit more about the heart and soul behind Danceworks…what makes me tick, what keeps me inspired, and where I can share some of the stories worth telling.

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