Family Affair

  “We are family; I got all my sisters with me. We are family;  Get up ev'rybody and sing” Sister Sledge “We are a family, like a giant tree.  Branching out toward the sky.” ANNOYMOUS How do you envision family?  What does it mean to be in a family? When I reflect on...

Confidence

  Dance teachers experience frustration when they know what they want to accomplish, but fear that what they need to do to get there will upset or confuse students or parents. Sometimes anxiety about the confrontations to come, or fears of losing a student, or runaway...

Sweet Moments

Dance has so many sweet moments from the moment the student tries on their very first pair of dance shoes (especially tap shoes) to the first time the stretching has paid off and they can now do full-on splits, to the first time you nailed that 'russian'. For me, it...

A Teacher is . . .

International Teachers Day A teacher is . . . A work of heart. A life-long learner A mentor to their students inspiring them to learn. An individual to which students look up to and trust they will be taken care of from. An encourager and cheerleader over their...

Discipline in the Dance Studio

Discipline in the Dance Studio Students come in all shapes and sizes and all experience levels.  We recognize that our dancers and theatre students all handle direction and discipline in very different ways.  Most of the time family dynamics play a part or experiences...

2018-2019 Team

We are so excited for our 2018-2019 year and we've got an incredible team who is eager to work with our students to DEVELOP THE PERFORMER WITHIN! Darla Lemay - Darla returns this year as the Arts Director of Stageworks Academy of the Performing Arts. Darla has worked...

10 Reasons Boys Should Dance

10. Strength, coordination, fitness, agility. Dance keeps you in condition and makes you strong and fit for other sports – and life in general. (We've heard from a Stageworks parent that she believes her son's success in soccer is due to his tap lessons at a young age...

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