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2019: A Chance to Dance! BalletRox Annual Report

By BalletRox | Dec 1, 2019
A BalletRox dancer smiles in the May 19, 2019 recital, "Lion King". (Photo credit: Rachel Hassinger)

I was reminded of the power of “A chance to dance,” at a recent Board Meeting, where members of the BalletRox Youth Council shared what this program means to them. It brought tears to my eyes: to hear them express how welcoming our program is, how many opportunities they have, and to hear how BalletRox… Continue Reading 2019: A Chance to Dance! BalletRox Annual Report

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National Community Arts Education Conference Inspires!

By Olga Marchenko | Nov 18, 2019

The Community Arts Education Conference in Austin, TX, took place on November 1-2. Kaitlyn Nguyen, a graduating senior, co-president of the BalletRox Youth Council, was one of only 12 youth nationwide selected to participate in the national youth summit! Kaitlyn and I (BalletRox program manager and a ballet instructor), attended it for two full days.… Continue Reading National Community Arts Education Conference Inspires!

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Lion King Roars: May 19, 2019

By BalletRox | Jun 19, 2019
BalletRox youth perform "Lion King" (May 2019). Photo credit: Rachel Hassinger

Youth in BalletRox Dance! community perform “Lion King” at English High School, May 19, 2019.

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Dancing through the Decades: January 13, 2019

By Rachel Hassinger | Jan 9, 2019

Experience 100 years of dance told through the story of tap, dance, ballet, hip hop, and more: Join us at the winter 2019 recital, Sunday, January 13, 2019 — 3 pm sharp. Here are two sneak previews! Modern dance Creative movement This is a fundraiser for BalletRox. Admission is for $10 for adults; children are… Continue Reading Dancing through the Decades: January 13, 2019

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Transforming Young Lives through Dance Education: Arts Matter! | BalletRox Annual Report

By BalletRox | Nov 13, 2018

This post is part of our new blog series of photos, stories, and letters from our annual report. Read or download the annual report here (PDF). Follow us on Facebook @BalletRoxBoston. Advocacy for Youth: Arts Matter by Greg Manousos  For three years in a row BalletRox has received the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts ArtWorks… Continue Reading Transforming Young Lives through Dance Education: Arts Matter! | BalletRox Annual Report

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