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BalletRox Suspends Classes Until May 4, Watch Alvin Ailey Free Online (Weekly Digest: April 3)

By Olga Marchenko | Apr 3, 2020

In accordance with Boston public school closures, BalletRox will be suspending our classes until May 4th. In the meantime, hope all is well and here is our weekly digest for you! Dance, dance, dance! Here are some new links for you to watch, dance, and have fun! This week’s features: Ailey All Access – Alvin… Continue Reading BalletRox Suspends Classes Until May 4, Watch Alvin Ailey Free Online (Weekly Digest: April 3)

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Online Dance Resources for Families, Children, and Youth: Coping Creatively with COVID-19 (Update: March 20, 2020)

By Olga Marchenko | Mar 20, 2020

Looking for ways to get yourself, your children, or your family dancing in your home? Here are some ideas from BalletRox! Continue Reading Online Dance Resources for Families, Children, and Youth: Coping Creatively with COVID-19 (Update: March 20, 2020)

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Suspending classes as of March 12, 2020: A letter to the BalletRox family, for the health of all

By Carol Knox | Mar 12, 2020

BalletRox Dance will be suspended for the month of March to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Continue Reading Suspending classes as of March 12, 2020: A letter to the BalletRox family, for the health of all

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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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