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Nutcracker 2020

Nutcracker 2020 Performance Flyer Arrival Times for Nutcracker Performances: Mon, Dec 14th: 4:20pm, Warm-up at 4:30 Tue, Dec 15th: 4:00pm, First Performance at 4:30pm Wed, Dec 16th: 4:20pm, Warm-up at 4:30 Thu, Dec 17th: 4:20pm, Warm-up at 4:30 Anticipated Departure/Pick-up Time Each Day 7:10pm Performance Times: Monday, December 14th: 5:30pm & 6:30pm Tuesday, December 15th: […] read more

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NOW ENROLLING for the 2020-2021 Term!

Visit our courses page to register for our 2020-2021 Session.  We are so gratefully continuing our study of dance safely following all the recommended health guidelines for our industry. read more

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Performance Video Links

Please use these links to view videos of our recent performances!  All of our performance videos are password protected and are intended for home viewing by our studio families.  We will provide passwords via email to our families who have children in the performances.  We do not give permission for mass sharing of these videos […] read more

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson

Bill “Bojangles” Robinson (1878-1949) is credited with bringing tap “up on its toes”, a contrast to the traditional flat-foot style of the time.  Bojangles felt this gave him more freedom in improvisation and it certainly got him noticed!  After being orphaned as an infant, Bill (then known as Luther) was raised by his grandparents and […] read more

Tracy Robbins

Tracy is BSD’s Director of Theatrical Design.  She designs and creates spectacular scenery and props for our stage productions and organizes our massive costume inventory.  Tracy’s extensive experience in theatre set design brings magic to our performances!  You will also find Tracy offering assistance at our front desk where she is also eager to put a […] read more

Ingrid Eller

Ingrid began taking dance with Mrs. Betty when she was only five years old.  When Ingrid was a teenager she realized that she had a real love and passion for dance. She continued training and student teaching at Betty’s School of Dance and then graduated in 2011. After graduating high school Ingrid attended Mitchell Community College […] read more

Danielle Abbott

Danielle Abbott is the Marketing and Office Manager as well as an instructor for Betty’s School of Dance. Beginning her dance career as a young child she quickly fell in love with the movement. Danielle trained in numerous facets including ballet, Pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, and gymnastics. She studied with professionals such as Jacqueline Dormany […] read more

Lori Carbone

The foundation of Lori’s training is Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), and she began at the Mallonee School of Ballet in Davidson, NC and Charlotte, NC by Linda Mallonee-Hovis, of the School of American Ballet and certified Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)/Graded Syllabus teacher. The training at the Mallonee School was of direct lineage of […] read more

Sara Koontz

Sara is a full-time instructor and currently teaches classes in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and modern to students ages 3 through adult. She holds a BA degree in Dance from Elon College, and is currently performing with the Kearns Dance Project. Sarah also performed and choreographed as a member of the Elon Dancers in many […] read more

Natasha Marko

Natasha began studying dance as a student of Betty Parlier.  She studied intensively at Betty’s School of Dance, beginning at the age of four,  and also traveled for study at other programs and conventions.  She attended the NC Governor’s School for dance, and then continued her study of dance at Meredith College and UNC-Charlotte.   In […] read more

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