Homeschool dance program

Ann Parsley School of Dance (APSD) is excited to offer Session I of the Homeschool Dance Program. This program, focused on the art of dance, is formulated with the homeschooler in mind. Our quality program offers meaningful and enriching experiences, using dance to cultivate emotional expression and self-esteem, while developing lasting friendships. In addition to teaching the history behind the steps and the movement used in dance, our supportive and professional staff provides dance training that enhances balance, coordination, rhythm, and body awareness.

Daytime classes for ages 5 - 12 are offered at special rates, and are designed with a parent inclusive open door policy. We take pride in nurturing physical confidence, grace, and athletic strength in young people.

 

the art of ballet

This 6 week session includes an introduction to ballet. Students become acquainted with dance vocabulary and dance history. Session 1 will have an emphasis on Marius Petita and Peteyor Illich Tchaivkovsky as dancers explore the Nutcracker Ballet. Weekly worksheet and bi weekly crafts are provided.

Program concludes with an opportunity to see the fundamentals of this course in motion, Friday, December 1st, at 10:00am, as the Macomb Ballet Company performs The Nutcracker at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts. (Please note, chaperone is not provided for this event; however, parents may purchase additional tickets at a discounted rate.)


class schedule

Wednesdays

October 18th - November 29th

(no class on November 22nd)

Ages 5-7 from 9:30-11:00 am

Ages 8-12 11:00-12:30 pm


instructor bio

Hannah Budny grew up in Clinton Township; she was homeschooled for her entire K-12 education. Hannah has been part of the Ann Parsley School of Dance family her entire life. Taking her first creative movement dance class at the age of two, this formed in her an infinite passion for dance. Hannah was actively involved in local homeschool co-ops for several years. Hannah has been a member of the Macomb Ballet Company since she was 7 years old. Through dance education Hannah blossomed in her musical abilities in her co-ops and through performing in her church choir and band. Dance gave Hannah the confidence she needed to be the outgoing and driven woman she is today. Through the Ballet Company Hannah has been in shows such as Cinderella, Les Sylphides, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia, Wizard of Oz, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. She has also performed with The Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, The Enchanted Princess Ball and DDC Dances as a trainee for the 2014-2015 season. Hannah has furthered her dance education by completing the Cecchetti Student Certification Exams, Levels I-VII as well as Teachers Grade I-III. She also received scholarships to attend The Cecchetti Council of America’s Summer Intensive Camp and CICB Santa Barbara. Hannah competed in the Cecchetti International Classical Ballet Competition in fall of 2014. She was offered a traineeship to Ballet Magnificat in Jackson, Mississippi and also for Joffrey NY, Joffrey Chicago and a company position with DDC Dances.


Information, Terms and Conditions

Tuition: $75 per session, per student if paying by cash or check, $85 if paying by credit card. If more than one student from the same family is enrolled, tuition is $65 per session, per student if paying by cash or check, $75 if paying by credit card.

*Tuition is non-refundable and due upon registration. Student will not be enrolled without full tuition payment.

*NO REFUNDS OR PARTIAL REIMBURSEMENTS will be given under any circumstance unless the camp is cancelled due to low enrollment.

*By enrolling in the workshop, you are allowing your child’s photo to be used in future promotional material.

*Dress Code: Girls-leotard (any color), tights, ballet shoes and hair secured off the face. Boys-black pants, a white t-shirt and black ballet shoes.

Ann Parsley School of Dance

40730 Garfield Road,

Clinton Township, MI 48038

Phone. 586-286-8300