AUGUST 2021: PSPA BROADWAY SUMMER WORKSHOPS

Back by popular demand: Broadway Summer Dance!

August 16-18 & August 23-25

10am - 3pm

 

Learn all styles, ballet, jazz, contemporary, musical theater from an amazing faculty of Broadway's top dancers from Moulin Rouge, Cats, Hamilton, Mean Girls, Head over Heels, Dames at Sea, Phantom of the Opera, Newsies, and more!

Full session and single-day registration available. Ages 8+ and 12+

$350 full 3-day intensive + $25 registration fee

*3 years of ballet experience required for all levels 

THE A&R ART WORKSHOP

This summer we are partnering with A&R Workshop to offer students the opportunity to create art with dance AND using their hands!

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STRAIGHT FROM BROADWAY

MEET YOUR TEACHERS

LAUREN MANNING

Lauren is a Pennsylvania native and former PSPA student, who holds a B.F.A from Elon University. For seven holiday seasons, Lauren has performed as a Rockette in The Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes. She has appeared on NBC's July 4th Fireworks Spectacular performing the work of Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels. Lauren has appeared with the Rockettes on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, LIVE! With Kelly and Ryan, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Today Show. Lauren is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 the ABT® National Training Curriculum.In addition to performing and teaching Lauren is on the commercial team at Dance Media, publisher of Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit, Dance Teacher, Pointe, Dance Business Weekly, and The Dance Edit.

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TED KEENER

Ted was Mrs. Lee's first male dancer when she opened her performing arts school in 1995. Five years later, he was awarded a scholarship to attend the North Carolina School of the Arts (Mrs. Lee’s alma mater), where he graduated from high school and was awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Dance in his senior year. Ted went on to earn his Bachelors of Science from Indiana University in Ballet and Business with high honors and has danced professionally with the Richmond Ballet, Sacramento Ballet, and Smuin Ballet of San Francisco. He also danced in the National Choreographers Initiative for three consecutive years. Since switching focus to musical theater, he has performed in Young Frankenstein at Ogunquit and Gateway playhouses, and has traveled across the US and Canada with the national tours of Fiddler on the Roof and, most recently, The Phantom of the Opera in the role of Slave Master. Ted currently lives in NYC and is on faculty at the Institute of American Musical Theatre.

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WES KRUKOW

Wes Krukow, a University of Arizona School of Ballet Dance alumni, has danced with Smuin Ballet and for the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Wes has most recently taught workshops and masterclasses across the country while touring with An American in Paris. He produced, chreographed, and dances in BaseBallet, the documentary film showcasing the athleticism of dance, which was feature on NBC Sports Bay Area, honored in over ten film festivals nationwide, and became a winner of five Emmy awards. Wes recieved first place in the Cabaret Division of the US Open Swing Dance Championship and was also honored in the 2015 MaCallum Choreography Festival for a Pas De Deux he created with Nicole Haskins.

PHOTOS FROM PAST WORKSHOPS