D2 Dance Studio has announced that it will close its doors this year. A statement on the company’s social media pages indicates that COVID-19 is the reason for the closure. “Ongoing closures, capacity restrictions and health and safety concerns have taken their toll on businesses like ours,” the statement said.Read More →

Sharon Grimet’s dancing career began when she was a little girl in Glasgow, Scotland. Ultimately, it will take her halfway across the world to Nashville, where she will win two country western line dance world championship titles. Now her home base is a small studio in Walkersville, tucked away inRead More →

DENVER – The Platinum Divaz Dance Company takes hip hop to a whole new level. From adolescence to adolescence, they move in ways that most people cannot. “Before you shower, practice before you eat… just practice working out,” said Jahleesa Lawler, a dancer with Platinum Divaz. It’s second nature toRead More →

The Triple Pointe Dance Academy, named after the three sisters who founded the company, is slated to open in September. “It’s a childhood dream we always talked about, to open a studio together someday,” said Lexie Anne Stephens Brown, the eldest of the trio. “We had a little pretend danceRead More →

The town of Morehead City on the North Carolina coast has become a popular destination not only for summer vacations, but also for people moving out of the big cities and settling in. Over the past year, the region has seen a handful of new businesses appear as more residentsRead More →

Bella Barnum Collier, owner of Legacy Dance Studio, practices poses and dance moves in her studio in downtown Glenwood.Chelsea Self / Post Independent Bella Barnum Collier hadn’t planned on being pregnant with her first child the same year she opened a dance studio in Glenwood Springs, but that didn’t stopRead More →

PARMA, Ohio – After serving the Parma community for nearly seven decades, O’Connor Dance Studio closed its doors for good earlier this year. Over the years, O’Connor Dance Studio has taught children and adults various skills in Parma, including its iconic Ridge Road storefront location where visitors have been greetedRead More →

Company name: Alegria Performing Arts Academy Type of business: Dance and performing arts studio Location: 320 E. Main St. in Turlock Hours: Private lessons and weekly dance lessons Contact information: 925-980-5683 Specialty: Safe and social distance dance classes Company History: Turlock town center has seen several long-time tenants leave itsRead More →

New changes are happening at Gingerbread School and Below My Feet Dance Studio, which are located in the same building in Humble. The Gingerbread School is a faith-based drop-in center for children aged 6 weeks to 13 years old and recently welcomed a new director. Next to their school, BelowRead More →

Danny Davis, guitar teacher at the Peacock Performing Arts Center, left, teaches a lesson with Michaela Jones. BEAUTIFUL CABELL bcabell@macon.com Not your typical dance studio, the Peacock Performing Arts Center, which was acquired by new owners last year, offers a “one-stop-shop” for music, dance, and the visual arts. Acquired fromRead More →