ARCHIVED NEWS: 2013 - 2014

 

 
OCTOBER 4, 2013
Arts Dance Generation and School of Ballet Arts proudly announces that Romel Frometa will be the guest artist in this year's production of The Nutcracker.

Audiences will remember his dynamic and sensual performance in the title role in Arts Dance Generation's production of Dracula this past June! He was also one of the incredible guest teachers at School of Ballet Arts Exception Summer Program in August.

Mr. Frometa is currently rehearsing with legendary ballerina and now coach, Cynthia Gregory, in Cincinnati Ballet's Swan Lake. He has been a soloist with that company since 2012.

We are certainly looking forward to having the privilege of working with him once again!

 
OCTOBER 3, 2013
MASTER CLASS
with Gina Buntz
Tuesday: October 22, 2013 from 5:30 pm to 7:00pm
FREE to School of Ballet Arts and Arts dance Generation
Guest are welcome at $30 per-person

Ms. Buntz brings more than 25 years of experience as a professional dancer, choreographer and educator. She has taught and choreographed throughout the United States with international sponsorship from the United States Information Agency’s Arts America Program, the National Endowment for the Arts Choreographer’s Exchange Program in France, and the Olympic Arts Festival in Korea. Her work has been presented at the Korea Dance Festival, the American Dance Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Florida Dance Festival, and the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine in Angers, France. Ms. Buntz has taught and choreographed for the Dance Theater of Harlem School in New York City, the New World School of the Arts in Miami, the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan, University of Michigan and the Haitian-American Dance Academy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Ms. Buntz is a five-time recipient of a Choreographer’s Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; the Fund for US Artists at International Festivals; the New York State Council on the Arts; the American Dance Festival; the Gulbenkian Foundation in London, and the Florida Arts Council. She has been a guest choreographer for the New World School of the Arts in Miami, where she has taught modern technique and repertory, in addition to summer programs for the Interlochen Center for the Arts, the Perry-Mansfield Summer Institute, and the Florida Dance Festival.

Ms. Buntz has served on the faculties of the New World School of the Arts in Miami, the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach, and Cranbrook Schools in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.  She has conducted teachers' workshop on modern dance pedagogy for the National Dance Education Organization, California Dance Educator's Association, and was a dance consultant for the Miami-Dade County Schools' magnet programs for dance.

Ms. Buntz trained at the Interlochen Arts Academy and in New York on scholarship at the Martha Graham and Alvin Ailey Schools; has worked with choreographers’ Louis Falco, Patricia Birch, Julie Arenal, Toni Basil and Andy DeGroat.  As a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), she was part of a core group of principal dancers in the movie “Fame” who negotiated the first union salary rate for dancers in film and television.  

Ms. Buntz received a BA in Dance from Stephens College and an MFA in Dance from the University of Michigan with an emphasis on intercultural studies in dance, ethnomusicology and communications.

SEPTEMBER 7, 2013 
Auditions for Arts Dance Generation is TODAY!  Merde and wonderful wishes to everyone!

SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 
HAPPY ROSH HASHANAH!

SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
School of Ballet Arts and Arts Dance Generation is very pleased and honored to welcome Irmah del Valle. She iwill be setting a contemporary piece on the company. 

Ms. del Valle is truly a remarkable and renowned artist. 

SEPTEMBER 2, 2013 
HAPPY LABOR DAY!

AUGUST 30, 2013 
LABOR DAY WEEKEND: There are classes as usual on Saturday but CLOSED on Monday. Classes resume on Tuesday: September  3.

AUGUST 23, 2013 
One of the last links to the legendary Ballets Russes, Anna Volkova (left), died on August 21 in Sydney at the age of 96. 

The Late Great Gene Kelly (right) was born today on August 23 in 1912. He was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen.

AUGUST  19, 2013
Auditions for Arts Dance Generation is September 7

AUGUST 15, 2013
A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

I would like to thank my incredible faculty for my Exceptional Summer Program. They all did a wonderful job teaching and sharing their passion for dance. I am very fortunate and grateful to know and be associated with such marvelous talent. It makes it even better when I can share it all with my students.

Thank you to all the dedicated students who attended. They know that hard work is the road to improvement and success. 

I am looking forward to upcoming school year with wonderful anticipation! 

With sincerity and love,
Deborah Marquez 

AUGUST 14, 2013 
Registration for the 2013/2014 School Year is this Saturday from 10;00 am to 5:30 pm. You may download the  Registration Form (from the Registration Page) and view School Polices, as well.

We are looking forward to seeing you.

REMEMBER:
Classes start Monday: August 19, 2013

AUGUST 12, 2013
David Howard, has died, He was a former soloist with the Royal Ballet and internationally renowned and respected ballet teacher – and icon. Mr. Howard was a huge influence on hundreds, if not thousands of dancers throughout his life. 

In 1977, he opened his dance school and quickly became the most sought out teacher and coach in the dance world. Mr. Howard also coached and was a guest teacher at The National Ballet of Canada, American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet and Joffrey Ballet. 

AUGUST 8, 2013
Arts Dance Generation (The Official Performing Company of School of Ballet Arts) is very pleased to announce that it will be performing at the Florida Youth Dance Gala of February 8, 2013. 

AUGUST 6, 2013 
Here are some smiling faces of students as it's time to take a break during the Exceptional Summer Program for a photo-op with world-renowned dancer, artist and teacher Romel Frometa. The Exceptional Summer Program runs until August 16, 2013. Call 561-577-5355 for more information about classes!

AUGUST 5, 2013 
The Exceptional Summer Program is in full swing with some of the most incredible teachers in the country. There is still a little space to come in and register NOW! 

REGISTRATION
...For the 2013/2014 School Year is August 17.

Arts Dance Generation is a 501 (c) (3) Charitable Organization, and is sponsored in part by
​The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County, and thoughtful and generous donors.​

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