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Come to the August Summer Intensive!

SCB continues its tradition of offering incredible summer instruction for young dancers. Our final week-long summer intensive of the year is one of the best ways to take classes with distinguished instructors, learn new steps and choreography, make new friends, improve strength and agility, and the list goes on. In the dance world, summer intensives are known for helping students attain new heights.


August 8 - 12


Int-Adv full days approx 10 am - 5 pm


Beginner half days approx 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


For ages 9 and up!


Register Online! Login or create and account in Dance Studio Pro:


https://dancestudio-pro.com/online/schoolofclassicalballetregistration


Or complete a registration form and return it to the front desk.


Inquiries --> mtdancecenter@gmail.com 406-702-7262


Photo of Alexis Robbins in performance.


Our August teachers are incredible!


Jazz

Tucker Davis

Mr. Davis, originally from Idaho, now resides in Ithaca, NY, and works as Rehearsal Director and Resident Choreographer with Ithaca Ballet, where he recently premiered his new ballet Ellipses, and also serves as Managing Director of Running To Places Theatre Company. Tucker studied at Cornell University and has taught dance at both Ithaca College and Wells College. Before arriving in the Finger Lakes of NY, Tucker danced in NYC in companies such as Eglevsky Ballet, The Chase Brock Experience, and Lydia Johnson Dance. Additionally, he was featured at The Joyce in John Selya’s ballet work entitled Tweaker, where The New York Times wrote “…reason steps aside in the face of airborne, easy dancing like that of Tucker Davis.” He toured with Broadway Productions of “Cats,” “The Music Man,” and starred in the Off-Broadway musical “One Ride.” As a choreographer, his works have been enjoyed at Lincoln Center, Dixon Place, Symphony Space, Kitchen Theatre Company, The Hangar Theatre, The Cider Mill Playhouse, and Opera Ithaca.


Ballet

Elisabeth Jeffrey

Ms. Jeffrey started her classical training under the tutelage of Carlos Stroia in Minnesota at the age of seven. At fourteen she went on to train at the Joffrey Ballet School under a full merit scholarship. During her years there, she attended workshops with schools such as the American Ballet Theater, Houston Ballet School, Washington Ballet School, and Royal Ballet School of Covent Garden. She also performed with Arts Umbrella Dance Company in Vancouver Canada, and Peter Pucci Plus Dancers in NYC. Her freelance career has taken her to theaters such as: City Center, Lincoln Center, The Joyce Soho, Symphony Space, Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Purchase College Performing Arts Center, and Dixon Place. She currently dances with Periapsis Music & Dance, where she is rehearsal director and Répétiteur, and Thomas Ortiz Dance while freelancing in NYC. She has taught company classes for Benjamin Briones Ballet, and has been a supplementary teacher for Dancation (NJ), Andrea’s Dance studio (BX), Logrea Dance Academy (NY), and Rivertown Dance Academy (NY). Her class is built on an honest and straightforward approach to ballet.


Modern

Alexis Robbins

Ms. Robbins, a native of Wakefield, RI, graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. in Dance and B.S. in Exercise Science. Currently based in New Haven, CT, Robbins is a tap and contemporary choreographer, teaching artist, performer, musical collaborator, and improviser. Robbins is the Artistic Director of her tap and contemporary dance company, kamrDANCE, and has created four original dance films. She has taught as an adjunct professor and guest instructor at Hofstra University; at studios and workshops throughout New England, New York, and New Jersey, including at Hartford Dance Collective, MiXt Co, and Elm City Dance Collective; and virtually in Georgia and Montana. Ms. Robbins has performed as a featured soloist at the Ely Center for Contemporary Art, the Friday Pop Up Series on the New Haven Green, Kehler Liddell Gallery, and events by New Haven Jazz Underground, Hartford Jazz Society, Make Music Day, and Arts on Call (IFAI). She has been awarded the Artist Workforce Initiative Sponsorship from the New Haven Arts Council and the CT Office of the Arts, and commissions from Artspace New Haven (2021) and the International Festival of Arts and Ideas (2020). She is a passionate advocate for dance and marginalized artists, and dances for modern choreographer Rebecca Pappas.

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