Amy (Burns) Watkins

studied ballet at Linda’s Ballet Workshop from age 3 until she left for college.  At Longwood College, Amy minored in Dance Education and was a member of the Company of Dancers. There they emphasized Martha Graham technique while also studying ballet, jazz, and African dance techniques; accompanied by master classes in Irish dance and variations of African dance. In Cincinnati, Amy danced for the International Basketball League’s Stuff Basketball team at the Riverfront Coliseum performing hip hop and precision routines lead by coach/ choreographer from the Dallas Mavericks dance team. Going back to the stage, Amy worked with many Cincinnati choreographers including Linda Goldstein, Carrie Rowan and many others, performing many modern pieces through the Contemporary Dance Theater and at the Aronoff Center for the Arts in Choreographers without Companies. Amy taught Modern dance, in collaboration with Heather Britt, at the Cincinnati Ballet and lead Rhythm in Motion dance workout classes, while taking Hip Hop classes from Steve Irvin at Cincinnati Ballet. She was the Dance Director at Hyde Park Gymnastics and Dance in Cincinnati teaching ballet, jazz, tap, and tumbling. Amy began at Arts Enter Cape Charles in 2009 taking class and performing with Christina Harvey and since 2010 has been teaching Modern, Ballet, and Creative Movement.

THE PALACE 2017 FALL CLASS SCHEDULE

All Classes are $175 for the semester, except for Modern III ($250) and Dance Techniques for Theatre Students ($75).

Monday:
5:00 pm ~ Modern I
6:00 pm ~ Modern II
7-8:30pm ~ Modern III

Tuesday:
4:30 pm ~ Tap-jazz combo class for the little ones
5:30 ~ Tap
6:30 ~ Jazz

Thursday
5:00 pm ~ Jazz / Hop-hop

Friday
4:30pm ~ Dance Technique for Theatre Students
5-5:45pm ~ Creative Movement for young students

PERFORMANCE

The Beggar’s Christmas performances are scheduled for December 9 and 10. Responsibilities of the dance students include rehearsals in addition to regular scheduled classes as performances approach.

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For more information, email: info@Artsentercapecharles.org Phone: 757-331-2787.