From the Press Release:
Dance Unlimited has recently been named as the best Dance Studio in MetroFamily Magazine’s 2014 Family Favorites awards. Selected by popular vote from parents across the Oklahoma City metro area, these annual awards recognize the most family-friendly venues and businesses in the metro.
“For parents, nothing is more valuable than the recommendation of another parent,” explains Sarah Taylor, MetroFamily’s publisher. “Our Family Favorites awards were designed to allow parents to let other parents know which local stores, museums, restaurants and entertainment venues do a truly outstanding job serving families.”
This year, more than 24,000 votes were cast in 80 different categories, ranging from the best date night restaurant, to the best place to take out-of-town visitors to the best place to have a baby. MetroFamily readers nominated local businesses this past fall, and the entities receiving the most nominations went on to become finalists in their categories. Then, the finalist ballot was put up for a popular vote to determine the most family-friendly businesses in the metro.
To view the winners and finalists in all categories, visit www.metrofamilymagazine.com/family-favorites. For more information about MetroFamily, visit www.metrofamilymagazine.com or www.facebook.com/metrofamily.
The following classes are cancelled on Halloween:
-6:00 and 6:45 Creative Combo
-Junior 1 Jazz
-Teen 2 Jazz
-Teen 3 Jazz
-Leaps & Turns
-Teen 2 and 3 Ballet will go to Junior 3 Ballet from 5-6
The follow classes will be held on Halloween:
-Junior 2 Ballet
-Ch. 2 Ballet and Jazz/Tap
-Ch. 1 Ballet and Jazz/Tap
-4:00 Creative Combo
-Junior 1 Ballet
-Junior 3 Ballet
-Teen 2 and 3 Ballet go to Junior 3 Ballet from 5-6
The second master class of the year at DU is coming up this Saturday, 9/21 from 9:30-11am with Gina Starbuck! Don’t miss it!
Gina Starbuck is a triple thread who has been turning heads in Hollywood and beyond for years. Predominately a dancer, choreographer and dance educator she has worked with artists such as Adam Lambert, Nicki Minaj, Patti Labelle, Gavin Degraw and more. She starred in the LA company of the Broadway hit, Wicked, as the Witch’s Mother. He film and television credits include Mobbed, The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, American Idol, America’s Got Talent, Bring It On, Dancing With the Stars, and Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition. All of which she played various roles, utilizing her talents as an actor, dancer and singer.
She has received endless awards and recognition for her choreography, and as a teacher, she is flown all over the world to share her unique style, inspiration and vast knowledge. She has created work for world record holder Sophia Lucia and YAGP winner, Gisele Bethea and continues to inspire tens of thousands of dancers every year as a teacher at Hollywood Vibe dance convention, MUSE, the Edge and various avenues of dance. She is also a guest artist at the Pulse, Broadway Dance Center and Movement Lifestyle.
For even more information about Gina, please click the “Details” button below.
DU will be hosting its first master class of the year with Rachel Markarian!
Dates: September 12 (7:30-9:00pm) & September 13 (4:00-5:30pm)
Cost: $40 for both sessions, $25 for one!
Rachael, form Los Angeles, has worked in the entertainment industry as a dancer, teacher, actress and choreographer in both NYC & LA for over ten years. She has taught on Conventions, and has traveled both domestically and internationally teaching master classes and setting choreography.
Rachael has toured with RHIANNA, KATY PERRY, KANYE WEST & CHAYANNE. She has also danced for PINK, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, N’SYNC, THE PUSSY CAT DOLLS, ALEXANDRA BURKE, THE WHITE STRIPES, and most recently alongside BEYONCE at the Superbowl Halftime Show.
Her TV & Film credits include GLEE, TRUE BLOOD, VEGAS, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, CSI, NIP/TUCK, CRIMINAL MINDS, BONES, AMERICAN IDOL, DANCING WITH THE STARS, AMERICA’S GOT TALENT, THE X-FACTOR, THE TODAY SHOW, JIMMY KIMMEL, KATY PERRY: PART OF ME, RUSH HOUR 3, NO STRINGS ATTACHED, LUCKY STIFF, BEHIND THE CANDELABRA, SOUTHLAND TALES, THE HAUNTED MANSION, as well as countless Movie & Music Award Shows.
Some of her commercial & print credits include MICROSOFT, ABSOLUT VODKA, BLACKBERRY, GM, GUITAR HERO, FARMER’S INSURANCE, H&M, FANTA, HONDA, ATLANTIS RESORT, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, MAC COSMETICS, NIKE, ASICS and BIG & SEXY HAIR.
Rachael has trained in all styles of dance and believes it is an honor that dancers can communicate and tell stories through their movement. Her style is strong, athletic, stylized, edgy and commercial. Mixing Jazz, Contemporary, Jazz Funk and Burlesque. Her focus is to motivate inspire young dancers to reach their fullest potential. With her experience and success in the business, she has a clear understanding of what it takes to be a professional, working dancer in the entertainment industry.
DU will be providing two free classes this upcoming Saturday, August 17th!
Free Ballet Class: Ages 3-5, 10:00-10:30am
Free Hip Hop Class: Ages 7-10, 11:00-11:45
Come try out a class and dance with us!
We are working to move to online enrollment and payments.
If you received an email from me you already have an account currently set up and need to double check we have completed all info correctly. We are still waiting approval to accept credit cards online but should be completed within next 4-5 days.We are open Monday 8/5 and Tues 8/6 for Enrollment and Questions!
Here is our link: if you are not enrolled you are welcome to!
Thanks so much!
A few weeks ago a few of our DU dancers past and present had a great photo shoot with Mrs. Cindi! Some of the images can be found on the main page of the website, a few are posted below, and even more are in the photos section!