Broadway South Dance Studio hosts guest choreographers
MOBILE, Alabama — Broadway South Dance is hosting two of the dance industry's top choreographers for Master Classes on Dec. 7 and Dec. 10.
The guest choreographers are Sonya Tayeh of "So You Think You Can Dance" and James Alsop, choreographer to Beyonce.
Tayeh and Alsop taught five master classes at Broadway South Dance Studio, 7906 Westside Park Drive in Mobile. The studio brings in top choreographers each year. For more information, call 251-639-0660, or visit www.broadwaysouthdance.com.
MOBILE, Ala. — A roundup of charitable giving from Mobile-area groups over the holidays:
al.com Published: Friday, January 14, 2011, 1:40 PM
summer family.jpgBroadway South Dance recently raised over a half ton of food for the Bay Area Food Bank. Broadway South has two locations, West Mobile and Spring Hill/Midtown. Owners Michelle and Warren Meeker are shown with their children, from left, Morgan, Ryan and Kylan. (Courtesy of Michelle Meeker)
Dancers at Broadway South Dance raised over a half-ton of food for the Bay Area Food Bank. Broadway South's owners are owners are Michelle and Warren Meeker...read more
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In her five years running Broadway South Dance, director Michelle Adams-Meeker has established an incentive program, called Broadway Bucks, to entice volunteers to lend a helping hand. “They’re worth money off of everything from students’ tuition to dance apparel,” she says. “It’s how we say thank you and it seems to work very well.” The studio gets a third of its volunteers through e-mails sent to each student’s parents. Other helpers consist of alumni, relatives of current and former students and Adams-Meeker’s local contacts. Together, they assist with everything from working backstage during dance shows to painting her building and classrooms...read more
January 1st, 2008
TeacherSpotlightOwner/director/instructor, Broadway South Dance Studio, Mobile, AL
Ages taught: 7 to adult. Our studio offers classes for children ages 2 to adult. One of our most popular programs is our adult curriculum.
Genres taught: Broadway theater dance, jazz (traditional, contemporary, lyrical), tap
Teaching dance for: 8 years, but I assisted teachers in New York City for more than 10 years.
Why she teaches: I always knew I wanted to teach. It was a natural progression for me after dancing professionally in New York City. Once I started my family, I knew this was the route I wanted to pursue since my passion is dance. I am so thrilled to be able to pass on the wonderful things I have learned from some of the country's best dance teachers. They have made me the dancer and teacher I am today.
Greatest inspiration: Adrian Rosario, an incredible dancer/teacher whom I assisted in New York. I was a freshman dance major at New York University and he took me under his wing and made me blossom. He taught me the most important thing about dance—to dance from the heart! That is what I pass on to my kids. Also, Bob Fosse is a huge inspiration—I love his style...read more
Our company just returned from Showstopper Nationals in Myrtle Beach where there were 82 studios in attendance and over 2,500 entries. Our company earned many top first place wins in their national categories and placed consistently in the top overalls. Our studio brought home numerous cystals and double platinum awards. We are honored to have shared the stage with such top studios in the country. The company also earned the prestigious honor of competing in the webcast championships and again placed in the top overalls. Congrats to our company 2012!
Broadway South Dance was asked to choreograph a dance for Mobile for National Dance Day. It was a huge success and we hope to dance in the streets with Mobile every year! Our instructors taught the basic dance and hip hop. It was a blast!
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