Orang Khalili $125
Mickey Cassella $100
Annette Austin $50
John Camplin $25
Pooja Doshi - Full Scholarship
Scholarships are available upon request
“The mission of Free 2 Be Me Dance is to bring the joy of dance to individuals with Down syndrome.”
-- Colleen Perry, MFT
Founder and teacher of F2BMD
"Free 2 Be Me" Documentary
Our dear friend Jeanette Godoy, a documentary filmmaker, directed this short film about the dancers of Free 2 Be Me Dance! The film is traveling the short film festival circuit now. Take a look at the beautiful documentary below
Our spring recital video from our 2013 performance. We did a spooky Thriller dance to music from Michael Jackson!
Donate to our program! Any amount will go directly to supporting our dancers and our organization's fees such as studio rental, costumes, performance fees, paying teachers, among other expenses. We thank you for your generosity!
FREE 2 BE ME DANCE IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS ...
Free 2 Be Me Dance is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and relies upon the generosity of individual volunteers and businesses in the community.
President - Colleen Perry
Adriana Fernandes Sari Anna Thomas
Treasurer - Robert Leininger
Secretary - Melanie Miller
Board members at large
Jay Barr Bill Stierle
Annie Griffith Danielle McCulough
Free 2 Be Me Dance is an adaptive ballet class for kids with Down syndrome living in the Los Angeles and Orange County area. It began as a labor of love by Colleen Perry, former ballet dancer and current Marriage and Family Therapist.
Free 2 Be Me Dance
Where: Danscene Dance Studio
2980 McClintock Way Costa Mesa, CA 92626
MOVING' N GROOVIN (ages 2-6)
Time: 8:00 - 8:45 am
HIP HOP (ages 7 and up)
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am
LONG BEACH WINTER 2017 SEMESTER
We are thrilled to bring Free 2 Be Me Dance back to Long Beach with this 6 week HIP HOP class!
Sign up today to secure your spot, as space is limited!
WHAT: Hip Hop class
AGES: 7 and up
WHERE: Elevation Studios
ADDRESS: 1900 E 27th Street, Signal Hill
WHEN: Tuesday, January 17 - Tuesday, February 21
BALLET II (invitation only)
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am
BALLET I(ages 7 and up)
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am
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This November 29th, join the movement and give a dancer a CHANCE TO DANCE!
100% of DONATIONS go directly towards or 2017 SCHOLARSHIPS
Hip Hop Class (10 week program)
Dates: Wednesdays, Sep 14th - Nov 16th
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Ages: 7 and up
When: Sundays, Sep 11th - Dec 18th (12 week program)
We are NOT having classes Oct 2nd and Nov 20th and 27th
New Location: Los Angeles Ballet
11755 Exposition Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90064