Location: Westside Ballet
1709 Stewart St.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: Sundays, February 19th - June 18th (16 week program)
***NO CLASS May 28th***
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
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
BALLET II (invitation only)
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am
MOVING' N GROOVIN (ages 2-6)
Time: 8:00 - 8:45 am
"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. 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!
Hip Hop Class (16 week session)
Ages: 7 and up
Dates: Wednesday February 15 - Wednesday June 7
(Spring Break: No class 04/19)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
TAP/ HIP HOP (ages 7 and up)
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am
LONG BEACH SPRING 2017 SEMESTER
WHAT: Hip Hop class
AGES: 7 and up
WHERE: Elevation Studios
ADDRESS: 1900 E 27th Street, Signal Hill
WHEN: Tuesday, March 14 - Tuesday, June 6
SPRING BREAK: NO CLASS TUESDAY, APRIL 18
BALLET I(ages 7 and up)
Time: 9:00 - 10:00 am