Where: Studio Fusion

             16401 Gothard St

             Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Orange County Class

thHip Hop Class (12 week program)

​Dates: Wednesdays, Feb. 24th - May 18th 
** no class on Wednesday March 30th (spring break) **

Time:  5:30 - 6:30 pm

Ages: 7 and up

Price: $200 (early bird price before Feb. 10th, after $225)

Westside Dates(12 week session)

February 21th, 28th
March 6th, 13th, 20th
April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
May 1st, 8th, 15th

Westside Classes

Where: Westside School of Ballet
             1709 Stewart Street
             Santa Monica, CA 90404

Price: $200 (early bird price before Feb. 1st, after $225)

Promotional price for TAP and HIP HOP(combined): $200
Price: $125 for Tap ONLY

Price: $125 for Hip Hop ONLY

Thank you, Jeanette, for all you have done for us!
Follow news about "Free 2 Be Me" the movie on the Facebook page and get a copy of the documentary here: free2bememovie.com

“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 a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and relies upon the generosity of individual volunteers and businesses in the community.

President - Colleen Perry

Vice Presidents

Adriana Fernandes  Sari Anna Thomas

Treasurer - Robert Leininger 

 Secretary - Melanie Miller

Board members at large 

  Karen Davidson     Azita Khalili
Jay Barr           Bill Stierle​

Free 2 Be Me Dance is an adaptive ballet class for kids with Down syndrome living in Los Angeles. It began as a labor of love by Colleen Perry, former ballet dancer and current Marriage and Family Therapist.

2016 SPRING Semester classes

To Make a Donation

Board of Directors


Free 2 Be Me Dance

​Orang Khalili $125

Mickey Cassella $100

Annette Austin $50

John Camplin $25

Pooja Doshi - Full Scholarship

​Scholarships are available upon request

Movin'N Groovin - 8:00 am with Miss "A" (ages 2 to 7)
Ballet I -
9:00 am with Sari (ages 7 and up)
Ballet II -
9:00 am with Miss "A" (ages 10 and up)
Tap -
10:00 to 10:30am with Miss "A" (ages 7 and up)
Hip Hop -
10:30 to 11:00 am with Sari (ages 7 and up)



Tap and Hip Hop are combined.