REE 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...
President - Colleen Perry
Adriana Fernandes Sari Anna Thomas
Treasurer - Robert Leininger
Secretary - Melanie Miller
Board members at large
Art McHugh Karen Davidson
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.
DANCE FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH SYNDROME
Free 2 Be Me Dance
Where: Westsibe School of Ballet
1709 Stewart Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Price: $175 per class with EARLY BIRD discount paid by September 1st
Price:$100 for Tap ONLY
Price:$100 for Hip Hop ONLY
Regular price after September 1st: $200 per class
Movin'N Groovin - 8:00 am with Miss "A"
Ballet I - 9:00 am with Miss Sari
Ballet II - 9:00 am with Miss "A"
Tap - 10:00 to 10:30am with Miss "A"
Hip Hop - 10:30 to 11:00 am with Miss Sari
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
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!
“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
Our spring recital video from our 2013 performance. We did a spooky Thriller dance to music from Michael Jackson!
Where: Elevation Studios
1900 E 27th St #101
Signal Hill, CA 90755
OC - Dates - TBA
Adaptive Dance Class - TBA
Scholarships are available upon request
Orang Khalili $125
Mickey Cassella $100
Annette Austin $50
John Camplin $25
Tap and Hip Hop are combined.
Hip Hop Class - TBA
LB - Dates - TBA
Westside Dates (12 week session)
September 13th, 20th, 27th
October 4th,11th, 18th, 25th
November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd