Shelley Grantham, who many may remember as a popular Steffi Nossen jazz and tap teacher, has returned to Steffi Nossen – this time as the dance education organization’s Executive Director. Shelley was with New York City’s esteemed Peridance Capezio Center for more than 17 years, serving as school director. Since 2001 Shelly also served as School at Peridance Youth Ensemble Director, directing and coordinating programs of all child-related programs, classes and curricula. In 2013 she added the role of Outreach Coordinator for the Peridance Contemporary Dance Company and Peridance Capezio Center; in this capacity she developed new programs in the Pre-Professional Division and Youth Ensembles and coordinated all outreach efforts for the not-for-profit dance companies Peridance Contemporary Dance Company and the Peridance Youth Ensemble, working closely with organizations such as University Settlement, Dancers Responding to AIDS, Free Arts and NY Cares. Shelley also serves as a facilitator for the NYC Department of Education Dance Program, developing curriculum to be implemented in the public school dance program. Shelley’s teaching career spans 20 years at dance institutions in Minnesota, Illinois, New Jersey and New York.
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Experience the Joy of Dance! Fun, high-quality dance programs for all ages and levels June 5–Sept. 1! Moving Wheels and Heels Adaptive Adult Camp June 19–24; Moving Wheels and Heels Adaptive Kids Camp June 26-29; Musical Theater Intensive July 24–Aug. 4; Master Class Boot Camp Aug. 21-Sept. 1; New Story Book Camp June 5-July 21; Dance Camp for grades first-fifth, July 10-21; Summer Dance Intensive grades fifth-eighth, Aug. 7-18, Summer Dance Intensive grades seventh-12th, Aug. 7-18. Use the summer months to keep skills sharp, work on new techniques and explore artistic goals.
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