Marilla Morrison: Governor’s School Reflection

This past summer I had the honor of spending five and a half weeks at the Governor’s School East of North Carolina. Since 1963, select rising seniors and a few rising juniors have attended either the East campus at Meredith College or the West at Salem College each year. As candidates for Governor’s School are […]

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Betsy Walker Completes Levels 4 and 5 ABT Training

Betsy Walker has successfully completed Levels 4 and 5 of the American Ballet Theatre-National Training Curriculum.  She spent many hours in the ABT studios studying with Raymond Lukens and Franco De Vita, directors of the program. “Meeting ballet teachers from the US and around the world as well as current and former members of the […]

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American Girl Camp-Lea & Samantha!

Wow, I cannot believe how much we have done so far this week in our camp. Crafts, games, and of course dancing. Tuesday was “Lea” day. We learned that Lea traveled to Brazil and helps animals. During dance we learned the “cha-cha” and danced to Rio with ribbons. The dancers really got into this and […]

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American Girl Camp Debuts at Burlington Dance Center 6-27-2016

Well, I am a mother of three boys ages 11, 19, and 23 (next week). I can name all the Thomas the Tank Engines, all the dinosaurs, Pokemon cards, Bruder Trucks, Nerf Guns, football positions, just to name a few. When it comes to American Girl Dolls I have to admit that I am not […]

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Princess Camp 2016 Week 2 Princess Ball

Week two brought so many memories. I think something that stands out the most was watching the dancers with their big sisters. The bonds made were very strong. I was touched when I saw one of my sweet dancers give her big sister flowers on Friday. I tell the assistants that this week is all […]

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Beginner Adult Ballet Class, ages 16 & up

Monday nights from 6-7:15 Dates: Feb 15-March 21 Cost $90, check made out to “Robin Franklin” Click here to Register (scroll down to bottom) Class Description: Beginner Adult Ballet Class, ages 16 & up. No experience required. We will cover foot articulation, posture, balance, basic barre & center work, and moving as a group in […]

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Frozen Mini-Camps November/December 2014

Attention Parents! Are you in need of a date night or enjoy some kid-free Christmas shopping? Miss Kim will hold four Frozen Mini-camps at Burlington Dance Center. Children will enjoy games, crafts, snacks, and of course dancing! Cost: $25 per child, $45 for 2 siblings When: Saturday November 29th 9am-noon Saturday December 6th 9am-noon Friday […]

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Frozen Camp August 2014

My last Frozen Camp of Summer 2014 has come to an end. Over the weekend I was at The Dance Teacher Summit in NYC taking classes and in one of my children’s classes the instructor said “you have to do a Frozen Camp”…..I thought to myself “we are and it is amazing”.       […]

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BDC Winter 2014 Newsletter

The Burlington Dance Center Winter 2014 Newsletter is now available! Click the following link: Burlington Dance Center, Winter 2014 Newsletter

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BDC Shop till you Drop!

Drop the little ones off with Miss Kim at Ballet Arts Camp Where: Burlington Dance Center Who:  Children ages 3-11 When: Black Friday, November 29th Morning Session:  9:00 AM- Noon Evening Session: 5:00-8:00 PM While you shop, your children will enjoy: Dance class Creative improvisational exercises Art projects Stories Snacks​ $25 for each session Register […]

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