Studio for the Living Arts Dance Complex to Host “Pulse Performs” Dance Showcase

posted Jan 25, 2016, 11:47 AM by Tammy Tarling

Studio for the Living Arts Dance Complex to Host “Pulse Performs” Dance Showcase

On January 31, 2016, the Studio for the Living Arts Dance Complex located in Gray, Maine will present “Pulse Performs”. The event will be held in two shows at Windham Performing Arts Center at Windham High School at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM.  General Admission Tickets are $12.00 per person in advance or $15.00 at the door. One ticket covers admission for either show or both.  Doors open at 30 minutes prior to show time.

Each season the Company presents their new season's Repertoire in its entirety. The performance is sponsored by the Pulse Dance Company parents and all proceeds from the performance benefit the dancers Educational Fund Account which is designated for bringing master classes or other supplemental training classes to studio for the dance company members.  Additionally, Alumni of the Pulse and F-X Dance teams are invited as special 
guests of the event.  

This year, the 11:00 AM show will feature solos, duos, trios and specialty group numbers and productions.  The 3:00 PM show will include all 2016 primary group numbers from the six levels of dancers- Mini-Level 5 and will feature the ten graduating seniors from the company.  Dances from a variety of genres will be performed including: Ballet, Pointe, Tap, Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theater, Modern, Hip-Hop, Acro and Song & Dance.  

Pulse Dance Company’s guided curriculum incorporates supplemental study through in-house master classes, numerous performance opportunities, dance competitions, and dance conventions, to create a unique, rewarding, and enriching learning experience. Admission to the Company is by audition only each June.

Studio for the Living Arts Dance Complex “Pulse Dance Company” is one of Southern Maine’s largest youth performing and competition ensembles consisting of 90+ dancers from over 20 different towns and cities. 

The Pulse Training Program for ages 6-18 consists of core classes in ballet, contemporary, jazz, tap, hip-hop, musical theater, lyrical, and acro as well as weekly choreography sessions.  Pulse Dance Company is open to serious and experienced Studio for the Living Arts dancers who have a desire to broaden their dance training and grow in performance skills.  The Pulse Dance Company makes it a priority to give back to the community and does so in a variety of ways, including hosting benefits for Autism Awareness & Research. In addition, the group has participated in “Perform for a Cure” over the last several year raising funds for Cancer Research, dances at the Old Port Festival, half-time at the Red Claws, has performed several times at “Best of Broadway” Benefit Show for the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, amongst many other community performances and as invited performers to other benefit performances.  Studio for the Living Arts was also honored with the 2012 Perform for a Cure Inspiration Award recognizing children who inspire other people with their artistic abilities and amazing community service work.

For more information about the show, Pulse Dance Company or Studio for the Living Arts Dance Center, please contact Susan Cloutier at 207.657.3006.