The FMBallet is pleased to announce the introduction of their newest program, Relevé. Relevé is an adaptive dance program for students with cognitive and physical impairments. The FMBallet is hosting a free Relevé introductory workshop on October 12th, 2019 from 2:00-3:00 for ages 10-13 and 3:30-4:30 for ages 14-20 at Gasper’s Studio of Dance’s South location: 3650 Veterans Blvd S, Suite B Fargo, ND.
This 1 hour workshop will focus on creative movement, individual creativity, and rhythmic exercises while promoting body awareness, group cooperation and games. No dress code required. We ask that participants wear something they can move in. The dancer may wear clean street shoes, socks, or bare feet. No dance shoes are required. Participants are welcome to bring support in the form of family or staff to aide their participation This is an inclusive class for students of all abilities.
“We are beyond excited to be launching our program with this introductory workshop. We’ve seen a strong need for an adaptive dance program in the Fargo-Moorhead area and can’t wait to see how Relevé positively effects not only the special needs community, but the arts community as well. Everybody deserves the chance to dance.” – Karly Pierce Lystad, Director of Relevé
To register, learn more, or donate, visit www.fmballet.org/releve.
The FMBallet believes that every person deserves the opportunity to express themselves through dance. Relevé’s mission is to engage each student, regardless of ability, with movement and dance to help them grow personally, physically, and emotionally. The FMBallet hopes this program will bring our organization to new heights. We truly believe that in following with our mission of reaching new audiences and enhancing the region’s quality of life, the Relevé program is an essential next step for our community.
The Fargo-Moorhead Ballet is a non-profit, regional professional dance performance company recognized and respected nationally for its original choreography, employment of quality artists, and the continuing creative development of the company’s educational and outreach programming. FMBallet presents a multidisciplinary repertoire from ballet, jazz, moderns, and tap, under artistic direction of Matt Gasper.