Christin Severini

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Teaches Int./Adv. Teen & Adult Ballet
Email Christin Severini for information about classes or call (802) 503-4363  

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Christin Severini is a former corps de ballet member of American Ballet Theatre in New York City where she performed extensively in numerous full length and repertory ballets throughout the U.S. and around the world. She trained at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and the School of American Ballet while on full scholarship and has worked with some of the leading teachers and renowned dancers of our time. Christin is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 5 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. She has over 13 years of teaching experience and is passionate about sharing her love of ballet to aspiring dancers of all ages and levels. She is excited to be joining Maple Street Dance Space. 

Romy Keegan

Ballet-Afrique: Original, Exuberantly Graceful Contemporary Dance, & Adult Ballet Basics
Email Romy Keegan for information about classes or call (505) 366-4982
Romy Keegan Full Bio

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Owner and Director of Maple Street Dance Space, Romy Keegan's greatest joy is to introduce people of all ages and abilities to the healing, transformative power of Dance, and to "hold space" for emerging dancers to discover the strength, grace and confidence gained through it's practice and expression!

Ballet-Afrique: Exuberantly Graceful Contemporary Dance Fusion
After a lifetime of ballet training and over 25 years of African dance, I am especially thrilled to be following my own creative inspirations through the exploration and development of my own unique movement vocabulary, which I began in earnest in the autumn of 2012. Playfully blending the natural, organic movements of basic West African Dance with the most accessible elements of Ballet, Modern & Jazz, "Ballet-Afrique", is energetic and expressive, while also being both graceful and strong. Although it pulls from two beautiful and well established forms, it is designed to stand on it’s own, providing a meeting place for both established dancers, and those brand new to the practice.

Classical Ballet
As a compliment to Ballet-Afrique, or for its own strengthening and connecting value, I also teach beginning adult ballet - both community classes and private lessons. I specialize in the understanding and mindful application of mechanics, developing excellent technique, and practicing correct placement and alignment. These elements strengthen the body, contributing to good posture, flexibility, endurance, agility, and grace, allowing dancers of all ages to dance to their fullest, for as long as their hearts desire!

Private Lessons
$35 for a half an hour, $50 for an hour, includes tax.

Bianca Starr, MA

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Ballet: Adult intermediate
Email Bianca Lily for information about classes

Bianca is the builder and proprietress and the force behind Bianca Lily Ballet.  Originally trained as a classical ballet dancer in the Royal Academy of Dance style, Bianca went on to a variety of occupations before falling in love with dance all over again when she took up Argentine Tango.

Originally from the Denver area, Bianca is the teaching protege of her primary instructor, retired principal ballerina and Master Teacher, Christina Noel-Adcock.  In 2013, and again in 2015, Bianca was selected via blind abstract submission process to present with Christina at the annual conference for the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science. She has also continued her professional education at West Side Dance Physical Therapy in New York City.  

Bianca's extensive training included a summer in England under the tutelage of Madame Monzani, who was ballet instructor to members of the Royal family. As a teacher she has also trained with living dance method legends Finis Jhung and Eric Franklin. In college she had the privileged of learning Martha Graham technique under the renowned Diane Gray (a modern dance icon). In the world of Argentine Tango, Bianca considers her primary mentors to be Robert Hauk and Daniel Boardman. She is the assistant director of the Albuquerque Tango Festival and has served on the board of the Tango Club of Albuquerque. Her dance background also includes swing dance (primarily East Coast and Lindy Hop), African dance, and folk/historical dance. She has a passion for dance kinesiology and teaching safe ways to move with both grace and power. Bianca began assisting Dr. Ginny Wilmerding with her instruction of the Dance Kinesiology class at UNM in autumn of 2013.

In 2003 she choreographed and produced a dance production entitled Longroad and Blackhorse, which premiered at the Cleo Parker Robinson Theater in Denver. In 2009 she began the process of building studio b after being away from dance for several years. Bianca Lily Productions, LLc began its adult ballet program in 2010 and has grown by leaps and bound since then with every Intro to Ballet course selling out since August of 2013! 

Bianca is on a limited teaching schedule while working on her MA in Dance Performance at the University of Limerick and an MSc in Exercise & Nutrition Science through the University of Chester. 

Bianca is also a license instructor of the GYROKINESIS® method of exercises.