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2024 summer dance workshops

Summer Dance Workshops offer students a unique opportunity to explore a variety of dance styles in a fun, creative and supportive environment under the instruction of our dedicated staff.

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The Dance Center of Old Lyme offers a refreshing new dance experience for students of all ages and experience levels. Our class schedule includes ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater, pointe, hip-hop and more.

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Bethany Forcucci Haslam, Director

Bethany Haslam has extensive dance training in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical and hip-hop dance, as well as musical theater. Bethany discovered dance at a young age, and enjoyed many years of performing and competing in a variety of dance styles. In addition to dancing, performing, teaching and choreographing, Bethany interned with Boston Ballet’s Marketing & Public Relations Department, and served as a Certified Judge for the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Program. She has also studied dance teaching techniques at the Teacher Training School of Dance Masters of America.

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Thank you [to] The Dance Center of Old Lyme for bringing such light to our Scarlett’s life! You gave your dancers and their families such a gift and we are so grateful!
- Erin S. 5 Star Rating
A wonderful, nurturing environment where every student is encouraged and respected. The teachers are top notch.and help their students to challenge themselves to the next level. A very welcoming studio!
- Catherine W. 5 Star Rating
Fantastic! My kids love dancing with Bethany and learn a lot.
- Tamara S. 5 Star Rating
Thank you to The Dance Center of Old Lyme and Bethany for her incredible talent, dedication to these dancers and fostering the love of dance within our community!
- Nicole B. 5 Star Rating