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The University Center for the Performing Arts is South Florida’s premier independent performing arts school. This year marks our 36th Anniversary of serving our community with the highest standard and best value in performing arts education for children and adults. Our faculty of Resident Artists offer students of all ages and backgrounds the opportunity to […]

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Belly Dancing Music

Music plays such an important role in all types of dance. The right music can help make a belly dance performance the best. Different instruments can combine to make a perfect beat that allows the dancer to move and feel the music. The music type should give the feeling of oneness between the song and […]

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Dance Recital Must-Haves

Dance recitals are a very exciting time for young dancers. It shows off everything they have learned throughout the year. The backstage area can be a crazy experience if you are not prepared. Many adults will find themselves going back and forth because they forgot something that is needed. The key for parents to make […]

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Choosing the Right Leotard

When starting a new dance class, there is one thing that is needed most of the time. A leotard is the normal attire while learning to dance. When it is time to shop for one you might be surprised by the amount of different leotards out there. You should take your time in choosing the one […]

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Health Benefits of Dance

If you are trying to stay in shape, you should think about dancing. Dancing has many positive health benefits while also being fun to do. These are just a few of the health benefits you will get after you start dancing. Flexibility An important part of dancing and being healthy is your flexibility. Most dance […]

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