Fall 2018 Schedule Is Now Available.

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The schedule is available here.

Registration is August 14th through the 18th.  The times are available here.

Fall 2018 Registration

Fall 2018 Registration

The Fall class schedule will be posted soon.  See you at the Fall registration event.

  • Brandi Aken – Tap – SIU graduate with 13 years tap training.
  • Neha Arun – Hiphop – 10 years dance training.
  • Sarah Baer – Ballet, Pointe, Modern – 17 years dance training at Willow Street & Alexandra School of Ballet.
  • Claire Bammann – Jazz, Hiphop – SIU senior member and past president of Southern Illinois Dance Company with years of dance training.
  • Susan Barnes – Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet, Ballet – director of Willow Street Studios.
  • Courtney Bertsch – Ballet – SIU graduate & Physical Therapy Assistant.  19 years of dance training.
  • Darryl Clark – Modern – SIU associate professor, Music Theater Dance.
  • Peyton Cope – Ballet, Pointe – Junior at Southeast Missouri State.  Trained at American Academy of Dance, Burklyn Ballet Theater & Charleston Ballet.
  • Alisa Cooper – Tap, Modern, Hiphop – Major in dance & Physical Therapy, Alumni of Center of Creative Arts (COCA) in St.Louis.
  • Lori Fink – Ballet – Recently retired from SIU – Associate professor of Theater & Director of University Honors.
  • Alexis Turner – Music Theater, Jazz – BFA in Music Theater from Taylor University, Upland Indiana and years of dance training.
  • Emily Turner – Tap – SIU Music Theater Major with years of dance training.
  • Donna Wilson – Ballet – Recently retired from SIU – Associate professor of Dance & Program director for dance minor.

Save the Date! 2018 Recital

2018 Recital Save the Date SliderThe 2018 Susan Barnes Dance Recital will be held at Shryock Auditorium on the SIU campus on Saturday, May 26, 2018.  Dress rehearsals will be held the week of Monday, May 21st through Friday, May 25th.

Weather Closure Wednesday, February 7th

February 7th Closure

Due to the weather and school closures, Willow Street Studios will be closed today, Wednesday, February 7th.

Weather Closure, Tuesday, January 16th

Weather Closure January 16th

Due to the weather and school closures, Willow Street Studios will be closed today, Tuesday, January 16th.

Holiday Closure

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Willow Street Studios will be closed Friday, December 22, 2017 through Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  Classes will resume on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

The Nutcracker Performances Are This Weekend, December 1st and 2nd

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The 2017 Southern Illinois Symphony Nutcracker performances are this coming weekend at Shryock Auditorium on the campus of Southern Illinois University.  If you do not have tickets yet, you can get them at the link below or at the Shryock box office.

https://ev3.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=SOM&linkID=siu&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode

 

Susan Barnes Is 2017 Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award Recipient

Arts Legacy Award

On October 20, 2017 Susan Barnes of Willow Street Studios was honored with the 2017 Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award by the Carbondale Community Arts (CCA).  According the CCA website,

Carbondale Community Arts presents the Southern Illinois Arts Legacy Award annually to individuals whose character and achievements exemplify a dedication to the arts and community in southern Illinois. Its goal is to recognize patrons, advocates, teachers, community development activists, and arts practitioners of every kind.

Classes Begin September 5th

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Fall dance classes at Willow Street Studios will begin September 5th.  The schedule of classes is available here.  To register, contact the studio at dancewillow@gmail.com or at (618) 549-9546.