Deciding on a summer intensive for your young dancer can be a daunting task! Some intensives can provide very little information regarding their class offering and class size, and these are important factors when deciding where your child will invest their time this summer. After all, you want them to receive REAL dance training. If you […]
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Meditation is a hot topic of conversation in today’s world. We are quickly learning of the benefits it brings both at a neurological and emotional level, as well as the positive long-term impact it can have in someone’s life. That is why the practice is becoming more and more common at schools and programs such […]
Every year Thomas Armour Youth Ballet (TAYB) presents a Spring Concert at New World School of the Arts. The tradition dates back 25 years and we are excited for this year’s lineup! While our name might make you think otherwise, the concert is not just ballet, but rather a combination of different dance genres and styles! […]
Ever wonder what it’s like for ballerina’s to go on pointe? Here are five facts about getting those beautiful satin shoes and what it takes to glide across the stage in them! #1 Pointe shoes are not like street shoes, you can’t just go in and ask for a size 7! Point shoes come in […]
To get everyone through post Nutcracker blues, we decided to give you a peek into the backstage magic of our favorite annual tradition and share few facts that you may not know about! TAYB’s Nutcracker is the longest running and most diverse production of the Nutcracker in Miami. TAYB welcomes over 10,000 school children every […]
It was an event to remember filled with tap dancing, prizes, smiles, and fun! The Thomas Armour Youth Ballet Tap Team got to attend their first tap festival. The event is called the So-Flo Tap Festival and it is held in Lake Worth, Florida. The festival is produced by the studio owner of That’s Dancing, […]
They came, they saw, they danced. Another summer camp season has passed, leaving behind a plethora of memories and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. We welcomed over 250 campers across our four outreach sites this past summer and for the first time ever offered music, art, spoken word and cooking classes! Of course, with 8 hour days, the kids […]
Monica Delgado has been a student with us since she was eleven years old and we are so incredibly proud of how much she have grown as a dancer. Monica competed in the World Ballet Competition in Orlando, Florida this year and this is what she had to say about her experience…… The World Ballet […]
New year new classes…. We know you are all excited to sign up so we won’t keep you waiting! TAP CLASSES We are bringing new classes this school year, beginning with Tap. Classes start at 5 years of age all the way to advanced tappers. Students in the intermediate and advanced classes will have the […]
Every year our youth ballet presents a spring concert with excerpts from classical ballets, modern pieces, tap pieces performed by our Tap Team and original work performed by TAYB Alumni. This year we are giving everyone the opportunity to watch the performance on YouTube and hope you will join us for next year’s spring concert!