Ampersand Academy of Dance and Performing Arts | 293 Water St. | Gardiner, ME 04345 | 207-415-5151

Rachel Waterbury
Artistic Director, Choreographer & Teacher
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Katherine Kollman
Instructor
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Sarah Woodard
Instructor
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Company
Grades 4-12

Time is dedicated to learning choreography and performance preparation.  Students in one of our 3 company classes have the opportunity to perform in local parades, talent shows, and other events as they arise.  Students must make a commitment to the show at the end of the session and must also be registered for technique class.

This class is great for those who love ALL types of dance as you never know if you will be dancing jazz, bollywood, hip hop, ballet, Contemporary, African, Lyrical or more!!


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About Ampersand

Ampersand Academy of Dance & Performing Arts was founded in June of 2004 as R&B Dance Company by University of Maine Graduates, Rachel Waterbury and Beth Jarvis (Blake).  First residing at the historic Johnson Hall building and moving across the street to 293 Water St. in 2008.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a solid technical foundation for the developing performer while instilling a great love and passion for the performing arts.  We hope to inspire self-confidence and create a respect for disciplines of the performing arts.

Our Dance Program:

We appreciate that the heart of a dancer is born into many different bodies and the love of dance can take on many different styles.  Should you choose to pursue the arts professionally, in college or recreationally- we will prepare you.  Wherever dance takes you, it is clear that the discipline, focus and committment of dance will create success in other aspects of your life!

2017/ 2018 Calendar of Events
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Summer 2018 Session

Tue, Jun 20th - Tue, Aug 22nd

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Fall 2018

Sun, Sep 9th - Sat, Dec 22nd

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