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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Int. Adult Tap
18 +

Rooted in African American history, tap can offer a great number of styles (from show tunes, pop to hip hop) and techniques.  This classed is designed to enhance one’s rhythmic abilities and coordination.  It is great fun for all ages!!

Students should have over 2 years of recent and consecutive tap class experience.


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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 2017 Session

Tue, Jun 20th - Tue, Aug 22nd

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Fall 2017

Sat, Sep 2nd - Fri, Dec 22nd

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