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September 23, 2018

Ballroom Dancing Comes to CNY Arts Center


FULTON – CNY Arts is excited to expand into a new art form. Beginning this month, ballroom classes will be offered in four-week sessions covering dance styles including waltz, foxtrot, east coast swing and salsa.

Amy Price dances with Christopher Metz after giving a ballroom lesson of Tango and Waltz at CNY Arts Center’s recent New Year’s Eve celebration.

Amy Price dances with Christopher Metz after giving a ballroom lesson of Tango and Waltz at CNY Arts Center’s recent New Year’s Eve celebration.

The first session will begin January 9 from 7-8:30 p.m.

There is a fee for the four-week session per person or per couple. Singles are encouraged to participate.

Instructor Amy Price is returning to CNY Arts to share her passion for movement and enthusiasm for the arts.

She comes to CNY Arts Center with 12 years of teaching experience in dance.

She trained at Fred Astaire Ballroom Studios in Atlanta, Ga., as well as studied dance education at the University of Georgia.

Couples practice new dance steps after a Tango and Waltz lesson with Amy Price at CNY Arts Center’s New Year’s Eve celebration recently.

Couples practice new dance steps after a Tango and Waltz lesson with Amy Price at CNY Arts Center’s New Year’s Eve celebration recently.

Her early training included three private studios in the metro-Atlanta area and studying under Ballet Magnificat.

Her repertoire includes training, performing and teaching in ballet, tap, jazz, modern and ballroom dance.

She danced in two semi-professional companies in Atlanta and has taught in three states as well as running a multi-arts center in Atlanta.

She is thrilled to bring ballroom dancing to CNY and to share her love of dance with CNY Arts Center.

She wears many hats and serves on the Arts Center board of directors, is chairman of the Theatre Committee and a frequent stage director. Her next production is Midsummer Night’s Dream slated for May.

Lessons will be held at the Arts Center located at 11 River Glen Drive on the Cayuga College Fulton Campus.

For more information, visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 598-ARTS (2787).

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