Debra Sparks Dance Works cancels all evening classes to welcome three-time Emmy Award winner and choreographer, Mia Michaels, in a show-stopping Master class in Newtown

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Bucks County ballet and dance school, Debra Sparks Dance Works (DSDW), proudly hosted Mia Michaels, a three-time Emmy Award winner and choreographer for Fox Channel’s hit TV show, “So You Think You Can Dance” in the first of the studio’s 2013 Master classes.

Debra Sparks Dance Works Hosts Mia Michaels for Master Class in February

Mia Michaels Autographs Dancer's Shirt

I bring in the top talent from New York to give my dancers the ultimate training and exposure; in return, I expect them to work their hardest in every class so they can fully develop their bodies and technique.

On Monday, February 4th, students from DSDW and other dance studios joined Triple Emmy winner, choreographer, and dancer, Mia Michaels, in an exciting Master Class at Debra Sparks Dance Works.

The four-hour event captivated the dance students as Mia blended her impressive talent and noteworthy experience in a night of captivating moves, mentoring, and memories. Students walked away with autographs and an experience all their own.

Mia’s many impressive credits include:

  •     2007, 2010 & 2011 Emmy Award Winner Outstanding Choreography – SYTYCD
  •     Choreography Media Honors Award - SYTYCD
  •     Dance Educators of America’s President Cup
  •     Silver Leo Award, Jazz Dance World Congress, 1992
  •     Awarded guest choreography status; Harid Conservatory, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
  •     Celine Dion World Tour & Las Vegas Caesar’s Palace Choreographer
  •     Madonna “Drowned” World Tour
  •     Prince Tour 2000
  •     Cirque Du Soleil “Delirium” World Tour
  •     Videos – Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, She Daisy
  •     Television – The Tonight Show, MTV’s Spring Break, Rosie O’Donnell,

                         Michael Jackson Tribute with Janet Jackson

  •     Commercials – Choreographed many national commercials including Pepsi, Visa, STAR TV
  •     Founder & Artistic Director “Mia Michaels” RAW (Reality at Work)
  •     Guest Choreographer - Joffrey Ballet, Kirov Academy, Jazz Theater of Amsterdam
  •     Motion Picture – MOVE with Tyce Diorio, Paula Abdul, Wade Robson & Nigel Lythgoe
  •     Bravo TV upcoming docu-series focusing on Mia Michaels
  •     2008 Tom Adams Award – Dedication to the Arts

About the Studio
When it comes to Bucks County dance studio instruction, there’s no better mentor than Ms. Debra Sparks. She raises the “barre” with her high standards and nurturing approach to produce the finest of dancers.

In December, Debra Sparks Dance Works hosted its final Master Class of the year with Christopher Fleming, former principal dancer for the New York City Ballet and respected nationwide choreographer. In March, DSDW is hosting Rhonda Malkin, long-time New York dancer, TV personality, and dance instructor, for an afternoon of synchronized dancing.

These events are not only open to Debra Sparks Dance Works’ dancers but anyone interested in learning from one of the greatest of choreographers. For information, including price, and to register for an upcoming Master Class, please contact the office today. Act quickly; spaces fill quickly!

Check out the DSDW dance school video!

In addition to Master Classes, Debra Sparks Dance Works offers year-round dance classes, focusing on classical ballet as the primary foundation of training. Classes offered for students aged 3 to adult include:

  • Acro
  • Ballet—Classical
  • Ballet—Contemporary
  • Ballet—Pointe
  • Glee Club
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz
  • Jazz—Competitive
  • Jazz—Funk
  • Jump & Turn
  • Lyrical
  • Modern
  • Musical Theatre
  • Pilates
  • Tap
  • Zumba

For more information about Debra Sparks, the DSDW studio, master classes, Newtown, Bucks County dance classes, or for answers to general questions, please call the studio at (215) 579-5678.

Or visit the company’s website.

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