Fueled by Twirl’s philosophy of “All for dance. Dance for all.” students with Down syndrome work on improving movement skills, coordination, and memorization as they explore jazz and musical theatre dance styles. Students also have performance opportunities at community events and Twirl’s end of the year show.
(Classes run from September 8, 2018 to June 12, 2019. Enrollment will remain open through February 9, 2019.)
Reporter Denise Nakano from NBC 10 News produced this beautiful story about Twirl’s Down syndrome dance program and Twirl teaching artist, Samantha Ambrico Custer.
NEWTOWN >> Twirl, a dance studio located at 3544 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, has ongoing dance classes for students with Down syndrome. Two weekly classes are offered specifically for these dancers. Owner Sam Sinns, a former Disney dancer, got the idea for a dance class for Down syndrome students a month before Twirl opened in September 2016. A mother called the studio to inquire about classes for her daughter….