Under the direction of owner/dancer Brandan Tell Newman, this versatile center for the performing arts offers programs for the serious dancer, or for those who simply want to take classes for recreational purposes.
The classes at FAC benefit students in several ways. By taking dance, students will be challenged mentally, enhance their physical health, increase self-confidence, learn self-discipline, and make lifelong friendships. This not only promotes their success in dance, but carries over into all of their life endeavors.
About the Director...
Ms. Brandan Tell Newman started Irish dancing professionally at the age of 17. She has danced with various professional companies in Las Vegas, and with famous artists such as Frank Patterson, The Wild Celtic Boys, and Paul Anka. Brandan has performed in many of the popular Las Vegas venues such as the Bellagio, House of Blues, Venetian, and New York New York, just to name a few!
In addition to Irish dance, Brandan has trained extensively in ballet and ballroom dance. During her youth, she performed with the Las Vegas Civic Ballet.
Furthermore, Brandan has a B.S. in Elementary Education from UNLV and is a former school teacher.
Brandan has been teaching the art of dance since 2000 and is ecstatic to share her talents with the Huntsville/Madison area. In 2011, she won a scholarship to the Dance Life Teacher and Owner summer conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Brandan's students submitted video essays to nominate her, and the general public and sponsoring businesses voted for their favorite videos. Brandan was the only winner from Alabama and also the only winning Irish dance teacher!
For more information about how you can become a part of this exciting new dance studio, contact us today.