Dance students accepted into summer programs

Students will perform at end-of-year concert June 9
June 8, 2013

Shown here (l-r), local dance students of the First State Academy of Dance, under direction of Michele Xiques, auditioned and were accepted to study in the following programs: Katie Fields, 14, Seaford, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Washington, D.C. and American Academy of Ballet, N.Y.; Jill Wilkins, 13, Lincoln, Burklyn Ballet Theatre, Vt.; Danielle Del Negro, 19, Rockettes Summer Intensive, Radio City Music Hall, New York, N.Y.;  and Owen Lawson, 14, Milton, Orlando Ballet School, Orlando, Fla.

These students will be performing with First State Academy of Dance's end of the year Dance Concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 9, at Milford High School. Call 302-422-2633 or email for more information.

In addition, two FSAD former students, Anna Edmondson and Ian Boyan, have both been accepted into major dance schools for year round schooling. Anna attends the Kirov Academy of Ballet School and Ian attends the Pittsburgh Ballet School, Pittsburgh, Pa.