Summer Workshops

2024

June 3rd - 6th

Marsha Woody Academy of Dance announces the 2024 Summer Workshop offering Ballet, Variations/Pointe, and PBT with a wonderful staff.

Classes for students 9-year-olds through adults will be held June 3rd – 6th. The summer workshop is designed specifically for serious dancers who are ready to be challenged! With limited class sizes and an intimate studio setting, each dancer will enjoy the individualized attention only the summer workshop can provide.

All Beaumont Civic Ballet Company members are required to take the workshop.

Girls attire for All classes will be any style or color leotard, pink tights, with ballet or pointe shoes, and hair in a bun!

Boys will wear any color tights, colored tops, white ballet shoes.
(ALL Boys are on scholarship for classes.)

Please REGISTER online @ www.marshawoodyacademy.com ASAP to reserve your place. Tuition must be paid in full before or on the first day of Workshop. Fill out one form per student.

Call 409-838-4397 if have any questions.

Divisions & Subjects for Workshop

Division I
9-11 Year Old’s
(Studio I)

Ballet – $80/wk
(Mon-Thurs 9:30-11:00)

PBT – $70/wk
(Mon-Thurs 11:00-12:00)

Two Classes Daily – $140/wk
(Mon-Thurs)

Division II
Advanced 12yrs – Adult
(Studio II)

Ballet – $90/wk
(Mon-Thurs 9:30-11:00)

Variations/Pointe & PBT – $90/wk
(Mon-Thurs 11:00-12:00)

Two Classes Daily – $170/wk
(Mon-Thurs)

NOTE:

Dancers may bring water and a quick snack such as a protein bar or fruit to have between your classes if needed.

Faculty

Monique Steinhagen & Megan Anderson

Guest Teachers

for Division II

Krissy Richmond

KRISSY RICHMOND is originally from Beaumont, TX., a former student at MWAD & a member of BCB. She is a former principal dancer with the Houston Ballet. Roles she created include: Carabosse in the Sleeping Beauty, the mad woman from Peer Gynt, Mimi in the Miraculous Mandarin, Ghost Dances, the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Serenade, In the Night, Bartok Concerto to name a few.

Upon leaving the ballet, Broadway and regional credits include: Hunyak and Roxie Hart from the musical Chicago, the Queen in Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, and Elizavetta Grushinskaya in the Grand Hotel to name a few. Most recently, she performed the starring role of Anna in the New Girl in Town. Miss Richmond has choreographed for the Alley Theater, Stages Repertory Theater, the Humphrey’s School, and won the 2015 Tommy Tune Award for Best Choreography for A Chorus Line and 2016 Tommy Tune Award for Hairspray with the Kinkaid School.

In 2017 and 2018, Ms. Richmond won back-to-back awards for Best Choreography from the Houston Press, 2017 for the AD Players production of Godspell and 2018 for the Obsidian Theater’s production of Cabaret. Most recently, Ms. Richmond choreographed and staged the 4th Wall production of Pride and Prejudice and is honored to be returning to 4th Wall for Sense and Sensibility. Ms. Richmond is also responsible for the ground-breaking program at the Houston Ballet “ Dance for Parkinson’s”.

Allison Odom Pringle

ALLISON ODOM PRINGLE is originally from Beaumont, TX., also a former student of Marsha Woody Academy and a member of Beaumont Civic Ballet Co. Allison went on to dance professionally as a soloist and principal with the Houston Ballet, Sacramento Ballet, and Tulsa Ballet Theatre.

While training as a young member of the Beaumont Civic Ballet and later as a professional dancer, Allison worked with leading choreographers and dancers such as Roman Jasinski, Natalia Krassovska, Alexandra Danilova, Frederic Franklin, Ben Stevenson, Richard Munro, Dane LaFontsee, Ron Cunningham, Julio de Bittencourt, Esmeralda Agoglia, and Robert Scevers to name a few.

Roman Jasinski, former artistic director of Tulsa Ballet is quoted as saying, “From the moment Allison joined TBT, her combination of natural talent and exquisite technique helped her quickly rise through the ranks.” Currently Allison resides in Tulsa, OK with her husband Brady and their three adult children.