Acrobatic arts

Coming This February!

Taught by certified Acrobatic Arts instructor Chris Hughey Alexander.  A fun style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements.  Acro teaches flexibility, balance, strength, and is challenging.

This class works complimentary to students who take dance, gymnastics, martial arts, swimming, etc… We gear to each students’ level of experience.

Now Offering Private Classes, Small Group Semi-Private Classes or Group Classes.

Classes start at $60.00 / hour

For more information about the class or for group rates contact Chris Alexander at (734) 634-2388 or via email: [email protected]

Classes are 1 hour

Chris Hughey Alexander

Chris graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Dance and Psychology.

At EMU, she had the opportunity to study under Linda Hemmelgarn, the Head of the EMU Dance Division.  She performed in many of the dance program’s dance concerts and was chosen for the role of the princess in L’Histoire du Soldat.  She also appeared with the James Sewell Ballet Company in Amahl and the Night Visitors.

She was honored as Dance Major of the Year 1995 by the American Alliance of Health, Physical Education and Dance.  Her stage choreography has been presented in concerts by the Washtenaw Dance Association of Ann Arbor, the MHAPER&D Conference, and many local dance studios.

Chris has had the opportunity to study with Alonzo King, the Artistic Director of LINES Ballet Company in San Francisco.  She studied under Iacob Lascu and performed with the Dance Detroit Company with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s The Nutcracker, performing rolls as Spanish, Flowers, Mirlitons, and Snow.

Upon graduation, Chris joined Jazz Dance Theater and danced with them for 8 years including a European tour In Wiesbaden, Germany.

Chris has taught ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and LINE for over 20 years.  In 2015 Chris received her Module 1 accreditation from the Professional Curriculum for Acrobatic Dance and is currently finishing her Module 2.