The Beg/Int Hip Hop class at the St Charles Studio will move to a new time on Sept 6th. The class will meet from 7-8 pm instead of the original schedule of 7:30-8:30. This will help get the students out a little earlier and remove the 1/2 hour break on a short night. Please make a note of this. All information has been updated online.
It’s time to get your child signed up for fall classes at the Beth Fowler School of Dance!
The new year brings a new session of dance and performance opportunities! Our season runs like the school year, August – June (with a Summer DANCEcamp). Classes start Monday August 22nd so get your registration in now!
We offer online registration for your convenience:
- Click here to view schedules for Genoa online
- Click here to view schedules for St. Charles classes
The Beth Fowler Dance Company has been putting on Productions at the historic Egyptian Theatre since 1991! We will present three productions this year. All students in the school program enrolled in their full Ballet classes are invited to join the Company in the annual presentation of the Nutcracker Ballet. ( Dec 2-4 in DeKalb and Dec 10-11 in St Charles)
Then join us in March for the classic ballet Sleeping Beauty. (March 18th – 19th DeKalb)
Finally to finish up the season and to truly showcase all the dancers have accomplished in the season we will present Grease and More. All dancers in any class outside of the ballet classes will perform in this fast paced jazz show. This production of Grease in June 2017 will be open to all community boys and it’s a production with over 50 boys! (June 9-11 DeKalb)
Join us on the stage this year. Sparkle and Shine !!!
Auditions for next season’s teams are set for August 6th and 7th 2016 at both the Genoa and St. Charles BFSD locations. A make-up date has been set for August 17th.
Also the Beth Fowler Dance Company (non-competitive company) is holding auditions at the end of the summer in Summer Camp Workshop D.
The Beth Fowler School of Dance is currently taking enrollment for 1 and 2 week Summer Dance Camps. Summer Camps are strongly recommended, especially if wishing to audition for both or either group.
For more information visit www.BethFowlerSchoolOfDance.com or phone the Genoa Location at (815) 784-5658 or the St. Charles Location at (630) 945-3344.
What does the Performing Group (ie: Competition Group) do?
The Performing Group performs at local community events, competes in competitions as well as performs in our regular dance performances in the theatre that we offer to all students 3 times per year. (December, March and June)
The auditions are in August of each year.
The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition and are proud to announce winning the National Championship! The event was held from June 20th thru June 24th, 2016 in the Wisconsin Dells and was a National Competition with over 762 routines.
Beth Fowler’s dancers competed in three different age groups and took 1 st Place in all of them.
Juniors- 1 st Place with “Wind It Up” (Large Group) Choreographed by Brooke Fowler
Teens- 1 st Place with “Heroes” (Small Group) Choreographed by Brooke Fowler
Seniors- 1 st Place with “Come Home” (Trio) Choreographed by Hannah Bohn
At the end of the week, all three Beth Fowler School of Dance (BFSD) age groups were asked to compete in the National Showdown which is the “Best of the Best Final Competition.” The Juniors (ages 11-12) took 1 st Place in the Showdown with Jazz Dance “Wind It Up” choreographed by Brooke Fowler. This made “Wind It Up” undefeatable all season! This is the 2 nd year in a row for the BFSD Junior Team to be undefeated all season long! The Teens (ages 13-15) also took 1 st Place in the Showdown with Lyrical dance “Heroes” choreographed by Brooke Fowler.
All BFSD Group Dances that competed received the highest Platinum Awards!
Open Audition Dates for Next Season are Set!
The Beth Fowler School of Dance Performing Group of Genoa and St. Charles recently competed in the Legacy National Dance Competition which completed their 2015 season. The event was held from June 22nd thru June 26th in the Wisconsin Dells and was a National Competition with over 854 routines.
We Came ! We Danced ! We had a BLAST and We ROCKED!!!!!!
Beth Fowler School of Dance presented their June Showcase this June 5-7, 2015. The June Showcase is a fast paced, fun-filled summer dance show with a variety of high energy dancing! The Show featured all school dancers in various styles Jazz, Lyrical, Tap and Contemporary, along with their award winning dances from the 2015 competition season and this year’s Dance pieces from the Beth Fowler Dance Company. Also featured was all Beth Fowler School of Dance students age 3 and up performing a wide range of entertaining dances to be enjoyed by the entire family.
Visit the Beth Fowler School of Dance website to learn more.
The wait is over Beth Fowler School of Dance opens in its new location at 3720 Illinois Ave, St. Charles for classes today Friday April 10th. A new chapter begins!
We are very excited to announce that because of our rapid growth in St. Charles, we feel it is time to embed our roots in the St. Charles community permanently with the purchase of a new State of the Art facility!
This new building is located at 3720 Illinois Avenue in St. Charles and is large enough to support the rapid growth we have had in the St. Charles area. The new studio is just blocks away from our current Main street location. Simply turn South onto Kirk Road off of Main Street and take your first left onto Illinois Avenue. Turn left into the driveway at the “St. Charles Commons” and we are in Unit F.
The Beth Fowler Dance Company performed as live window displays at the Sycamore Moonlight Madness on November 21 from 6-8:30. This was our 5th year participating in this fun festive event. Dancers were clad in beautiful costumes from their upcoming performance of “The Nutcracker” which will be held at the Egyptian Theater in DeKalb on December. The Company will also perform The Nutcracker at St Charles North High School in December. Don’t miss out on these fun family evenings and the holiday tradition of The Nutcracker Ballet.