Open Jazz Class Tuesdays and Thursdays with Richard Amaro from 6:30pm – 8pm.
First two classes are complimentary for new students. If you will be attending a class for the first time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org at least one hour before the class starts to reserve your spot.
To register and pay for a class, please click the following link.
More open classes to come in all styles of dance. Stay tuned!
All schedules subject to change*
Performance: Broadway: JEROME ROBBINS’ B’WAY, CHITA RIVERA THE DANCER’S LIFE, DANGEROUS GAMES Tours: WEST SIDE STORY USA, Japan & Hamburg, Germany, KISS OF THE SPIDERWOMAN, THE DANCER’S LIFE. Film: THE MAMBO KINGS,JEFFREY Choreography: LATIN RHYTHMS NYC w/Chita Rivera MAGIC CITY STARZ TV DREAMGIRLS National Tour LOUNGE Miami City Ballet Teaching: AILEY SCHOOL, STEPS ON B’WAY, ABT NY, B’WAY DANCE CENTER, MIAMI CITY BALLET, PDC Japan, PINEAPPLE London & NEW WORLD. Also Performed with: MICHAEL JACKSON, PRINCE, TINA TURNER, MICHAEL BOLTON, VANESSA WILLIAMS & AILEY 2.
Artistic Director, Choreographer & Master Teacher Over the last thirty-five years Ray Sullivan has performed works by more than fifty choreographers in North America, South America, Asia and Europe. An internationally acclaimed, award-winning artist, he has choreographed fifty-two world premieres in the USA and internationally and performed with a long list of companies including five years with el Ballet Contemporáneo del Teatro San Martín in Argentina. He created Sullivan Technique of Contemporary Movement™ which he has taught internationally in renowned dance institutions including, The National Ballet of Chile, El Ballet Contemporáneo del Teatro San Martin in Argentina, Balletto Dell’Esperia in Italy, Ballet intensive from Moscow, on the faculty of Miami City Ballet School for four years, and Miami Contemporary Dance Company where he was artistic director for fifteen years. He holds a BFA in Dance from State University of New York at Purchase. He is currently artistic director of Ray Sullivan Dance & TANGO OUT. Mr. Sullivan is continually developing his body of work, receiving invitations to stage, choreograph, teach master classes, and lecture nationally and internationally. He believes in the connection of cultures for social change and his goal is to connect artists and cultural leaders globally through art. He works internationally with a special focus on connections throughout the Americas, while based in Miami, Santiago and Buenos Aires. For more information and a complete biography visit www.RaySullivanDance.com
Elizabeth Malm is a native Miamian. She graduated from New World School of the Arts where she was featured in work by guest choreographer Michael Utoff of the Arizona Ballet. She has danced with companies such as Momentum Dance, and Karen Peterson and Dancers, Ballet Florida, SoFlo Ballet, and Ballet Theater of Miami. She has choreographed many music videos, danced, and toured with artists such as Lenny Kravitz, Ricky Martin, Perry Farrell of Jane's Addiction, Beastie Boys, Lil' Romeo, Jay-Z, Baha Men, Carlos Ponce, Jaime Camil, Tito Puente, Sam Beam and Kevens. She has also choreographed many commercials and television shows for Bud Light featuring Cedric the Entertainer, Virgin Mobile featuring Missy Elliot, Samsung, Lays, Herbal Essence, Pollo Tropical, "Truth", MTV, BET, CBS, Telemundo and Univision. She is currently teaching Jazz and Ballet in the Musical Theater Division at New World School of the Arts High School and College Division.
International Curriculum Consultant
Alice Arja is a dance teacher, choreographer and educator who graduated from the Centro de Dança Rio specializing in numerous courses. She is currently the General and Artistic Director of Cia de Ballet in Rio de Janeiro, founder and director of the Alice Arja Dance School, and instructor at the International Dance Relations in Brazil and at the Miami City Ballet School.
She holds certificates for National Training Curriculum from the American Ballet Theater, Ballet Methodology from the Cuban National Ballet, and many others. Arja created her own successful dance methodology training, the Alice Arja Education System, specializing and guiding dancers who are now in world-renowned dance schools and companies around the world, including her daughter, Nathalia Arja, a principal artist with MCB.
She currently has over 20 students dancing around the world for companies such as Miami City Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet, English National Ballet, Chilean National Ballet, and more.