Severn, MD (August 9, 2012) – The Bay Area Shuckers announced Genesis Arts of Columbia, Maryland will be the Bay Area Shuckers Dance Team’s Official Training Facility and Dance Studio for the 2012-2013 season. Genesis Arts is located at 8940-A, Route 108, Columbia, Maryland 21045.
“We’re proud to have Genesis Arts as the home of our Dance Team. It is a top of the line facility and will provide our dance team a place to hone their skills and routines for Shuckers home games. We are also happy to extend our operations into Howard County as we extend our footprint in the bay area to Anne Arundel, Baltimore, and Howard counties,” said Shuckers General Manager John Wolfe.
The Shuckers will announce Dance Team tryouts, to be held at Genesis Arts, in the near future.
Genesis Arts offers training in dance, fitness, and musical theatre to help you achieve your goals and aspirations. Dance training begins with students aged 12 months to adult and from beginners to pre-professional training! They offer ballet, pointe, jazz, hip hop, modern, tap, contemporary/lyrical, and acrobatics.
Fitness training begins with students aged four to adult with offerings in ZumbAtomic, Zumba, Cardio Aerobics, and Toning classes. Musical Theatre training begins with students aged 4 to adult.
Genesis Arts unique program puts equal focus on singing, dancing, and acting. Genesis Arts is owned by Lori and Robert Browning. Artistic Director Lori has 39 years of dance experience and performance, 29 years of theatre training, 27 years of teaching experience.
Her training includes a BA in dance, performance experience with two professional local modern dance companies, and certifications in two ballet styles as well as Dance Educator of America teacher training in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, acrobatics, and musical theatre. She is certified by AFAA to teach aerobics and toning and by Zumba Fitness to teach Zumba and ZumbAtomic (Kids Zumba). She is trained in acting, voice, improvisation, stagecraft, and directing at Centennial High and UMBC. She has worked as a professional choreographer for musical theatre productions, recitals, competition, television, and events such as fashion and trade shows.
Business Director Robert has owned two businesses, one in insurance for 21 years and one in building/construction for 15 years.