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APRIL 2018: Garth Fagan Dance: New Hire, School Spring Semester and Dance-A-Thon.

Updated: Jun 25, 2018

Garth Fagan Dance: New Hire, School Spring Semester and Dance-A-Thon


GFD Appoints New Director of Development

Garth Fagan Dance is proud to announce Ayette Jordan has joined the company as Director of Development , to manage fundraising and donor relations. Ayette will play an integral role in advancing the Garth Fagan Dance mission by shaping and executing various development opportunities.“I am excited to join this incredible team of

people, especially as we approach the 50 th season. We are poised to further cement Garth’s legacy within the community and worldwide as well as lay the ground work to ensure the success of Garth Fagan Dance for the next 50 years.”  Garth Fagan, Artistic Director/Founder/President says, “Ayette’s talent and experience heralds a bright, inventive and fruitful steward. I am thrilled to have her on board!” 


Garth Fagan at the University at Albany

On March 28th, Garth Fagan was interviewed for the

The Creative Life Series at the University at Albany. WAMC's Joe Donahue discussed with Garth his creative inspiration, craft and career. The Creative Life series is presented by the University at Albany Foundation and produced by the New York State Writers Institute, University Art Museum and UAlbany Performing Arts Center in collaboration with WAMC.

Thank you to those who attended!


Spring Semester

Registration for the Spring semester is now open! Children's classes: April 14th-June 30th Teen/Adult classes: April 10th-June 28th Classes are available for age 3 - adult Spring semester schedule Spring Semester registration For more information call 585.454.3260 or email


GFDS hosts 3rd AnnualDance-A-Thon!Saturday, April 14th50 Chestnut St, Studio Theatre,Rochester, NY 14604 Garth Fagan Dance School [GFDS] is hosting a Dance-A-Thon to support GFDS and the 2018 Summer Movement Institute.

  • GFDS students, GFD friends, and youth from the Rochester area can dance individually and in teams.

  • Each person dancing will find sponsors to support the cause at a minimum rate of $5 for 15 minutes of dance.

  • Children will dance the first hour, teens the second hour, and adults the final hour.

  • Refreshments will be available for audience members to purchase. 

To obtain GFDS Dance-A-Thon forms, be a sponsor or if you have any questions visit or contact Judy Scott at 585-787-2944 or


2018 Summer Movement Institute [SMI]REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!SMI- July 8th-28th Come Learn To Move The Fagan Way!Join us for three exciting weeks at Garth Fagan Dance. 

  • Students age 13 and up will learn the philosophy and intricacies of this contemporary movement led by Garth Fagan dance company members.

  • Students will experience the Fagan Technique, Composition, and Repertory through instruction in 4 classes per day, 5 days per week.  

Looking to apply to for our scholarships? Click HERE. For more information or questions please contact Norlene Remollata at 585-454-3260 or



Click HERE to support GARTH FAGAN DANCE!

Take a leap and join the wave of individuals dedicated to supporting the Arts and the cultural legacy of Garth Fagan Dance!

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