Massachusetts Academy of Ballet

Massachusetts Academy of Ballet

When Charles and Rose Flachs decided transition out of successful careers as professional ballet dancers, they wanted to settle down in western New England. The Flachs found a mill building in Holyoke leasing space and knew it would be the perfect spot for a dance...
Making It Here: Dance Instructor

Making It Here: Dance Instructor

With popular shows like Dancing with Stars and America’s Ballroom Challenge, people’s interest in learning how to dance has skyrocketed. That’s where Christine Shellquist comes in; she is a professional dance instructor and trainer. Producer Dave Fraser caught up with...

Amherst Ballet

Amherst Ballet is celebrating it’s 40th anniversary with a series of special events. We’ll hear more about the celebration from acting Executive Director, Sueann Townsend, who also reflects on the school’s history and shares her passion for the art of ballet. Amherst...

Jacob’s Pillow 80th Anniversary

Jacob’s Pillow is  lauded as a “hub and mecca of dancing” by TIME Magazine. “The Pillow,” located in Becket, is a 163-acre National Historic Landmark and home to America’s longest-running international dance festival. Carrie Saldo...

PBS Fall Arts Festival

Guest: John Wilson, Senior Vice President and Chief TV Programming Executive John Wilson, Senior VP and Chief TV Programming Executive will join us via Skype interview to discuss the “PBS Arts Fall Festival” airing this fall on Friday evenings....

Square Dance Caller

Gloria Vivier of Granby, Quabbin Valley Twirler Square Dance Club caller, will be our guest to discuss how she discovered square dancing and the dance events that take place in our region. Additional Info: Quabbin Valley Twirlers SDC Gloria Vivier...