Current Classes/Workshops

Registration is year round, so any time is a great time to join us in the Arts Center!

CLICK HERE for summer 2021 brochure.
CLICK HERE for year-round brochure.
CLICK HERE to register online.

Need more info or assistance? Give us a call at 935-2726 or email morgan@foajonesboro.org.

THIS SUMMER!

Ages 7-18 join us this summer in the Arts Center with special master guest instructors!
Stephanie Thibeault holds her M.F.A. in Dance from the University of Maryland and a B.F.A. in Dance from Southwest Missouri State University. She worked in the Washington, DC/Baltimore area, as a professional dancer, choreographer, and dance educator, before serving as a dance faculty member at several institutions, including University of Maryland, Dickinson College, and Wichita State University. She danced professionally for Kinetics Dance Theatre, and as a founding member of SURGE Dance Company of Baltimore. Thibeault has performed and presented work in New York, Baltimore, Oklahoma City, Washington, DC; Lisbon, Portugal, and many other cities, large and small. In addition to working with such fine choreographers as Deborah Hay, Joe Goode and Doug Varone, she has also had the pleasure of performing with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Parsons Dance Company. Her teaching and choreography have taken her from the U.S. East Coast to Canada and Europe, and from the American Midwest to Hawaii and Taiwan. In 2013, Thibeault toured her choreographic work to NYC and Baltimore as the inaugural endeavor of her TeeBoDans project. Stephanie Thibeault is Associate Professor of Dance at UA Little Rock, which offers a B.F.A. in Dance Performance.

Originally from Montana, Thom Yzaguirre began his formal dance training at Minnesota Dance Theatre and School. Thom trained in both ballet and modern dance, and worked his way up from student to Company 2 dancer. Thom went on to receive scholarships with the Tidewater Ballet Academy, Milwaukee Ballet, Joffrey Ballet and the School of American Ballet. Among his many teachers were Bonnie Mathis, Gene K. Hammett, Susan Borree, Robert Joffrey, Michael Bjerknes, Stephen Jenkins and Elaine Thomas. He has danced professionally with Duluth Bal-let, Ballet Arizona, as a soloist with Louisville Ballet and as a principal with Nevada Dance Theatre and Nashville Ballet. He has worked with a variety of directors including Loyce Houlton, Vassili Sulich and Janek Schergen. He has also danced a wide range of choreography by a host of dance masters including Antony Tudor, George Balanchine, Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Gra-ham Lustig, Paul Vasterling and Choo San-Goh. Mr. Yzaguirre has been a guest teacher for the Tidewater Ballet Academy, the Academy of Nevada Dance Theatre, the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts, Nashville Bal-let, Tennessee Association of Dance and Ballet of Theatre Arts. He current-ly lives in Nashville and is the director of the ballet program at Franklin School of Performing Arts. Thom

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