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We’re Still Dancing! Student classes live-streaming on ZOOM!


Southold has extended the suspension of in-studio classes and activities through the remainder of the spring semester May 16.


Our faculty will continue to bring live-stream classes for creative/primary-ballet — level VIII to help dancers keep up their technique and conditioning. Classes are free to any student who was enrolled at Southold at the time of the March 13 closure.


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Free Community Ballet Class Streaming on Facebook and Instagram


In an effort to keep the community safe and happy as well as to continue promoting the arts, Southold is streaming FREE Instagram and Facebook LIVE series. Join our Beginner/Intermediate Ballet Barre and Stretch class Saturdays from noon–1p.m., taught by faculty member Fiona Cameron-Martin. You don’t need to be a dancer or have previous training. All you need is some space to move around and something to hold onto for support!

This class will help you be active, and leave you feeling lengthened and strong!

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John Krsul, Jr. presents Pokagon Grant to Southold

Kohn Krsul, Jr., Interim Executive Director of The Pokagon Fund, stopped by Southold's Summer Intensive on June 17 to present a check to Calin Radulescu, artistic director, and Diana Green, director of operations. Southold Dance Theater is grateful for our partnership with The Pokagon Fund. The generosity of this fund allows Southold to share the magic of the Nutcracker with the Harbor Country Community. 



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Southold Dancer, Paul Zusi, was awarded 1st place in the Senior Men’s Classical category and 3rd place in the Senior Men’s Contemporary category at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) semi-finals in Indianapolis. Paul was invited to attend the final round of competition in New York, one of 550 dancers that were selected from a total field of 12,000. At the Finals competition, there is a very important aspect of scholarships and contract offers from professional companies around the country and the world. Several companies were very interested in Paul.  He was offered the following opportunities: a Studio Company contract with Sarasota Ballet, a Studio Company contract with Alberta Ballet (Canada), a full tuition scholarship trainee position with the San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, Colorado Ballet, Ballet West and Orlando Ballet. Paul will spent the summer dancing at Boston Ballet’s Summer Intensive and was promoted to Boston Ballet 2.

Southold is very proud of Paul Zusi’s accomplishments and we wish him well as he pursues his dream as a professional dancer.

Southold Brings Home the Following Awards
from Youth America Grand Prix 2019

First Place Senior Classical

Paul Zusi

Third Place Senior Contemporary

Paul Zusi

Third Place Senior Classical

Ben Zusi

Top 12 Junior Classical
Suzanne Nickell

Southold’s ensembles, Bubble Wrap and Conversations, were invited to

the NYC Finals!

Congratulations 2019 YAGP Participants!

Fionna Barber, Grace Brennan, Ellie Curtis, Hannah Gregor, Megan
Gregor, Ashlyn Hammond, Maggie Harold, Ainsley Hennel, Jillian
Henning, Lauren Holloman, Kylie Hyson, Trinity Koch, Olenka Krostenko,
Arryngton Ladd, Alexis Metoyer, Brieann Neill, Suzanne Nickell, Brigid
Reilly, Olivia Ritschard, Mia Sheppard, Maddalena Stroik, Angela
Thomas, Theresa Thomas, Nina Widerquist, Teagan Wright,
Isabelle Yoder, Ben Zusi, Julia Zusi and Paul Zusi

Southold Remembers Scott Osthimer

The Southold family mourns the loss of Scott Osthimer on June 3, 2019.  Scott was a dedicated Southold Dance Theater performer, supporter and board member for many years.  His last performance with Southold was the role of Von Rothbart in Swan Lake.  He is remembered as a kind soul who enjoyed working with the Southold dancers and they with him.

Our condolences go to Scott’s family.  May you find comfort knowing that he was loved and respected by the Southold family. 

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