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Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet Company
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In 2005, Kathy Schultz started ...
In 2005, Kathy Schultz started teaching dance lessons to eight students in her Shell Beach garage.
Now her business, more recently in Arroyo Grande, has grown to more than 300 students and expanded into a 7,600-square-foot facility in Grover Beach.
The pair invested $200,000 in the new location, Schultz
Parents dont want children to not have art in their lives, Schultz
said, about how the school has flourished while arts instruction is being cut from public school offerings.
Coastal Dance and Music Academy
now has 29 part-time faculty and staff members, and has expanded offerings ranging from dance to music, voice and theater.
started the school to create a supportive, noncompetitive atmosphere for students to dance.
She has a masters degree in education, and Behnke has a bachelors degree in child development, and both have taught at the Academy of Dance in San Luis Obispo.
It is home of the nonprofit group Coastal Chamber Youth Ballet Company, also founded by Schultz and Behnke, with artistic director Molly McKiernan.
The Civic Ballet Executive Director
Native Californian and longtime San Luis Obispo resident, Kathy Schultz has been involved with the Civic Ballet of San Luis Obispo for more than 12 years and Executive Director since 1994.Not only does she run the day-to-day operations of the Civic Ballet but also serves as Stage and Production Manager for all performances.
Always a supporter of the Arts, Kathy
has found a way to combine her
Masters Degree in Education and her
love of dance by making time to teach with the Outreach Dance Program through the Children's Creative project of San Luis Obispo to local elementary schools.She also teaches at the Academy of Dance. Kathy
and husband, Brad, are the extremely proud parents of two children, Elisa and Tara.
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