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Ms. Sherri Davis

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Director

Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts
Georgia Academy of Dance
P.O. Box 3163
Peachtree City , Georgia 30269
United States

Company Description: Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts offers a Dance Team Prep Program led by professional instructors of GAD & the Performing Arts and will incorporate...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Owner
    The Dancer's Boutique

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Georgia Dance Theatre
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Web References
Georgia Academy of Dance - Director Sherri Davis
gadance.webpossystem.com, 11 June 2008 [cached]
Sherri Davis
Director of Georgia Academy of Dance &
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As founder and director of Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts, Sherri Davis exudes her passion for dance through teaching students who desire to learn the joy of movement.With a combined total of over 20 years experience as a professional dancer, choreographer and dance educator, Ms. Davis has taken her professional training and performed and promoted her art form in a variety of genres such as opera, theater, and classical ballet.
At the age of 14, Ms. Davis received a full, resident scholarship to the Tidewater Ballet Association of Virginia.Additionally, she trained with Mississippi Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet of New York, and the Pennsylvania Ballet.During her training, she was a full scholarship recipient of the School of American Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet, and the Pennsylvania Ballet.After performing the lead in Swan Lake, Ms. Davis was one of two students to be personally presented a scholarship from Mr. Leon Danieleon, former director of American Ballet Theatre of New York.
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Ms. Davis received some of her training from such distinguished and legendary dance mentors as Lupe' Serrano, Patricia Sorrell, Patricia McBride, Patricia Wilde, Colleen Neary, and the late Gene Hammett.
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Ms. Davis has performed with Georgia Dance Theatre, Richmond Ballet, Lee Harper Contemporary Company, and various companies and venues throughout the South.Additionally, Ms. Davis has been a guest performer with the Virginia Opera, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and the Atlanta Symphony under the direction of Robert Shaw.
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As a choreographer, Ms. Davis has experienced critical acclaim for some dynamic and innovative works such as Adam and Eve - The Garden, Angels, Frampton - The Rock Ballet, Peter Pan, Romeo & Juliet, and the full length ballet authored by Ms. Davis, The Growing Up of Annabell Potts.
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Believing that dance can bring courage, perseverance, and self-esteem to any child, Ms. Davis strives to offer a positive environment for her students and professional staff.It is her goal to develop each child to achieve his/her highest potential.To help attain this goal, she established the non-profit company, Georgia Dance Theatre, in 1990, to offer an avenue for those who are interested in pursuing a more serious place in dance.In 1997, Ms. Davis established Georgia Dance Theatre Professional Company, for those continuing their dance careers on a professional level.In 2006, Ms. Davis established Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts , to include additional forms of art education , dance, music and drama.
Dance Theatre Auditions in Peachtree City and Newnan, Georgia by the Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts
gadance.com, 20 Mar 2014 [cached]
For additional information contact Sherri Davis at gdt@gadance.com
Policies and Tuition at the Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts
gadance.com, 20 Mar 2014 [cached]
Re-enrollment is not allowed after February.Withdrawal forms are at front desk or send email to info@gadance.com - attention Sherri Davis. ou will receive a response - if you do not receive a response we did not receive the email. If a refund is due then it will take a minimum of 4 weeks to process. f your child is not having a positive experience at GAD please communicate with Director, Sherri Davis - it is our goal to produce healthy, happy, educated dancers!
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15) Communication - GAD's Director, Sherri Davis, encourages open communication. Please contact her immediately if there are any concerns or suggestions in order to ensure that your child has a positive experience at GAD. Call the main office at (770) 631-3128 or email her at sherri@gadance.com.
In addition, our Director, Sherri ...
gadance.com, 20 Mar 2014 [cached]
In addition, our Director, Sherri Davis, received a full scholarship and trained with the Joffrey Ballet School during her professional training. She is very excited to be able to extend the same opportunities for the students of GAD & the Performing Arts.
Sherri Davis, Director of Dance Classes and Instruction in Peachtree City and Newnan, Georgia by the Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts
gadance.com, 2 Feb 2007 [cached]
Sherri Davis - Director of Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts
As founder and director of Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts, Sherri Davis exudes her passion for dance & the performing arts through teaching aspiring artists who desire to learn the joy of movement. With a combined total of over 30 years experience as a professional dancer, choreographer and dance educator, Ms. Davis has taken her professional training and experience and promoted her art form in a variety of genres such as opera, theater, classical ballet and the contemporary. She currently oversees the dance classes and instruction at the Academy's locations in Peachtree City and Newnan, Georgia.
At the age of 13, Ms. Davis received a full, residential scholarship to the Tidewater Ballet Association of Virginia. Additionally, she trained with Mississippi Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet of New York, School of American Ballet of New York, and the Pennsylvania Ballet. During her training, she was a full scholarship recipient of the School of American Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet, and the Pennsylvania Ballet. After performing the role of Odile in Swan Lake, Ms. Davis was one of only two dancers at the Academy personally presented with a scholarship to the American Ballet Theatre School from former director Leon Danielean.
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Ms. Davis received some of her training from such distinguished and legendary dance mentors as Lupe' Serrano, Patricia Sorrell, Patricia McBride, Patricia Wilde, Colleen Neary, Susan Borree, Teresa Martinez, Lee Harper and Gene Hammett.
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Additionally, Ms. Davis has been a guest artist with the Virginia Opera, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and the Atlanta Symphony under the direction of Robert Shaw.
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As Artistic Director, Ms. Davis has re-staged and choreographed such full length ballets as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, La Bayadere, Le Corsaire, Swan Lake, Coppelia, La Fille Mal Gardee, Romeo & Juliet, Don Quixote and A Midsummer Night's Dream. As choreographer, Ms. Davis has created original works for the stage with critical acclaim. These works include her original full length ballets such as Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland and The Three Musketeers. In the 2011-2012 season Ms. Davis presented the world premiere of her original full-length ballet West Side Story - to a sold out audience. In addition, in the 2012-2013 season Ms. Davis created her original version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame to a sold out audience. Ms. Davis has also written and produced the original full length ballet - The Growing of Annabell Potts - a story of a young girl growing up in the south with the knowledge of war soon approaching her peaceful homeland.
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As a contemporary choreographer Ms. Davis has created original contemporary works such as Trio, Angels, The Rock Ballet and Resurgam as well as producing 23 seasons of contemporary and early childhood productions for Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts.
Believing that dance can bring courage, perseverance, and self-esteem to any child, Ms. Davis strives to offer a positive environment for her students and professional staff. It is her goal to develop each child to achieve his/her highest potential. To help attain this goal, she established the non-profit company, Georgia Dance Theatre, in 1990, to offer an avenue for those who are interested in pursuing a more serious place in dance. This scholarship program provides over $125,000 annually to educate serious and talented dancers as well as providing an arts education to the community. For its excellence this performing company has received funding from such prominent organizations as Fayette County Endowment Committee, Georgia Council of the Arts and various businesses and individuals in the community. Ms. Davis has been commended by the Georgia Council of the Arts for her experience and for upholding artistic standards in the arts. Students of Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts and Georgia Dance Theatre have received scholarships, acceptances and invitations to join professional companies all over the United States and abroad. Additionally students have received scholarships to prominent colleges and universities and chosen to further their performing arts career as teachers and choreographers, many of whom now work within the school and company founded by Ms. Davis 23 years ago.
In 1996, Ms. Davis established Georgia Dance Theatre Professional Company, for those continuing their dance careers on a professional level.
In 2006, Ms. Davis extended Georgia Academy of Dance into Georgia Academy of Dance & the Performing Arts - to include additional forms of art education. (Est. 1990) Currently the Academy offers dance classes, dance instruction, dance lessons, piano lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, woodwind lessons, performances, summer dance camps, and dance related equipment and costume rentals.
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