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"A Time to Dance"
Annual Dance Recital
Friday, June 2nd and Saturday June 3rd, 2017
Giles County High School
6:00pm
Admission $8.00

Tickets available at the door

Summer Semester 2017– June 12-July 20
Monday 4:30pm-5:30pm – 7-9 years
$65 for semester
Monday 5:30pm-6:00pm 3-4 years
$50 for semester
Thursday 4:00pm-5:00pm – 9 and up
$65 per semester
Thursday 5:00pm-6:00pm 5-6 years
$65 per semester
Monday and Thursday – 6:00pm-8:00pm Advanced Dancers Technique and Pointe
$15 per week

Summer Dance Camp – July 10-13 – 9:00am-Noon
Dance, Theater, and Modeling –
Age 6 & up - $80

(931) 363 - 7181 pulaskipac@gmail.com

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Our Teachers

Sandy Slayton-Mavrotheris

Sandy is the owner and director of Pulaski Performing Arts Center. Sandy teaches all levels of dance classes at PPAC. Sandy began her training at the young age of 3 in Bury St. Edmunds, England. She received the highest award possible by the Imperial Society of dancing at the age of 10. Upon moving to the United States, she has been trained in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, and Alabama. She began her teacher training in Little Rock, Arkansas with Sally Riggs at Studio One at the age of 13. Sandy has been trained in the arts of ballet, tap and jazz, and trained to teach all three. She danced competitively as a soloist in Arkansas and Illinois. In 1989, Sandy became involved with the Giles Heritage Theatre, and decided to open the Pulaski Performing Arts Center. While at GHT she sang, acted, and danced in over 25 productions. She has choreographed many musicals at GHT such as "Camelot," "Carousel," "The Music Man," "Jesus Christ Superstar," and "My Fair Lady." Sandy was the choreographer for Martin Methodist College's show choir Daybreak for 14 years. While at MMC she choreographed "Godspell," "Cotton Patch Gospel" and several other musicals. She also choreographed "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" for the Lynnville Area Arts Association. Sandy is active at Southern Tennessee Area Arts Center (STAAR) with directing and choreographing shows. She directed and choreographed “Footloose,” “Aladdin,” “Wizard of Oz,” and “Little Mermaid,” and “The Miracle Worker” to name a few. She also starred as Patsy Cline in “Always Patsy” Recently, she choreographed “High School Musical,” and “Jungle Book.” Through the years, Sandy has choreographed many award winning competition dances for PPAC's dance companies. Sandy is a member of First Baptist Church, Pulaski where she enjoys being a substitute teacher in the children’s Sunday School classes. She has a B.S. in Business Administration and is a personal fitness trainer. Sandy and her husband, Micah Mavrotheris, have two sons, Hub and Nick. They live on their family’s farm in the Prospect community.

Abby Bell

Abby Bell is a 2016 graduate of Martin Methodist College and teaches 1st grade at Pulaski Elementary School. Abby has been dancing at PPAC since she was three. She was a student and assistant teacher for eight years, and has taught predance and prek classes for the past two years. This year Abby will be teaching predance, prek, and K/1 classes. Abby is very involved with the children’s department at New Zion Baptist Church. She is the daughter of Fred and Lea Bell of Pulaski and has an older sister, Abby and a younger brother, Nic.

Cate Pride

Cate Pride has been a student at Pulaski Performing Arts Center for 14 years. She has been assisting with dance classes and training to teach for two years. This year Cate will be teaching her own predance and prek classes. Cate is a Senior at Giles County High School. She held the position of Drum Major for the Giles County High School Marching Band for two years. She was also a member of Color Guard and Winter Guard. She is an Honors Student and an officer in Student Council. She is a member of Future Business Leaders of America and the French Club. Cate has participated in several productions at Southern Tennessee Area Arts Repertory (STAAR) including “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “The Wizard of Oz.” She has done volunteer work at The Growing Tree teaching dance during the summer months. She is a member of First United Methodist Church Pulaski where she is active with the youth group and summer programs. Cate is the daughter of Cindy and Will Pride of Pulaski. She has two sisters, Claire and Case. Cate plans to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree in Dance Education.