Students pictured from the studio’s preschool program are Sydney Anderson, Emily Marsh and Taylor Tarlton. Photo provided.
Students pictured from the studio’s preschool program are Sydney Anderson, Emily Marsh and Taylor Tarlton. Photo provided.
Debra Collier’s School of Dance is kicking off a new season of dance with an open house Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Families can enjoy free classes, performances by Class Act Dance Troupe, and visit vendors from other local, family-friendly businesses.
Representatives from companies such as Baker Youth Club, thirty-one, MudLOVE Pottery, On The Grow, The Crazy-Day Gourmet, Younique Products and tg’s Frozen Yogurt will be available.   
“We have been a part of Warsaw for more than 35 years,” explained studio owner Deb Collier. “We are invested in our community and wanted an event that would bring together other local businesses that share the same commitment.”   
Children ages 3 to 5 can enjoy free ballet classes with the studio’s enchanted princess and “Intro to Dance” classes will be available for ages 6 and up. Kosciusko Literacy Services will be giving away free children’s books and The Silver Tongue will have their food truck set up at the event. Face painting and drawings for prizes from Indiana Antique Company, Tastefully Simple, Family Video, American Table, the dance school and more will be available. The Kosciusko County Sherriff’s Department also will be onsite distributing Child Identification Kits.
According to a press release from the dance studio, “Debra Collier’s School of Dance provides the area’s most highly trained team of instructors teaching in a state-of-the-art facility. With a passion for developing students as people, not just dancers, along with a deep and long-term commitment to the Warsaw community, Debra Collier’s truly believes it’s about more than dance. Whether a student enrolls simply for the pure joy of the dance experience or aspires to a career in dance,Collier’s strives to provide the opportunity for every student to reach his/her goals.”
Registration for the studio’s annual session is open for ages 1-1/2 to adult. For more information, call the school at 574-267-7055 or visit the website at collierdance.com