Chance to Dance update, September 2020:
For safety reasons, we are only offering one on one lessons at this time (no group classes).
For families who are able, we are accepting contributions to help sustain the costs of this program.
About the program
Under the umbrella of the nonprofit Studio 878 Trust established by Naomi Turner, Adam in Chatham offers this program - Chance to Dance. The program subsidized by grants and charitable donations.
Generally, the pursuit of ballroom training is prohibitively expensive. It not only requires private training with a true professional, but dance shoes for growing feet, regulation dance wear, competition fees, and travel expenses. Adam in Chatham and Studio 878 Trust are helping to provide all of the above for young students, many of whom have extremely limited financial
You can make a difference
Help us share the joy of ballroom dance with deserving young people in our community!
Under the umbrella of the non-profit Studio 878 Trust directed by Naomi Turner, Adam in Chatham is able to offer this program,. Chance to Dance is supported by grants and charitable donations. In addition to dance lessons, the program covers the cost of dance shoes, regulation dance wear, costuming, and all fees associated with competition.
The kids, their families, and our entire dance family thank you for supporting us in whatever way you can – as we continue to do our work in strengthening the community through dance.
The benefits of ballroom dance for young people include:
Promotes health and well-being
Fosters community and teamwork
Develops social skills
Creates a sense of community
Offers access to a competitive yet safe environment
Provides a platform for exercising dedication and commitment
MAKE A TAX-DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUtiON
Supported in part by
American Tent and Table
Anchor Inn Hotel, Provincetown
Anita Harris and Carol Lewis
Carol and Dave Penfield
Carolyn Phillips and Stephen Burwick
Chatham Merchants Association
Charles A Frates III
Chris and Sarah Rhinesmith
Daniel and Deborah Foley
David Cox of Droning Provincetown
Earle and Dorothy Beaton
Gail Rundlett, Commonwealth Classic
Gregory Heyl and Eric Riley
Henri and June Rauschenbach in honor of Yongjun Song
Janet and Gerald Carrus Foundation
Janine and Richard Perry
Joan Preston, in memory of Patricia Salmon
Joyce and Robert Angelelli
Julia and Mark Casady and the One Step Forward Foundation
Loris Van Lare
Lyn Wilkinson, The Pilates School
Marc and Dawna Nocera of the Eastern United States Dancesport Championships
Margaret M. McCarthy
Mike and Margaret Tompsett
Naomi Turner and David Veach
Norah Dale Allen and Jim Reid
Olivia Pfleger (student who donated back her competition prize money!)
Pat Toalson and Kate Mitchell
Patricia A Moynihan and James J Moynihan
Richard Costello in memory of Wendy Wade Costello
Rick and Donna Morris
Rosanne Annoni and Richard E Hunt
Ruth and John Fleischman
Ryan Kenner Photography
Stephania and James McClennen
Stephen S Daniel and Mary Beth Daniel
Susan and Roger Carroll
Thomas and Madonna Hitchner
Tom and Deena Saidneway of Commonwealth Classic
Tony and Tricia Ares in memory of Elaine Chase
Tracy & Bill O'Neill
Women's Club of Chatham
Yu Lan Lin
Chance to Dance is also supported by the Chatham and Massachusetts Cultural Councils.
Adam in Chatham's CHANCE to DANCE Youth Ballroom Scholarship Program operates under the umbrella of Studio 878, a non profit 501(c)(3) organization.