Saturday, March 04, 2006

Ballroom Dance Lesson Offering

OACF is happy to announce that Mr. Fu Xijun is offering Ballroom Dance lessons to OACF community members.

Mr. Fu was born in Qingdao, China and began his dance training at the distinguished Beijing Dance Academy at age 12. He then joined the Central Ballet of China at age 18 and became principal dancer at age 19. Mr. Fu won third price in the Male Solo Division in the first National Ballet Competition of China and was invited to appear in the PBS special, “Dance for Two Countries”. Mr. Fu left China in 1985 to become a guest artist in a cultural Exchange program with Ballet De Santiago, Chile. In 1988 Fu was asked to join the Cincinnati Ballet. He and his wife Fang Li left China to establish residence in Ohio. In 1994, Mr. Fu became artistic director of Lexington Ballet and later, he Co-founded Kentucky Ballet Theatre where he served as an artistic director for six years. In 1996, Mr. Fu and his wife started a new adventure producing and distributing their own ballet product line-Fuzi International.

The schedule for the Ballroom dance class:

Every Saturday at 2.30 p.m., one hour class. There is a total of six lessons from March 11th (Saturday) to April 15th (Saturday) at Johansen's ballet school in downtown Olympia.

The fee for the class is $85 per couple for all six lessons.

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Fu at 786-0225.

Thank you.

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