New Dance Studio Opens in Flatbush

Brooklyn’s venerable Cynthia King Dance Studio will celebrate the grand opening of its newly built dance center in Flatbush with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, June 10 at 6:00 PM. Please join Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Council Member Mathieu Eugene and other community leaders, elected officials and special guests to toast the Studio’s spacious new home.

Cynthia King Dance Studio, a 12-year Brooklyn institution offering dance training to children aged 2 and up, is celebrate the grand opening of its second Brooklyn location, now in Flatbush, at 21 Snyder Avenue, between Flatbush and Bedford Avenues. The venerable studio will celebrate the grand opening of its newly built dance center in Flatbush with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Tuesday, June 10 at 6:00 p.m..

“Dance enlivens us all. We dance to communicate, celebrate, improve our bodies and explore artistic impulses. Through consistent practice, we gain the most valuable life skills—discipline, self-control and confidence,” said Director Cynthia King. “We’ve been proudly serving Brooklyn families for 12 years on Prospect Avenue. We are so excited to have built our new flagship studio in Flatbush, where we’ll reach many more dancers and have a grand space for classes, events and performances”

“I am proud to celebrate this special occasion with friends, neighbors, dancers, activists and community leaders. They all have helped us stay committed to changing lives through dance with disciplined training and creative exploration,” added Cynthia King.

King is a long-time community activist and supporter of a number of local civic and educational organizations that benefit children and the dance community in Brooklyn. She has received citations for her outstanding leadership in the arts, business and community activism, including the Committee for Effective Leadership Award in 2011, a Proclamation from the New York City Council and a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Congressman Eliot Engel. King has been credited by the New York Department of Education with developing “one of the most comprehensive dance programs in the district.” Devoted to the humane treatment of animals, King is also creator of Cynthia King Vegan Ballet Slippers, the only cruelty-free dance slipper company in the world, which are sold at both studio locations as well as online.

A vital part of Brooklyn’s rich dance culture since 2002, Cynthia King Dance Studio promotes traditional dance training and innovative live performance. The CKDS curriculum embraces classical to emerging styles, inspiring dancers to strive for both technical excellence and meaningful artistry. Students experience real-world performance opportunities, participating in numerous local events as well as a stunning annual series of CKDS dance concerts staged in professional venues. CKDS prioritizes individual attention, innovative performance and community involvement to create a unique and personally rewarding experience for all of its dancers and their families.

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