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Introductory Program
3 lessons
(2 private, 1 group)
*may be purchased as a gift*
good for singles or couples
first time students only
one per household / couple
Not to be combined with any other offer

2838 Old Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
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Kevin McHugh - director / counselor

Kevin has been a certified instructor in Hamden since 1993, a certified master instructor since 2000 and became the Franchisee of the Hamden studio in 2008. Prior to Ballroom, he worked professionally in musical theatre for 12 years. He has a a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with a double major in Theatre and Voice. Past endeavors include serving as soloist for the Starlight Swing Orchestra, singing jingles for HBO, and choreographing for VH1.

David Hintz - specialist / teacher

Dave has been an instructor with Arthur Murray Dance Studios since 2002 and in the Hamden location since 2004. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications and plays four musical instruments. Dave has also been a swim instructor, a reader for the blind and can occasionally be seen doing stand-up comedy in CT and New York City.

Robyn Gutheil - style and technique instructor

Robyn has been dancing nearly her entire life. In addition to Ballroom she has studied and taught ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and modern dance. She holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Economics as well as a Juris Doctorate from Quinnipiac University School of Law. Robyn originally joined the Arthur Murray Staff in 1999.

Christopher Blotney - specialist / teacher

In addition to dancing Christopher enjoys participating in many other sports. Softball, swimming, rollerblading and skim boarding to name a few. He has taught swimming, is certified in CPR, and also works as a lifeguard. Besides being a sports enthusiast he also plays the trumpet. Christopher joined Arthur Murray Hamden in 2010.

Shaina Stanley - specialist / teacher

Shaina joined Arthur Murray Hamden in the spring of 2011. In addition to dancing at the studio she has been assistant choreographer for the stage. She is no stranger to the music side of things. Shaina is a trained classical singer, which enables her to bring a certain musical understanding to any lesson as well as a knowledge of performance to any student that is interested in exhibition dancing.
$200 value -70% savings