Arcadia High School
Dance (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced & Company)
Mrs. Puddy has been teaching at Arcadia since 2014. Puddy's training began over 25 years ago in Ballet and Jazz and eventually took her to NYC to study Modern under Tisch residencies. In 2002, Puddy worked with Rob Marshall (Director of Chicago) and performed for Chita Rivera at the Kennedy Center Honors. After training and performing in NYC, LA, and D.C., she later moved on to receive her Masters of Fine Arts in Dance & Choreography at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Puddy went on to become a Master Teacher with Giordano Jazz Dance Center. She teaches and choreographs across the Valley and trains dancers and non-dancers in the S.E.E.D. Method (Strengthen, Elongate, and Exercise through Dance). Puddy has been involved with other dance programs in Arizona including: Leading Experts Advancing Professionals, AzDEO, NDEO, Dance and Health Together, and Arizona Dance Coalition.
Classroom Phone: 480-484-6300 x5360
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