Monday, June 22, 2009

America's Next Top Model -- Casting Call!

Attention all lovely ladies! If you think you've got the chops to compete on Cycle 14 of America's Next Top Model, head on down to Merrimack Hall on Wednesday, July 8 to audition in front of casting agents from the CW series!

You can find all audition/eligibility information on The CW official website. We're so excited to host this event, and look forward to seeing you strut your stuff here next Wednesday!

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Sneak Peek of Sunday's Recital

Check out this sneak peek video of last night's Dance Your Dreams! Spring Recital dress rehearsal onstage here at Merrimack Hall.

Don't forget ... their recital is Sunday at 4:00 and tickets are only $15. All proceeds will benefit the Dance Your Dreams! program. There will also be performances from other local arts groups like the Alabama Youth Ballet, Heidi Knight School of Dance, Huntsville High School Show Choir, plus a special guest to present the DYD children with trophies!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Summer fun!

There is so much happening this summer at Merrimack Hall! We have our D.Y.D. Spring Recital this weekend D.Y.D. Spring Recital 2009 and master classes with Chris Tyler and Jenny Belsito, along with an OPEN CALL audition with DDO Talent Agency Master Classes and Audition!!, not to mention the exciting new dance classes we are offering! Zumba, a fast-paced latin-infused dance workout that is actually fun! Come join the fun for only $10 a class! It's every Wednesday at 6pm. On Thursdays, Hayley Smith is offering a Jazz Technique class for those advanced dancers who want to keep moving over the summer. Jazz Technique is every Thursday at 6pm for $10 a class! Both Zumba and Jazz Technique are offered through June 30th. In July, we are welcoming our first annual Camp Merrimack, a week long day camp for the arts! Camp Merrimack is open to children with special needs across the Tennessee Valley.Camp Merrimack! Stay tuned for two very exciting programming announcements this summer!!

Monday, June 8, 2009

Bake Sale for Dance Your Dreams!

We need your help! Merrimack Hall is having its first-ever Bake Sale on Sunday, June 14 after the Dance Your Dreams! Recital to raise money for the program. We need volunteers to bake items for the sale! All items must be baked and returned to us the morning of the June 14.

If you are interested in baking an item for the sale, please e-mail Austin Jenkins at We will provide you with the necessary supplies and mix to make your delicious treats!