Tag Archives: Mary Beth Loewen

Next Step Dance continues teaching through a “digital dance studio”

K-12 classes have moved online, and with them, extracurriculars are going virtual too. For more than a month, Next Step Dance in Kodiak has hosted a “digital dance studio” through Zoom, to keep almost 300 young students practicing choreography from home. Mary Beth Loewen teaches a ballet class via video conference. (Photo courtesy Mary Beth Loewen) Mary Beth Loewen has …

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Next Step Dance Kodiak to hold showcase

Ballet shoes. (Photo by Lolo K. / Flickr) Kayla Desroches/KMXT Next Step Dance Kodiak is preparing for its first performance under its new name and leadership. Mary Beth Loewen took over in June and her students will demonstrate some of their progress at its winter showcase on Saturday. “Mostly I’m just always impressed by how quickly our kids can learn …

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Little School of Dance Owner and Director Retires

Molly Brodie. Courtesy of Molly Brodie Kayla Desroches/KMXT The owner and director of the Little School of Dance retired this weekend after more than 20 years with the company. Molly Brodie says when she first moved to Kodiak in 1994, she taught at a couple of different dance studios, but soon took over the Little School of Dance. Back then, …

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