Gasper's School Of Dance
Dance School in Fargo, ND
With over one hundred years of combined professional experience performing and teaching theatre and dance and a 30-year reputation as Fargo-Moorhead's premier dance educators, Kathy and Eddie Gasper unveil Gasper's School of Dance and Performing Arts, the home of FM Ballet. GSDPA was set up to foster the growth of the Red River Valley's artistic community and educate the artistic specialists of tomorrow. All classes of Gasper's School of Dance's state-of-the-art facility will be taught by specialists from Broadway, major dance firms, and noted universities around the globe.
read moreThe mission of Gasper's School of Dance is to provide the community of the Fargo-Moorhead area with dance and theatrical training of the highest quality in a healthy, nurturing and passionate environment, where you can grow as a performing artist. Gasper's School of Dance & Performing Arts (GSDPA), founded by dance and performing legends, Kathy and Eddie Gasper, was unveiled in 2005. Kathy and Eddie have over 100 years combined experience, training that they instilled into their dance teachers and the next generations of dancers.
read moreOur performance division is made up of dancers who are seeking more performance opportunities, as well as working on their technique in a group as well as an individual dancer. Do you love performing and want as many opportunities as possible? The Grande Division dancers are required to take more technique classes to maintain team status. These dancers also perform at more competitions and have more repertoire for the season. Our Demi division is a great introductory to Performance Dance and competitions.
Gasper's School of Dance
read moreFargo-Moorhead Ballet is a regional professional dance company recognized and respected nationally for its original choreography, employment of quality artists, and the continuing creative development of the company's educational and outreach programming. FM Ballet presents a multidisciplinary repertoire from ballet, jazz, moderns, and tap, under artistic direction of Matt Gasper. Find out how you can get involved.
read moreTo keep everyone safe and on the same understanding of our policies, we require non-studio dancers or participants to fill out a studio waiver of liability. This must be filled out if you are taking a workshop, trying a class, camp, or intensive. Please download and bring with or stop by our Front Desk upon arrival. If a dancer or participant is under 18 years of age, we ask that their parent or guardian be present to sign the form, or the participant may bring the downloaded copy with their parent or guardian's signature.
read moreAs you may have heard, at the end of August 2015 we lost a beloved part of our studio family and company, Eddie Gasper. Eddie was a founder of Gasper's School of Dance & Peforming Arts, the FMBallet Company, as well as the founder or big contributor to many other organizations in the Fargo-Moorhead Area including Red River Dance & Performing Arts (1978 - 1995), Trollwood Performing Arts (1981-1991), and Minnesota State University, Moorhead (to name a few). Legacy: the Eddie Gasper Dance Tribute will dazzle you with choreography by the late Eddie Gasper (1929 - 2015) and restaged by his son Matthew Gasper and alumni dancer Patrick Kasper.