About the Artist
Sharyn Farrell is a professional dancer and performing arts instructor. Sharyn Farrell, co-founder of The Bee Happy Co. and founder of its subsidiary, Dancealife Productions has specialized in the field of dance and performing arts for over 17 years. Ms. Farrell teaches ballroom, line dance and flash mobs for schools and communities nationwide. She has trained in professional studios and with master instructors Michele Evans, Robert Royston, Erik Novoa and more. In addition, she incorporates many dynamics of stage and film into her instruction, inspiring unique and creative expression which brings happiness and fun to every classroom – suitable for all ages and abilities.
Sharyn Farrell – Ballroom Dance, Line Dance and Flashmobs (Grades 3-Adult)
Here is a general list of adult and children’s dances, (there are more:)
- Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rhumba, Cha-Cha
- Cupid Shuffle
- Lindi Shuffle
- Latin Shuffle
- The Wobble
- Flash Mobs (personalized to fit your goals in-school or in public arena)
During the course of a 1 hour length class, at least several line or ballroom styles of dance will be taught. . Dance styles range from very simple to more advanced. All classes are fun and group-oriented. Flash Mob choreography is taught in 3 or more 1 hour classes. Flash Mobs are skillfully choreographed enticing the interest and focus of students
One 1 hour Workshop: $355
Two 1 hour Workshops: $675
Three 1 hour Workshops: $925
Flash Mobs: $1,200 or TBD by your specific needs
Fun With Flash Mobs– Wow your Library with a Dance Mob!
Be a part of the movement! Flash Mobs are springing up all over the world and now you can have one in your very own facility encompassing less cost, less effort – which means more fun for all!
A Dance Flash Mob is a community “performance” with a spontaneous flair. One short routine is learned and presented to the public in your own library or at an *agreed location. Because the “audience” is not notified of the mob in advance, mobs are seen as a random act of kindness and the thrill of a lifetime for all involved!
No dance experience or costumes needed! Routines are fun and easy to learn. Dress is informal, neat, comfortable. All ages and abilities are welcome. (*age 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult). All mobs are choreographed and taught by Master Instructor, Sharyn Farrell. Song and routine for 2017/2018 will be “El Mismo Sol” unless otherwise noted.Class Length: Approximately 1 ½ hours including instruction and mob.
Special Library Fee: $375 (includes music and mobile sound system).
Taste of Ballroom!
Come one, come all! This is an opportunity to learn the basic steps of East Coast Swing and American Tango in a supportive, upbeat atmosphere. No experience or partner needed for this fun class!
Students have the opportunity to feel the magic of dancing in partnership while building confidence, enjoying physical activity and listening to great music! Please dress comfortably. Leather sole shoes suggested rather than sneakers. All ages welcome – 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Class size varies according to what your room(s) can accommodate. Ask us about how to estimate class capacity. Carpeted floors? No worries! Mat carpets are acceptable for this introductory class.
No maximum, however must fit comfortably in your space. Please confirm appropriate student number with instructor.
Class Length: 1 1/2 hours No materials Fee – Music provided
“Fantastic class, let’s have more!! Sharyn made it easy and fun.” Student at Coral Gables Library, Miami Florida
“Excellent, please try to have Ms. Farrell come again! Loved it, thank you!” Adria at Darien Public Library
“A quick thank you for all your help in making last week’s program a success. Our patrons had such a great time with you – I’m still fielding delightful thank you emails!” Mallory Arents – Head of Adult Programs, Darien Library
Line Dancing For Everyone! Come one, come all!
This is a wonderful group class that incorporates several styles of line dance from country, to party, to latin, and more! Great for community and family fun. Students learn a series of basic choreographed steps that are danced in lines and repeated many times – the fun escalates!
No dance experience is necessary, just a willingness to try new things and enjoy a group atmosphere. Please dress comfortably. Leather sole shoes suggested instead of sneakers. All ages are welcome – 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Class Length: 1 hour