LeRoux School of the Arts is committed to providing opportunities for students of all ages to participate in and understand the performing arts. We believe the arts improve the quality of an educational experience, teaches discipline, increases self-esteem, inspires creativity and helps in setting and reaching personal goals. Participating in the creative process, opens hearts and minds, awakens feelings and brings joy to your life.
The exceptional and highly trained staff at LeRoux School of the Arts are working hard to instill the right amount of self-expression, discipline and passion in each of our students.
- Miss Susie & Miss Becky
About the Owners
Miss Susie Anhorn : Co-Owner & Artistic Director
Miss Susie is an alumna of the former LeRoux School of Dance family. After high school, she attended Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA. At Cedar Crest, she was a part of the dance company (ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance) where she participated in all of the faculty and student dance concerts throughout her 4 years. She performed a few solos during her time at CCC. In her senior year, she was asked to direct and choreograph a dance concert based on the works of post-modern choreographer, Trisha Brown. She also worked backstage designing lighting for a few student dance works and performed in a few plays and musicals. She is a member of Alpha Psi Omega, a theater honor fraternity. In 2002, she graduated with a BA in Dance Education and Dance Therapy.
After college, Miss Susie taught at YMCA’s, fitness centers, and dance schools around the Lehigh Valley area before moving back to Philadelphia in 2003. From 2003, she worked at the Dance Centre in Skippack, Pa, where she taught ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and modern to ages 3 and above. She was also co-director of their dance company, Xtensions. During her direction, her choreography received many awards such as High Gold and Gold and special awards in best choreography for a hip hop dance, best props award, and best use of space for a modern piece.
Miss Susie also ran several summer dance programs from 2007 to 2009 such as children's and adult's hip hop classes at Methacton High School and Springford High School. To keep up with her choreography and teacher training, Miss Susie attended workshops such as American Ballet Academy and Company Dance in New York to name a few. Miss Susie was an Adjunct Dance professor at Chestnut Hill College teaching dance in their physical education department. She was also lucky enough to coach the Chestnut Hill Dance team for two basketball seasons!
Miss Susie is currently the new General Manager of the NEST-Chestnut Hill. She also recently became a Younique Presenter. For more information on those products, visit her website at www.susieanhorn.com
Miss Becky Anhorn : Co-Owner & Director
Miss Becky is an alumna of the former LeRoux School of Dance where she was a student for over 13 years. In high school, she was an active member of the drama club and performed in several stage plays and musicals. After high school, she attended Chestnut Hill College to pursue an undergraduate degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice. During this time, Miss Becky sought creative outlets by continuing to take dance classes and remained an active member of the drama club and performed in many theater productions, including Nunsense, H.M.S. Pinafore and smaller productions like their annual Shakespeare in the Summerhouse.
After graduating college, Miss Becky began working in the field of social work as a counselor, recreation therapist, crisis interventionist and eventually a Director of a Residential Program for adolescents and young adults with special needs. She pursued her graduate degree and received her Masters in Social Work from Widener University in 2008. Since then, she has worked alongside Miss Susie and has just recently become Co-Owner at LeRoux in January 2013. Miss Becky will be launching a new program this January along with Miss Susie. They will be consolidating their clinical and dance therapy backgrounds to put together a weekly class geared specifically for adolescent girls to enhance their self esteem, build character strengths and help build positive social development! They are planning to have this offered in the Spring of 2014.
Miss Becky is a licensed Zumba instructor and a ASFA certified group fitness instructor. You can find her teaching some of our Zumba classes and Fitness classes for Adults throughout the week! She is also a Zumba and Group Fitness Instructor at Retro Fitness in North Wales.
Classes we Offer
Zumba - Dance Technique - and Cardio Fitness.
Broadway Jazz - Ballet - Tap - Jazz - Hip Hop - Contemporary - and Creative Movement (18mo to 3).
Wedding Dance - Father/Daughter Dance - Mother/Son Dance - Bat Mitzvah - Bar Mitzvah - Technique Dance - Ballroom - and more...
No Class Dates
Yom Kippur - Tuesday, September 22nd Thanksgiving Break - Wednesday, November 26th - 29th Winter Break - December 21st - January 3rd Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 18th President's Day Weekend - Friday, February 12th - 15th Spring Break - Wednesday, March 23rd - 30th Memorial Day Weekend - Friday, May 27th - 30th