By Jim Callicott
No one knows for certain when dance became part of the human culture but it has been traced back for centuries and is known to have been a part of rituals, celebrations and entertainment as far back as 3300BC. Before languages were written, dance was one of the methods of passing stories down from generation to generation.
As music is addictive to musicians, dance has the same effect on performers, which leads some to turn to teaching when no longer performing. Such is the case of Kim McAbee and Ye Mao.
Kim has been involved in dancing for 28 years and is the owner/instructor of Premiere Dance Studio in Seymour. Originally from Greenwood, Mississippi, Kim moved here several years ago to be near her parents. She stopped dancing professionally and began teaching which led to her opening her own studio. She now has 9 employees and expanded to teach piano, voice and fiddle. In addition she has a musical theater with the goal of performing musical productions.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.