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x   xx x About Dancespace 304    

Dancespace 304 was founded in 1987, with classes being held in room 304 of the Wightman School Community Building. Dena Holland, the founder and director, has been teaching dance and movement in the Pittsburgh area for more than 40 years. The third generation in a ballet family, Dena has studied and performed in Chicago, Paris and Pittsburgh. Dance workshops include study with Robert Joffrey, Merce Cunningham, Loretto Rozak, Richard Arve, June Lewis, and Walter Camryn.

Dena has taught ballet, character dance, jazz, tap, modern dance, hatha yoga, and classes for young children. She has taught at the Rozak Studio of Dance in Chicago, Singer Learning Center in Monroeville, Irene Kaufmann Center in Squirrel Hill, Community College of Allegheny County (various centers), Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Carnegie Institute, Chatham College Music & Arts Day Camp, John Heinz Family Center Camp, and the Pittsburgh Athletic Association.

Dena Holland