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Javier Juarez- Owner, Director, Teacher & Choreograhpher
Javier Juarez is the Owner/Artistic Director of Javier’s Dance Studio, located in Slidell. He has been teaching and performing statewide for the past 26 years.
Javier has been a Young Audience Arts in Education program Artist since 1994 and on the Louisiana Artist Roster since 1991. He was the featured artist in St. Tammany Parish Public School 2nd Annual Cultural Connection 2009. Javier was the featured artist of the month in February 2010 for a new program launched by the Tammany Parish Government called artSPARK which features select talented artists living in St. Tammany. He is actively involved in the educational system. Having the arts in the schools is very important to him because he knows how it can make a difference in the students’ lives.
Javier was honored with a Louisiana Division of the Arts 1999 Artist Fellowship for performance in dance. He was selected as Performing Artist of the year 2005 in St. Tammany Parish. Javier and his partner were featured flamenco dancers in Georges Bizet’s “Carmen” presented by the New Orleans Opera in April of 2009. He has been an advisory panelist for the Louisiana State Arts Council. As a panelist, he has had the responsibility and an opportunity to influence the cultural future of the state of Louisiana.
Javier is a professional artist endorsed by the Louisiana Touring Artist Directory for artistic merit. He has been on the Louisana Artist Roster since 1991. Javier has been teaching and peforming statewide for the past 25 years.
Javier's Dance Studio offers a variety of classes instructed by professional and knowledgable teachers and choreographers. Our staff provides a friendly and comfortable atmosphere for all. For information on classes, private lessons or performances please contact the studio director, Melissa Juarez, at (985)646-2165 or via email email@example.com
Javier's Dance Studio has an extensive new Ballroom Dance Program! Please see our Ballroom page for more info.