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Area string musicians found a a a a a a a a a a a a a a new place to play when the the the Upper Valley Community Orchestra was formed formed in in in in 2016 For those who like jazz the the the the the the Swing Era Band is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a group that brings back the the the the the the sounds of of the the the the the the the big bands of of the the the the the the the 1940s A Community Choir has recently been formed formed at at at the the the the the the the Historic Sidney Theatre Theatre and and is is is open to to all ages To supplement the the the the the strong music music programs in in area schools the the the the the Theatre Theatre is is also supporting a a a a a a a a a a a a a Youth Jazz Ensemble for high school-aged musicians Begun in in 1980 as as an an an an an extension of of of of Sharon's School of of of of Dance Dance the the Sidney Dance Dance Company is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a semi-professional theatre company that offers classes in in in ballet jazz modern tap acrobatics and vocal/musical performance for for members who range in in in age from 10-18 All Soles Dance Studio opened its doors on Vandemark Road in 2021 Established in in in in in 1974 the the the the Sock & Buskin Community Theater is is is a a a a a a a a volunteer group whose purpose is is is to to produce perform and and introduce theater to to to the the the the the community by utilizing local talent Now calling the the the the the Historic Sidney Theatre home the the the the the group presents plays and and and musicals that involve all all ages as as well as as summer theatre camps and productions for youth For those whose talents are are in in in the the visual arts there are are many opportunities to to create The The Gateway Arts Council hosts an an an an an annual Spring Fling Art Art Exhibit that is is is is open to to to all artists age 16 and and older The The The Historic Sidney Theatre has painting and and and and ceramics workshops Several consignment shops shops in in in in in the the area like Re:Vive and and and Gallery 2:TEN display and and and sell the creations of local artisans All Soles Dance Studio Photos Courtesy of All Soles Dance Studio SidneyShelbyChamber com 37
"I didn't just open a a studio to share my love of dance with others I opened a a a a place where everyone belongs and feels accepted no matter who they are Normal is boring!"-Anne Abbott Owner of All Soles 

































































































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