Inspiring Future Scholars

Read our latest piece entitled, Inspiring Future Scholars, published by Americans for the Arts on the collaboration between A Step Beyond and California State San Marcos’s Dance Studies program with Karen Schaffman.



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November 2016 E-Blast

Read our latest E-Newsletter online.


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August E-Blast

A Step Beyond’s August Newsletter is out!  Click on the photo to read more.Screenshot (2)

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Fall Into Dance Sponsorship

We are thrilled to announce Northgate Market’s Sponsorship of A Step Beyond’s 2016 Annual Audition and Fall Into Dance!

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STEAM Summer Program Sponsor

sdgeThank you to SDG&E for their sponsorship of our Summer STEAM Program.  Fifty of our students in need will be participating in a three-week rigorous dance, reading, math, visual art and mindfulness practice program.  This program will help reduce summer-reading loss, develop students artistic skills, increase their engagement with math concepts and provide them a safe learning environment during the summer days.  Thank you SDG&E for putting our children first and making sure they have access to high quality arts and education programming!



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ASB is Hiring!!

ASB is looking for our newest team member!  This is a part time, entry-level position with a lot of potential.  We are looking for someone who is administratively savvy, loves working with youth, is passionate about dance as a change agent and is fluent in Spanish and English.  If this is you, click on the job description below.



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Children’s Discovery Museum Partnership

IMG_5638 IMG_5632This year A Step Beyond students were treated to a field trip to the Children’s Discovery Museum.  Here are some photo highlights.

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Performance Recap

May E-Newsletter

ASB Annual Concert Recap and School Year End

On May 12th & 13th ASB held its annual concert at The Center Theater.  All seventy of our first and second year students performed.  Audience members stood in a standing ovation on both Thursday and Friday night, celebrating students’ commitment, hard work and focus on stage.  There was disbelief that a concert of such high caliber was performed by youth (between 8 – 11 years) only in their first few years of dance practice….Read More.

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ASB April Newsletter

April E-Newsletter

ASB Annual Concert Preparation

This is an exciting time for the students of A Step Beyond.  Our annual concert is near and all seventy of our first and second year students are busy preparing.  A Step Beyond is a dance-based youth development program working with students whose families are living below the poverty line in North County San Diego.  This newsletter is dedicated to unveiling some of the process behind the dance-making and what to expect on performance night….Read More.

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First Day for Year 2

We made it to the first day for our second year students!  We are beyond thrilled with their presence, their enthusiasm and their dancing!


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