Bravura Dansu is proud to partner with OKM at this year’s June Festival. Bravura Dansu will provide a SWING dance lesson at Top Hat & Tails, Bows & Ballroom event for children of all ages. The event will be held on June 9 at 1:00 p.m. in Ambler Hall, 415 S. Dewey Ave in downtown Bartlesville.
Bravura Dansu is a performance dance company that provides pop-up performances throughout the United States, Master Classes for aspiring dancers, and full-stage productions at arts & entertainment venues. Bravura Dansu was founded in 2016 by the Curless family to provide pre-professional performance opportunities for students who were taking private dance lessons with Mikala and Gianna Curless. Since its inception, Bravura Dansu has performed at hospitals, libraries, schools, festivals, private parties, and community events throughout Texas and Oklahoma. Bravura Dansu supports two dance companies: StoryBook Dancers and Ballet LeCroix.
Mikala and Gianna Curless are freelance dancers who have worked with San Antonio Ballet, Ballet Hispanico de San Antonio, Alamo City Dance Company, The Dance Company of St Charles, and Credo Dance Ensemble. They have performed both individually and as a duet; recently, they were First Place winners of Bartlesville’s Got Talent. As ballroom dancers, they performed live at The Muny Outdoor Broadway Theatre Series in St Louis, Missouri. Both have also worked in Administration for Joffrey Ballet-New York. They currently work full-time in development/administration and marketing for OKM and as instructors for the Bartlesville Civic Ballet.