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Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018 9:58 am

Paramount Dance Studio is relocating to this larger, renovated space in downtown Homestead.

   The Historic Seminole Theatre is about to get a new neighbor. So pack your bags, because Paramount Dance Studios is moving to Downtown Homestead.

Founded by Lianna Beckno & Ashley Beckno in 2006, this dance studio was a much welcomed new edition to the City of Homestead. Offering a state-of-the-art facility where students could not only be motivated, but also have their natural talents nurtured and developed in all genres of dance.

   They have called 1592 NE 8th St. home for over a decade, but now for the first time in almost 12 years, Paramount Dance Studios will be relocating to Downtown Homestead.

   Paramount is aiming to officially open their new ‘larger’ facility, which is right next to Losner  Park, in July of 2018. Their first priority is utilizing the new address to venture far beyond the services they’ve been able to offer before. Lianna excitedly shared, “The reason why we made the move was because we wanted to provide our dancers with a bigger facility. Our goal really is to create an art center. Not just to stick to dance, but to explore other artistic avenues. Such as singing, maybe some acting classes and even adult classes. Right now we’re kind of confined to the space that we have, so we’re not able to offer all those different classes. We also won’t be at our old location anymore.”

   On another front, this may not be the only new business headed to Downtown Homestead. In an exclusive announcement shared here first, Liana revealed that a Dance Supply Store will be opening in Paramount Dance Studios (though both will be separate entities). This will be huge for dancers of all kinds in the Homestead area. Being that the closest dance supply store is in Miami, and with 4-5 other dance studios in the area, this will be a great addition for the community.

   Dubbed ‘Homestead Dance Boutique’, plans are for it to open this summer, just in time for the back to school rush.  Down the line, these two ventures might also prove to be beneficial additions to both the Historic Seminole Theatre and Losner Park. Sources at Seminole explained that having Paramount be a part of Downtown Homestead would be great for business and further collaborations between them and the studio are always an open

possibility.

   As Yvonne Knowles, executive director of Homestead Main Street, I puts it “We’re thrilled to have them move to Downtown Homestead and be so close to the Losner Park Stage that they will also perform on.  The current revitalization of Downtown Homestead may very well have a lot to offer down the line to Paramount’s future business. Along with Seminole Theatre, the birth of a brand new art district is looking to be on the horizon.

For more information on Paramount Dance Studios, you can like them on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Paramountdance06 and follow them on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/Paramountdance

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