Julia Gauthier Memorial Scholarship

juliaJulia Gauthier – was a long time student of A Performing Arts Academy and Salem resident who’s life was ended to soon in a tragic car accident.  Friends and family have come together to start a memorial scholarship fund.  The fund will allow a student or students each year to experience the joy of dance that Julia did who might not otherwise be able to do so. Any and all donation are greatly appreciated to keep this fund active and to keep Julia’s memory alive. Checks can be made payable to the Julia Gauthier memorial scholarship fund. And mailed to APAA 96 Swampscott Road. Unit # 6 Salem MA 01970.  If you are interested in applying for the scholarship please contact the studio.

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In 2006, A Performing Arts Academy became the realized dream of Susan Byrne, former Owner/Director of Dance Exclusive in Swampscott and Seanna Chmura, 3rd generation Owner/Director of The Deane School Of Dance in Salem. They created the academy with a singular goal: To teach dance...to children and young adults...in a warm, friendly and encouraging environment.