Fall 2013 Skating Classes begin October 1st
Aug 19th, 2013 by Beth Woronoff

Classes for beginners to advanced skaters of all ages, adults welcome!

October 1st- October 24th

Click here to download the PDF registration form

Beginners & Tots

Tues and/or Thur. 4:00-4:30



Tues. and/or Thur

4:30-5:00 ice class



Tues. and Thur

4:30-5:00 Edges, Jumps and Spins

5:00-5:30 Choreography


Adult only

Tuesday 3:30-4:00 Advanced Beginner



Suagerties Public Library Performance
Mar 10th, 2013 by Beth Woronoff

A free skating event!
Saturday, March 16, 2013
  •   Come in costume as an animal, hero or movie character!
    4:15 – 4:30 Come and take a seat in the bleachers to see our demonstrations.
    4:30 Welcome
    4:35 Hockey
    4:45 Speed Skating4:55 Boundless Edge and Frozen Feet Theater
    Dorris Goes to Birdland
    Set Fire to the Ice
    A Soldiers Day Dream5:05 – 5:45 Show off your costume while participating in free lessons
    5:45 – 6:00 Awards for best costumes awarded
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    2013 Home Show Frozen Feet Theater comes to Saugerties
    Feb 16th, 2013 by Beth Woronoff

    Saturday, March 2nd 7:00PM

    Saugerties Kiwanis Ice Arena

    Admission: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors and Children, $90 for 10 ticket blocks

    For More Info: Boundless Edge 845.626.4596
    This years HOME show will feature contributions from Frozen Feet Theater (FFT), such as Berlin and In Tonight’s Performance both from the Series entitled “Ice Pops”, based on the popular classical music programming developed by the Boston Pop Concerts  Other FFT contributions will include Volcano, a trio that depicts modern women warriors performing rituals, entering unknown territories and fending off dangers while keeping the circle between them safe.  Red, first created and performed in 1996 at Rockefeller Center by Beth Woronoff, Boundless Edge Director and Frozen Feet Theater Co-Director.  Red is a Martha Graham inspired solo performed in an ankle length red dress.  Dorris goes to Birdland is a snapshot of the famous jazz club, Birdland during the tumultuous 1950’s.  Dorris is a happy go lucky gal who loves jazz, especially Miles Davis’ All Blues. She witnesses the conflicts caused by segregation and the fight for equal rights and responds by literally holding onto her equilibrium  despite the difficult ride.  Flight, a modern day Snow White puts her mirror down and frees her self from the confines of a beautiful 12 foot long blue skirt. 

    FFT ensemble members include Alizah Allen, 9th ranked ladies US skater, Patrick Connelly, National Ice Dance competitor and Ice Theater of New York Ensemble Member, Sara Forsythe, Boundless Edge Ensemble member and Saugerties Native and Beth Woronoff, Founder and Director of Boundless Edge and former Ensemble Member and Choreographer for the Ice Theater of New York.

    The Boundless Edge Performance Group will skate Set Fire to the Ice, a trio set to Adle’s Set Fire to the Sky, skated by James Basseler, Gracie Fossett and Olivia Wogan.  Carl Carrozza will perform the Sodiers Day Dream.  Boundless Edge students will also skate in several duets and trios.


    FROZEN FEET THEATER directed by Mike Carson and Beth Woronoff has created a new genre in ice dancing that goes beyond the current Ice Capades-Follies-Cirque-Stars on Ice format, by telling dramatic stories; the myths and legends of the worlds’ cultures. Integrating the fluid strength and agility of skater/actors and the magical realism of puppetry within a narrative structure, this offers ice dancers the opportunity to present stories reflecting who we are, were and can be. 

    Their unique format has altered the approach of ice dancers, to include acting a role and has added a new dimension and way to reach an audience by combining the skaters’ unique artistry within the context of a multifaceted story such as “Viva La Vida; The Life of Frida Kahlo” or “Persephone and the Birth of Winter”. The company has received grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 


    Boundless Edge is a Saugerties, NY based School and Performance Group, founded in 2002.  Its’ mission is to teach, develop and establish ice skating as a performance art in the Hudson Valley and beyond. The school had a unique curriculum that encourages creativity and self expression.  The Ensemble offers these local artistic skaters a performance venue for their talents.

    Classes Dec 18- Jan 26th
    Dec 14th, 2012 by Beth Woronoff

    Skating Classes for all Levels and Ages

    Here for the Holidays drop in for a class.

    Join the Fun!

    Click here to download the registration form.

    Call or email for more information 845.626.4596

    Class Schedule

    December 18 – January 24th

    Beginners & Tots

    Tues and/or Thur. 4:00-4:30


    Tues. and/or Thur

    3:40-4:10 off ice warm-up

    4:15-5:00 ice class


    Tues. and Thur

    3:40-4:10 off ice warm-up

    4:15-4:45 Edges, Jumps and Spins

    5:00-5:30 Choreography

    Adult only

    Tuesday 3:00-4:00 Advanced Beginner

    Free Skate- Tuesday & Thursday 3:30-5:30

    October New Student Special
    Dec 14th, 2012 by Beth Woronoff

    Just $40 for 4 classes

    October 1st-Oct 24th

    Free Skate before and or after your lesson.

    Tuesdays and/or Thursdays

    Ice Time 3:30-5:30

    Registration Form basic Skills -Oct 2013

    Call 845.626.4596 for more info



    Students will be divided up into groups according to their age and level.  Classes taught and/or supervised by USFSA Gold Medalist and Former Ice Theatre of New York Ensemble Member, Beth Woronoff

    Holiday Ice Dance Performance December 15th
    Oct 27th, 2012 by Beth Woronoff

    December 15th, 7PM, 2012

    Cantine Field, Saugerties, NY

    $10 Adults, $8 Students and Seniors

     The Boundless Edge Ice Dance Ensemble will open our 10th Anniversary Season with a performance at our home rink, in Saugerties.  This performance will be dedicated to Ana Dooley, a former Boundless Edge Skater who is battling a rare form of cancer.  Twenty five percent of the cost of each ticket will be donated to her medical care.  We have created a new work to music chosen by Ana Dooley, it will be performed by her friends and is titled “Set Fire to the Ice!”  It is a quartet of young women gliding and smoothly building up the energy of Adele’s Set fire to the Rain, climaxing with lifts, cartwheels and fast spins.

    The ensemble will also premiere a new work for six skaters by Gustavo Caldas, Brazilian trained dancer and choreographer.  It is the tradition of our ensemble to work with non-skaters to create skating choreography.  In this case Gustavo taught the skaters a dance on the floor and then moved those same steps to the ice.  The skaters take on the role of translator, offering different ways to do the dance movements on the ice and allowing the choreographer to choose the one that offers the most meaning for his work.

    The program will also included several revivals, “Red”, first created and performed at Rockefeller Center by Beth Woronoff, Boundless Edge Director, in 1996 and “Lightness created in 1997 during the first Chelsea Piers/Sky Rink Artist in Residence Ice Grant.  “Red” is a Graham inspired solo to be performed by eighteen year old Saugerties native, Sara Forsythe.   Sara will be wearing the ankle length red dress and will skate the original choreography.   “Lightness” is the first part of “Six Arcs of a Circle” set to the Bach Cello Suites it is one long unraveling thread of spins, turns that accelerate and set the skater racing to the finish.  It will be performed by thirteen year old Ana Alexander. 


    About the Boundless Edge Ensemble: The Saugerties, NY based Boundless Edge is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. We are a movement ensemble whose focus is the performance and creation of contemporary, theatrical dances for the ice. Our mission is to develop and establish ice skating as a performance art in the Hudson Valley and beyond. The ensemble offers artistic skaters of all ages a performance venue for their talents while creating and maintaining a repertoire of dances choreographed by both local ice skaters and dancers. 

    New Series Begins November 6th!
    Sep 4th, 2012 by Beth Woronoff

    Boundless Edge

    Ice Dance

    Skate School 2012

    Saugerties, NY

    November 6th – December 15

    Dance, Skate, BE Creative…

    Please call or email with any questions: (845) 626-4596 or (917) 589-5911

    Beginners & Tots

    Tues and/or Thur. 4:00-4:30


    Tues. and/or Thur

    3:30-4:10 off ice warm-up

    4:15-5:00 ice class


    Tues. and Thur

    3:30-4:10 off ice warm-up

    4:15-4:45 Edges, Jumps and Spins

    5:00-5:30 Choreography

    Adult only

    Tuesday 3:45-4:15 Advanced Beginner

    Free Skate- Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-5:30

    Make-ups for classes missed can be done on any other day that a class at your level is offered.

    Teach the Boundless Edge Curriculum at your Rink!
    Aug 24th, 2012 by Beth Woronoff

    Are you an ice Skating Teacher or Skating School Director?

    Would you like to increase your student numbers?

    Do you enjoy watching contemporary dance?

    Are you a creative person?

    Are you looking for new ways to interest your students in skating?

    Take a look at our approach, we would love to show you how to teach this program.  Call or email Beth at 845.626.4596, .

    About The Boundless Edge Teaching Program…
    Boundless Edge is an exciting new performing arts program for ice skaters.  This program offers skaters the opportunity to use the magical flow, glide and speed of ice skating while skating together with their friends in an ensemble.  Ensemble skating, developed over the last 40 years, is an alternative to competitions and traditional show skating.  Interesting and original choreography is created by each schools director, teachers or local dancers and choreographers.  In order to gain the foundation of body control, strength and musicality, students take off-ice classes given by dancers and movement professionals.  On the ice, skaters learn all of the traditional figure skating spins, jumps, turns and edges.  In addition, to this they learn how to skate as a group unit, moving in sync with one another to music.  As students progress they learn movement sequences that are then integrated into a complete dance.  The highest level skaters perform in an Ensemble alongside their teachers and other professional

    Best Skate Camp Ever!
    Feb 18th, 2012 by Beth Woronoff

    Ice Dance Camp is a unique and fun way to spend a hot August week.

    Saugerties Skate Camp, Ice skate Saugerties

    August 26th -30th  2013 

    Geared toward the athletic and creative child or adult.  Participants increase strenghth and flexibilty during yoga, pilates and conditioning classes.  Traditional Skating skills are taught along side creative movement and dance choreography for the ice.  Dance classes, costume design and video presentations of a vast array of inspiring performing arts are shown.
    Participants are placed in varying levels based on thier age, skill and experience.
    Price: $300                         
    Register before July 15 and take $25 off

    Click here to download registration form

    This is a rare opportunity that you will not want to miss!
    Intermediate and Advanced
    12:00-12:45   Lunch Time “Show and Tell”
    1:00-1:40       Edges Class
    1:40-2:10      Jumps and Spins
    2:15- 3:00     Dance Class
    3:00-3:15      Break/Snack
    3:15-4:00      Choreography
    Tots and Beginners
    12:00-12:45   Lunch Time “Show and Tell”
    1:00-1:45       Dance Class
    2:00-2:15      Free Skate
    2:15-3:00      Basic Skills Class
    3:00-3:15      Break/Snack
    3:15-4:00      Skills/Choreography
    Alizah Allen- Two time Regional Champion and two time National Competitor in Championship Ladies.
    Elisa Angeli – Principal skater with Ice Theater of New York and Giaccio Spettacolo based in Italy.
    Patrick Connelly – Six time National Ice Dance competitor and principal with Ice Theater of New York.
    Ashley Duenas – Former member of the American Ice Theater, current member of Ice Theater of New York.
    Alicia Jackson – Member of the next Ice Age and Ice Theater of New York
    Marsha Synder – Three time US national gold medalist and ISU World competitor in Synchronized skating.
    Teachers are still sending in final confirmations, more may be added or replaced.
    BETH WORONOFF is the Founder and Director of the Boundless Edge Ensemble and Skating School.  She has over 20 years of Ice Skating teaching experience.  Beth is a former Ensemble Member, Choreographic Contributor and Program Director of the Ice Theatre of New York.  While with ITNY Beth skated works by well known dance choreographers including Ann Carlson, David Dorfman, Donlin Foreman and Lar Lubovitch. Beth has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada, and appeared on National Television at events alongside well-known skaters such as John Curry, Gary Beacom, Toller Cranston, Dorothy Hamill, Scott Hamilton, Nancy Kerrigan and Sarah Hughes.  She has also performed on dry land with “A Perfect Gift, All that is Jazz”, directed by Sara Street and with clyde forth Visual Theatre.   Beth is the recipient of three NYFA SOS grants for choreography and movement studies and a 2012 NYFA MARK Bootcamp participant. While developing her skating and dance career, Beth earned an undergraduate degree from New York University and then a Masters of Architecture degree from Parsons School of Design. Born in Honolulu Hawaii, Beth grew up in Manhattan, in October of 2002 she moved upstate, first to Hunter, then to Woodstock and finally to Accord, NY.

    A bit about Boundless Edge…
    The Boundless Edge Ice Dance Ensemble and School began in 2002 with 6 students and a single performance held at the Saugerties Kiwanis Ice Arena.  Currently, the school has over 30 students enrolled, many of whom take class 2 or 3 times each week.  Over the years our performance seasons have included appearances at Mohonk on Ice on Ice with Oksana Baiul and Nancy Kerrigan, the New Works and Young Artists series presented by the Ice Theatre of New York, Milford Pennsylvania’s Winter Lights Festival, New Paltz Winter Carnival along with two annual performances at our home rink.  Our incredible guest performers have included Elin Schran’s, Boston Ice Theatre, Katherine Healy and David Lu of The Ice Theatre of New York, Gregory Wittrock, Performance Artist and Ksenia Makarova, Russian National champion. 
    Your teachers are all current professional skaters performing in NYC and around the world, they will be in Saugerties for the Frozen Feet Theater Residency. 
    Information about some of the teachers is below.


    March 25th Performance
    Feb 2nd, 2012 by Beth Woronoff

    Ice Dance Performance featuring “Viva La Vida” inspired by the Life of Frida Kahlo; told through the mediums of Ice Skating, Puppetry and Story Telling! 

    Sunday, March 25th 1:00PM

    The Saugerties Kiwanis Ice Arena

    Admission: $15 Adults, $10 Children and Seniors, $90 for a group of 10 tickets

    Public Session to follow, all attending the performance are welcome to bring or rent skates.  Admission: $6 Adults, $4 Students

    For More Info: Boundless Edge 845.626.4596    

    To hear the story of Frida’s life as told in Viva La Vida click here 


    Performers include Line Hadad, French and Israeli Ice Dance Olympic competitor and Ice Theatre of New York Ensemble Member, Alizah  Allen, Senior  Ladies US National competitor and Ice Theatre of New York Ensemble  Member, Patrick Connelly, US Ice Dance National competitor, and Beth Woronoff, Director of the Boundless Edge Ice Dance Ensemble and former Ice Theatre of New York Former  Ensemble  Member.  The cast of twelve is filled out by eight members of the Saugerties, NY based Boundless Edge Ice Dance Ensemble.


    Fifteen foot tall skeleton puppets join the Day of the Dad Parade, complete with Mariachi music and costumes from Mexico city, all there to honor Mexico’s great artist, Frida Kahlo.  Voice-overs in Spanish and English quote Frida’s original journal entries “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.” and “There have been two great accidents in my life. One was the trolley, and the other was Diego. Diego was by far the worst.”  The trolley and bus accident is depicted by five skaters in a bus puppet and two in a trolley puppet crash into one another and spin apart.  Diego and Frida appear in front of Frida’s painting of them only to be interrupted by Frida’s sister, Christina and revolutionary Leon Trotsky.  The seductive scene plays out as Diego casually leaves Frida to dance with her sister.  Despite the physical and emotional pain that Frida endured, the message of her life and this dance is “Live Life! Enjoy Life!  Be yourself!  Let nothing stop you!


    Produced and co-directed by: Mike Carson and Beth Woronoff

    Choreography by: Beth Woronoff 
    Puppets by: Sara Peattie of the Puppet Cooperative and Theresa Linnihan

    This opportunity is supported  in part with funds from Strategic Opportunities Stipend through New York  Foundation for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts,  administered in Mid-Hudson by Garrison Art  Center.

    Boundless Edge will also present works from our regular repetroie including, Volcano, Celtic Techno and Till the End of Love.  

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