The Bayside Youth Ballet, a resident nonprofit company of the Diggs School of Dance, has put its best foot forward in the kitchen with a 125-page cookbook, “Be Our Guest.”
Debbie Diggs, owner and director the Diggs School, said, “’Be Our Guest’ is a memorial to all of our past members. It’s a fundraiser helping to ensure the company can continue to develop future generations of dancers and responsible, contributing members of society.” Even the name and cover design come from the company’s history. “Many times at our recitals our school has performed ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ ‘Be Our Guest’ is a song from that show and the young feature dancers are dressed in costume for such a show. It’s memories to our members and their families.”
Diggs School of Dance had operated in its original location in Mathews since it opened in the 1980s and, until a few years ago, moved only “when our building was sold.” The Bayside Youth Ballet was formed in 1992, and in 1999 the dance school re-opened...
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