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Dream Builders Celebrates Annual Elf Show at Miss Persis Studio of Dance

The latest episode of Dream Builders on MyArlingtonTV features the annual Elf Show at Miss Persis Studio in Downtown Arlington, a show that’s been a part of the studio’s holiday performance schedule since the 1960s.

Miss Persis Studio of Dance first opened back in 1954 in a three-story house by the First United Methodist Church. Today, the studio in Downtown is a dance and performance institution operated by Persis Forster and her daughter, Persis Ann. .

Residents can also check out Persis Forster’s American Dream story, where she talks to MyArlingtonTV about inspiring so many young students throughout the years to pursue their dreams on the stage.


Dream Builders highlights the ways the Arlington, TX community is helping kids dream big, nurture creativity, polish skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. Dream Builders is produced by the City of Arlington and appears on MyArlingtonTV. Viewers can find MyArlingtonTV programs on Spectrum Channel 16, AT&T U-Verse channel 99, and streaming online at Shared in partnership with the City of Arlington's Office of Communications.