About In Memory of Ali Depass
Alice DePass Stevens Miller, 63 of Athens, Georgia, passed away December 13, 2018, following a brief illness. In 2011 Ali celebrated 30 years of teaching dance in Athens. Her company dancers performed dances such as The Firebird, The Orphan Train, Peter and the Wolf, Ruth, and Pandora's Box. Her company's biannual performances of The Grinch were an iconic part of the holiday season. Her performances regularly included company dancers and dancers of all ages from the Alice DePass Studio of Dance. Ali regularly featured performances for local school children so they could be exposed to the artistry of dance. In 2012 she included a special sensory show for children with special needs and their caregivers, including children on the autism spectrum with sensory issues and other special needs. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Extra Special People (ESP) in Watkinsville. ESP creates opportunities for people with disabilities and their families to engage, connect, and thrive through 8 weeks of summer camp, 20 afterschool enrichment programs, and ongoing family support. You can learn more at extraspecialpeople.com.