We are excited to welcome our new instructor for Creative Movement, Pre-Ballet and Beginning Ballet, Heather Portue. Miss Portue’s dance journey began at the age of seven at Ballet Coeur d’Alene. There, under the direction of Ceci Klein, her love for the art form of ballet was cultivated. As a high schooler, Heather studied ballet
Are you wondering what Ballet Arts Academy is doing to mitigate the spread of the Corona Virus? We have put together a short video for you. We were able to try out these procedures during our two week summer intensive. The students have done a great job adjusting to our new social distancing, hand washing/sanitizing
This year was the first time that Ballet Arts Academy students entered the studio in masks. However, they did not let this limit their enthusiasm. For many, it was the return to the studio after months of coronavirus quarantine. The students were taught by our very own Mimi Ewers and Monica Rota-Romberg. We also welcomed
With great sadness we inform you that our beloved Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker tour has been cancelled for the 2020 season. With the complications due to COVID, Ballet Arts Academy is not able to hold Nutcracker auditions this year. We know that so many of you look forward to auditioning each year. Parents and
We are excited to fill the studios of Ballet Arts Academy with dancing again! What better way to do this than with a Frozen II Ballet Camp. We have missed those tiny dancer’s faces. This camp is for ages 3.5 years to 7+ years old. They will be immersed into the land of Frozen II.
New York City Ballet principal dancer, Daniel Ulbricht taught a Zoom class for Ballet Arts Academy dancers on Thursday April 30th. Ballet Arts Academy students had the special honor of taking class from Mr. Ulbricht. Daniel greeted the students and got right into teaching them from his living room. Daniel gave wonderful, thoughtful corrections and
Daniel Ulbricht, New York City Ballet’s Principal Dancer, wanted to encourage our dancers during Shelter-At-Home. Daniel, a guest faculty member for Ballet Arts Academy, reached out and asked how he could help during this Corona Virus Pandemic. Mimi and Daniel decided that teaching a class would be the perfect breath of fresh air and inspiration