Don't miss out on a ballet experience of a lifetime! Join Ballet in Cleveland on March 2nd, 2013 for an exclusive ballet master class taught by Ballet West and CW's hit series Breaking Pointe dancer Allison DeBona at the Gund Dance Studio at Playhouse Square along with legendary ballet class accompanist John Parkinson.
There will be two classes with a Q&A session with DeBona after each class:
10:00am – 11:30am 8-12 year olds
1:30pm – 3:00pm 13 – 18 year olds (college-aged dances may also register for this class)
Limited space is available so be sure to register quickly via http://balletincleveland.org/registration.html or by calling 330-285-5779. Each class only holds 40 students to allow for a personalized experience.
Along with the class and Q&A sessions, the $150 registration fee includes an autographed headshot of DeBona, a photograph with DeBona, a Ballet in Cleveland dance bag, a Ballet in Cleveland water bottle, a nutrition bar from Real Food Barre including a meet and greet with Real Food Barre founders Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre principal dancer Julia Erickson and Aaron Ingley and more!
Skylight Financial Group, Ostendorf Morris, Real Food Barre, and Consolidated Graphics Group proudly sponsor this private event along with the support of Great Lakes Publishing.
About Ballet in Cleveland
Ballet in Cleveland's mission is to revitalize the presence of classical ballet in Cleveland, Ohio by presenting performances by the highest quality professional ballet companies as well as promoting the art through ballet-centered programming and events that not only foster interest but also educate and entertain the community. Ballet in Cleveland will highlight the importance, relevance, and entertaining artistry of professional classical ballet in the region.
About Allison DeBona
Allison DeBona was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After earning a Bacheler of Science degree from Indiana University she spent one year with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's Graduate Program. In 2007, she joined Ballet West and was promoted to Demi-Soloist in 2011. Allison has trained with The Parou Ballet Company under Debbie Parou, followed by the Pittsburgh Youth Ballet under Jean Gedeon.
Her current repertoire includes: World premiere of Susan Shields' Grand Synthesis; Michael Smuin's The Tempest; Mark Morris' Gong; Stanton Welch's Madame Butterfly; Michel Fokine's Polovetsian Dances; the world premiere of Peggy Dolkas' "Yes, But How Did You Get There?"; the world premiere of Nicolo Fonte's The Immeasurable Cadences Within; Adam Sklute's newly conceived and produced Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty; John Butler's Carmina Burana; Jiri Kylian's Sinfonietta; Nicolo Fonte's Bolero; and the 2011 world premieres of Tom Mattingly's Fall Into Loving Arms and Avichai Scher's White Noise. Her Balanchine repertoire includes Agon, Prodigal Son, Serenade, Stars and Stripes, Chaconne, and The Four Temperaments.
To learn more about this event, please contact
Jessica Wallis, Founding Director
1621 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
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