After graduating from the Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts and Lemont High School in Spring 2017, choreographer Julia Rzonca will be attending Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. We asked Julia to share about her passion for choreography with us here on the blog!
Guest instructor, Ms. Sol Maisonet, has taught at Ballet 5:8’s summer intensives since 2013 and will be teaching Ballet Technique, Pointe, and Classical Variations classes for Ballet 5:8’s Summer Intensive 2017.
Guest instructor, Ms. Laura Faucher, will be teaching Ballet Technique, Pointe, and Classical Variations classes for Ballet 5:8’s Summer Intensive 2017.
Guest instructor Ms. Pilar Garcia will be teaching Acting & Mime classes for Ballet 5:8’s Summer Intensive 2017.
Progressing Ballet Technique will be included in Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts syllabus beginning at Summer Intensive, 2017.
With the premiere of our new Contemporary Ballet "Love Is..." approaching, I'm sure you've had many questions including: What are the costumes? What will the music sound like? Is there even a story?
Learn more about Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts' production of Beyond the Nutcracker.
Laura Kalinski talks about taking adult ballet classes at Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts in Frankfort, Illinois.
Especially if you feel like you are still getting to know the in's and out's of the dance world, you may wonder why there is so much talk about these things called Summer Intensives. Is there really a need to spend 4-6 weeks away from home during the summer to dance? In this post, Ballet 5:8 Company Artist Brette Benedict lends some insight on the benefits of attending a summer intensive.
Why are summer dance classes so important?