As a parent of a little ballet dancer, there is nothing better than watching them have the time of their life each class. But with only one short class each week, how can you, as a parent, ensure they are getting the most out of their experience? We’ve put together a list of tips and tricks to make sure your little dancer is taking advantage of every class!
Our Valpo satellite campus is now one year old! To celebrate their anniversary, we caught up with Youth Division Director Morgan Kelly to tell us all about their year.
When Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts opened its doors in 2012, twelve-year-old Libby Dennen was one of the first students to begin attending classes. Now age 17, Libby has graduated from the School of the Arts and the Trainee Program and is taking her place as an apprentice in Ballet 5:8's professional company for the 2017-18 Season.
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.