Thursday, May 5, 2011

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre Dance Camp

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre will be holding its annual summer dance camp June 13–June 24, 2011. This dance camp is designed for students age 8 years of age and older who have had previous ballet training. The dance camp includes instruction in ballet, jazz, and pointe variations.

Classes are held Monday through Friday at the Conservatory of Movement, 73 West Plumb Lane, Reno, Nevada. The morning session is for students 8-9 years of age and includes ballet technique and jazz. Students ages 10 to 12 will learn ballet technique, jazz and choreography. The afternoon session is for advanced students and includes ballet technique, pointe/variations, and jazz. The dance camp includes guest instructors from San Francisco Ballet.

“Our summer camp provides an intense level of training,” says A.V.A Ballet Theatre artistic director Alexander Van Alstyne. “For those students who want to greatly improve their dance skills this summer camp will provide the instruction and technical expertise that they are seeking.”

For more information on the A.V.A. Ballet Theatre summer camp call 775-762-5165.

A.V.A. Ballet Theatre is the resident ballet company for the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. They are Northern Nevada’s largest company under the instruction of a professional faculty with years of experience in renowned metropolitan ballet and production companies across the United States and Europe.


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