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The Ballet Centre in Murray
"We build quality dancers"

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gt_bluyw ABOUT THE BALLET CENTRE:
Our emphasis centers on the development of the child.
Proper technique is important in the development of any dancer. With our adaptation of the Russian Method of ballet, we at the Centre have gained an extended appreciation of the part physics play in proper balance of the body. This understanding, imparted to our students from their earliest experiences at the Centre, enables them to perform exquisitely the dramatic jumps, turns and rapid changes in the body position required.
All classes are accompanied by a pianist. Costumes are provided for all performances at no cost to the parents.
- We emphasize discipline but always employed with love. -

Star
Vicki Hawkes Scholarship
(for Intermediate-Centre students)

Star Renee Smith Scholarship
(for Kinderdance-Intermediate students)
**Scholarships are awarded at the summer performance**


gt_bluyw OUR QUALIFIED STAFF:
cc_purpMichelle Armstrong - received her early training with Susan Wright and studied with Willam Christensen for nine years. She was a corps de ballet member with Ballet West in the 1986-87 season and performed with New York City Ballet with Jacques d'Amboise in Sun Valley, Idaho in 1988. In 1991-92, she studied and danced with Anatoli Kucheruk of the Kiev Ballet, Russia. This is her 20th year as the artistic director of the Ballet Centre.She is currently finishing her bachelors degree at the University of Utah

cc_purpSusan Wright - administrator,
teacher and founder of the Ballet Centre has recently changed the format of the Ballet Centre and her own method to the Vaganova Method from Russia. Susan has taught locally for 44 years after receiving her training from the late Jean Renee. Susan makes all the costumes for the school.

cc_purpNatali Baker - started ballet 20 years ago and studied at the Classical Ballet Conservatory in Orem, Utah. She was a member of The College of Eastern Utah's Ballet Repertory Ensemble. After taking a two-year break to earn her degree, she came to the Ballet Centre and has been a member of the centre class for the past nine years. Natali has performed as a soloist in many Ballet Centre productions.Natali is married and has one son and another baby due in Dec.

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Elizabeth Armstrong - She has been a part of the Ballet Centre all of her life. She has danced in leading roles in the Ballet Centre productions and staged many ballets for "Ballet Under the Stars." Elizabeth has been a teacher's assistant in Character Class and choreographed several productions. She is currently pursuing an Engineering degree at the University of Utah.

cc_purpKaitlyn Daughtery - She has been dancing at the Ballet Centre for nine years and is currently in Centre class. She has been a teachers assistant and a substitute for many classes at the Ballet Centre where she has developed a love for teaching. This is her second year as a teacher on our teaching staff. In addition to dancing, she is also working on her bachelor's degree in English at Westminster College.

cc_purpDanielle Parker - has been a Teacher's Assistant for three years and is an
accomplished dancer in the centre class. In 2010, she joined the staff as a permanent teacher. Danielle loves working with young children.

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CLASS SCHEDULE
2013-2014

KINDER DANCE: Wednesday- 4:30-5:15pm
$100.00/Quarter - Light blue uniform
PRE-BALLET: Tuesday & Friday - 4:30-5:30pm
$150.00/Quarter - White uniform
LEVEL 1: Monday, Thursday - 4:30-5:30pm
$160.00/Quarter - Pink uniform
LEVEL 2: Monday & Thursday 5:30-6:45pm
$180.00/Quarter - Lavender uniform
LEVEL 3: Monday 4:30-5:45, Wednesday-4:30-5:45, Friday 5:30-6:30pm
$200.00/Quarter -Burgundy uniform
TEEN/ADULT: Monday, Thursday 6:45-8:15pm
$180.00/Quarter - Navy uniform
INTERMEDIATE A: Monday 5:45-7:15, Tuesday 5:30-7:15, Wednesday5:15-6:45pm
$250.00/Quarter - Royal uniform
INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thur, 4:30-6:30pm
$350.00/Quarter - Black uniform
CENTRE: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thur, 6:30-8:30pm
$400.00/Quarter - Hunter green uniform
CHARACTER: Friday 4:30-6:30pm
(for skilled, accomplished dancers - by invitation only)

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gt_blugyPERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Student Showcase - December 14 7:00pm
Ballet Centre Theatre

Christmas Performance "A Christmas Dream" - December 17, 18, 19
Ballet Centre Theatre - 7:00pm

Fairy Tale Ballet "The Princess and the Pauper" March 13, 14, 15
Ballet Centre Theatre - 7:00pm

Progression Night - April 15, 16
Ballet Centre Theatre - 7:00pm

School Recital - July 8
Murray Park Amphitheater - 8:00pm

"Ballet Under the Stars" - July 11, 12
Murray Park Amphitheater - 8:30pm

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gt_grybk QUARTERS
(2013-2014)
Fall Quarter - September 3-November 27
Winter Quarter - November 28-February 17
Spring Quarter - February 18-April 22
Summer Quarter - April 22-July 8

gt_bluyw OFFICE HOURS:
Monday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm
Saturdays 10:00am-6:00pm
cc_purpBill Wright - Business Manager
cc_purpSusan Wright - Administrator

The Ballet Centre in Murray
#70 East 4880 South
Murray, Utah 84107
801-266-5066 FAX: 801-266-6009

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