ABOUT THE BALLET CENTRE:
Our emphasis centers on the development of the child.
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.
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
Vicki Hawkes Scholarship
(for Intermediate-Centre students)
Renee Smith Scholarship
(for Kinderdance-Intermediate students)
are awarded at the summer performance**
OUR QUALIFIED STAFF:
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parker - has been a Teacher's Assistant for three years and is an
dancer in the centre class. In 2010, she joined the staff as a permanent teacher.
Danielle loves working with young children.
KINDER DANCE: Wednesday- 4:30-5:15pm
$100.00/Quarter - Light
PRE-BALLET: Tuesday & Friday - 4:30-5:30pm
- White uniform
LEVEL 1: Monday, Thursday - 4:30-5:30pm
$160.00/Quarter - Pink
LEVEL 2: Monday & Thursday 5:30-6:45pm
$180.00/Quarter - Lavender
LEVEL 3: Monday 4:30-5:45, Wednesday-4:30-5:45, Friday 5:30-6:30pm
TEEN/ADULT: Monday, Thursday 6:45-8:15pm
- Navy uniform
INTERMEDIATE A: Monday 5:45-7:15, Tuesday 5:30-7:15, Wednesday5:15-6:45pm
- Royal uniform
INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thur, 4:30-6:30pm
- Black uniform
CENTRE: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thur, 6:30-8:30pm
$400.00/Quarter - Hunter
CHARACTER: Friday 4:30-6:30pm
(for skilled, accomplished
dancers - by invitation only)
Student Showcase - December 14 7:00pm
Ballet Centre Theatre
Performance "A Christmas Dream" - December 17, 18, 19
Theatre - 7:00pm
Fairy Tale Ballet "The Princess and the Pauper"
March 13, 14, 15
Ballet Centre Theatre - 7:00pm
- April 15, 16
Ballet Centre Theatre - 7:00pm
- July 8
Murray Park Amphitheater - 8:00pm
"Ballet Under the Stars"
- July 11, 12
Murray Park Amphitheater - 8:30pm
Fall Quarter - September
Winter Quarter - November 28-February 17
Spring Quarter - February
Summer Quarter - April 22-July 8
Wright - Business Manager
Wright - Administrator
The Ballet Centre in Murray
#70 East 4880 South
Murray, Utah 84107
For more information and a free
brochure call 801-266-5066 or 801-455-0733
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