B A L L E T
THEATER COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY
The Academy of BalletNJ announces
for the 2018-2019 season
BalletNJ presents Girl Scout Days at
The Academy of BalletNj faculty members for the 2018-2019 season will be: William DeGregory, Emily Kimble, Brianna Urban and David Gallagher. William DeGregory is a former Principal Dancer with the Pennsylania Ballet and former Director of The School of the Pennsylvania Ballet. In addition, Mr. DeGregory was a long time Ballet Master for the Pennsylvania Ballet and the first Director of Pennsylvania Ballet II. "Mr. DeGregory brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our faculty", says David Gallagher, Director of ABNJ. Gallagher goes on to say," I doubt there is any professional ballet teacher in the Delaware Valley with Bill's depth of knowledge in all aspects of professional ballet.In addition, I have known Bill since 1976 and he is one of the finest people I have ever met!" Gallagher concludes," We could not be more excited about having Mr. DeGregory on our permanent faculty and I know our students will improve tremendously through his insights into ballet technique, and the positive reinforcement he brings to each lesson."
Emily Kimble is a former dancer with BalletNj and holds a Masters Degree in dance from Temple University. Mrs. Kimble is a life-long resident of South Jersey and currently teaches at Core Academy of Movement in addition to the Academy of BalletNj. David Gallagher, Director of The Academy of BalletNj. states," I have known Emily since she was a child. She danced in all of our productions for years and it is so gratifying to see what a wonderful professional she has become!" Emily will be teaching ballet and Broadway Dance during the current academic year and her high energy lessons and nurturing teaching style will give the students the kind of mentoring that is a crucial component in their training. Gallagher goes on to say," The results of her teaching during our 2017-2018 academic year have been 100% positive. Emily will bring to our faculty a perspective that is necessary for our students to take the next step and we are so happy that she is back working with us at BalletNj!"
Brianna Urban is a graduate of BalletNj and currently a student at Camden County Community College. "Brianna was a wonderful student and an outstanding performer with BalletNj", says Gallagher. He goes on to state," As one of my best students, Brianna has a full understanding of how to articulate the technical elementsthat are a key to advanced ballet training. I know that our students will gain valuable insights into what it takes to achieve a high level of skill, in what is the most competitive field, in the arts!"
Completing the faculty will be Master Teacher, choreographer, ABT certified instructor, and Artistic Director of BalletNj, Mr. David Gallagher. With almost 50 years in education, Mr. Gallagher is one of the most qualified ballet instructors in the United States.
The Academy of BalletNj is still accepting registrations for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. You may call: 856-768-9503 or, contact us through the website @www.balletnj.org to ask for a brochure or, for more information on classes for your child. Training in ballet is fun when taught by caring and nurturing teachers in a non-competitive environment. So do not miss this opportunity to have your child train with South Jersey's most experienced faculty.
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" The most entertaining production of "The Nutcracker" I have ever seen!" Gilda Morigi, critic of Dancer Magazine.
BalletNj, Theater Company of New Jersey, will present it's 35th. annual production of " The Nutcracker" at the Voorhees Schools Theater, 1000 Holly Oak Drive,Voorhees, N.J. 08043 on November 24,25, 30, and December 1, 2 2018. Lillian DiPiazza, Principal Dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet will star as the Sugar Plum Fairy. Alternating as the Cavalier will be Ian Hussey , Principal Dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet and Aaron Anker, corps de ballet member of the Pennsylvania Ballet. Additional Guest Artists will be: Max Baud star of the National Touring Company of "Billy Elliot" and co-director of Joffrey Elite , Andre Vytoptov, former dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet and Dan Mayo former principal performer with BalletX. Starring dancers from the All South-Jersey Youth Ballet this production will feature sets and decor by Michael Stockton of the Award winning Eight Stars Studios, and costumes by Rosemary Gorman.
The performance on Friday, November 30th will be at: 7:30 P.M.with all other shows at: 2:30 P.M. Tickets range from: $20.00 to: $24.00 and can be ordered by calling: 856-768-9503, or through the firstname.lastname@example.org. BalletNj. accepts Mastercard/ Visa. Parking is FREE and do not forget to ask about your senior citizen discount. Good seats will go fast, so order your tickets now, so you do not miss out on The Magic, The Music and The Memories of South Jersey's only nationally reviewed production of " The Nutcracker!"
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On Sunday, November 25, 2018 Max Baud, Co-Director of Joffrey Elite, former dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet, and star of The National Touring Company of "Billy Elliot", will be teaching a Master Class in Broadway Musical Theater from:11:00 AM. to 12:30 PM. at the Voorhees Schools Theater, 1000 Holly Oak Drive, Voorhees, N.J. 08043. The cost of this lesson will be: $30.00 and your place can be reserved by calling: 856-768-9503. This high energy, contemporary Master Class is open to dancers throughout South Jersey ages 12 to 18. Space will be limited, so call now so you do not miss out on this opportunity to gain insight into what it takes to perform professionally on Broadway in 2018. This lesson will also be open for parent observation for a cost of: $30.00. Parking is free and BalletNj. accepts Mastercard/Visa.
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BalletNJ offers Dance Badge to Brownies
on November 10th, 2018
BalletNj, Theater Company of New Jersey, will present two Girl Scout Days at " The Nutcracker" on Saturday, November 24, 2018 and Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Voorhees Schools Theater,1000 Holly Oak Drive, Voorhees, N.J. 08043. Both performances will be at 2:30 P.M. with the backstage tour starting at 1:00 P.M. In addition to the backstage tour, the scouts will be able to see the dancers preparing for the performance ,observe a demonstration of the basic elements of ballet, a peek behind the scenes of the stage magic the makes " The Nutcracker" memorable, a special embroidered "Nutcracker" patch, and a private autograph/photo opportunity with The Sugar Plum Fairy, Lillian DiPiazza, Principal Dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet.
The cost of this wonderful event is only: $20.00 and is open to family members, friends and chaperones. BalletNj accepts Mastercard/Visa and tickets can only be ordered by calling: 856-768-9503. Good seats will go fast, so call now so you do not miss out on The Magic, The Music and The Memories of " The Nutcracker".
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BalletNJ presents 35th annual production of
at the Voorhees school theater
BalletNj, Theater Company of New Jersey, in association with the Girl Scout Council of Southern New Jersey, will offer all Brownies an opportunity to earn a Dance Badge in Ballet on November 10th, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 at the Academy of BalletNj, 401 Bloomfield Drive, Suite # 4, West Berlin, N.J. 08091.Hosted by David Gallagher, Artistic Director of BalletNj and Master Teacher, the cost of this program will be :$25.00. This Dance Badge Camp will include a brief history of ballet, training in basic ballet technique, strength and flexibility exercises and a primer on the relationship between music and ballet. In addition, the Brownies will have an opportunity to learn a choreographic passage from BalletNj's critically acclaimed production of "The Nutcracker" with dancers from the All- South Jersey Youth Ballet. Utilizing costume and prop elements from BalletNj's production of " The Nutcracker", the Brownies will experience what it is like to be in a professional ballet production.
Space is limited and only 40 Brownies will be able to participate. Brownies may reserve their place on a "first come, first serve" basis by calling: 856-768-9503. In addition, there are a limited number of seats for parent observation and these seats can be reserved on a " first come, first serve" basis for $15.00 by calling: 856-768-9503. Parking is free and you will be able to special order seats for BalletNj's Girl Scout Day at "The Nutcracker" on November 24 and December 1 at the Voorhees Schools Theater when you attend our Brownie Dance Badge Camp on November 10th. We hope to see you all on November 10 at the Academy of BalletNj.
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