Girl Scout Day at the Ballet; Coppélia

April 28th and May 5th at the Voorhees Schools Theatre

1:00-1:05: Arrive in the lobby of the Voorhees Schools Theatre.

1:05-1:30: Backstage tour. See the beautiful hand-made costumes and learn about Ballet and what makes "Coppélia" special.

1:30-2:00: Watch the dancers prepare for the performance and learn about the stage craft that makes "Coppélia" a magical experience. Receive your "Coppelia" patch.

2:00-2:30: Break.

2:30-4:30 Performance of "Coppelia".

4:30: Private autograph and photo session with Lillian DiPiazza, Principal Dancer and star of "Coppelia".


The audition date is Sunday, January 14, 2018.

Shows will be on April 28th and 29th, and May 5th and 6th.

Stay tuned for more upcoming information about Coppélia 2018 at BalletNJ!

The academy ofBalletNJwelcomes new faculty members for the 2017-2018 season

The Academy of BalletNj welcomes William DeGregory and Emily Kimble to the faculty for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. 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 Mr. DeGregory joining our 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 Summer Intensive were 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!"

The Academy of BalletNj is still accepting registrations for the 2017-2018 Academic Year. You may call: 856-768-9503 or contact us through the website 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.

Coppélia 2018

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