May 20th, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Summer is the time to Dance!
Summer Ballet Class Offerings
Performer’s Edge Dance Theatre /Ballet Theatre of Carmel at Performer’s Edge
*Spring Semester Schedule continues in the evenings through Thursday, June 27, 2013
click on this link for a schedule: http://www.performersedgedancetheatre.com/PDF/Fall%20Schedule%202012.pdf
(note: even though the schedule indicates “ Fall” – this is the year-round schedule for school year 2012/2013)
Be sure to check out our workshop/ Master Class opportunities in June
“A week in the life of A Dancer Workshop”
Instructor: PE Faculty Member Liberty Harris – of Dance Kaleidoscope
(June 24 – June 28, 2013 – Offered at Dance Class Studio on Medical Drive)
e-mail jane@BalletTheatreofCarmel.org for more info
Friday June 28, 2012 – 5:00 – 6:45 – Master Class with Alexei Moskalenko
(see the previous posting on this page for more information)
June 29 through July 7 – Break – Studio Closed
Summer Sessions: July 8 – August 2, 2013
Performer’s Edge Ballet levels 4 – 6
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4:30 – 6:00 Technique Class
6:00 – 6:30 – Pre pointe/ Pointe (levels 5 and 6 are eligible)
Performer’s Edge Ballet Levels 7 – 9
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
6:30 – 8:00 – Technique Classes
8:00 – 8:30 – Pointe
Note: Regular PE class pricing applies. Please enroll in your 2013 Spring Semester level for the summer session. Please note that the ballet faculty will re-evaluate each dancer at the beginning of this summer session to ensure that he/she is placed in the appropriate ballet level. We strive to provide each dancer with the optimum learning experience.
Summer Intensives and Camps 2013
“Knights and Princesses” Camp
(Ballet Camp for the very young)
for ages 3 – 6 year olds
July 15 – 19
9:30 – 12:00
Classical Ballet Intensive
For the Intermediate and Advanced Ballet Dancer
(PE ballet levels 5 – 9)
July 12 – 15
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
For Information /Registration Contact:
317-573-8085 (Performer’s Edge Main Office)
email@example.com (Performer’s Edge e-mail)
Jane@BalletTheatreofCarmel.org) – Ballet Theatre of Carmel e-mail
Looking Ahead to Fall Semester !
Fall Semester Begins
Monday, August 12, 2013
Ballet Theatre of Carmel
Nutcracker and Holiday of Dance Auditions:
Saturday, August 24, 2013
May 17th, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Ballet Theatre of Carmel At Performer’s Edge
Welcomes you to:
Master Class with Guest Instructor Alexei Moskalenko
Date: Friday, June 28, 2013
Time: 5:00 – 6:45 p.m.
Place: Performer’s Edge studio # 7
(12955 Old Meridian Street, Carmel IN )
Fee: $30.00 per dancer
Performer’s Edge Ballet Students levels 5 through 9
All local intermediate/advanced ballet students are eligible to attend.
To register: e-mail Jane@BalletTheatreofCarmel .org
Class size is limited – registration will close when we achieve our maximum capacity or on Wednesday, June 26.2013
Mr. Moskalenko’s Biography:
Born in Moscow, Russia, Alexei Moskalenko was a student at the Bolshoi Ballet
Academy for 8 years. Later he performed around the world with the Bolshoi Ballet
Grigorovich Company, Moscow State Musical Satz Theater and Seasons of Russian Ballet
Company (under famous Master Teacher Alexander Prokofiev). In 1990 Mr. Moskalenko
was accepted to Moscow State Academy of Choreography, where he studied Pedagogy and
Choreography. In the US he was Principal dancer for 9 years. He is a guest faculty member
of many ballet schools and summer programs. Mr. Moskalenko also serves as Rehearsal
Director, Judge and resident Master Teacher for Youth America Grand Prix.
April 16th, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Adapted From A Ballet By M. Fokine
Saturday, May 11, 2013 7:00 pm Westfield High School Auditorium
Tickets: $15.00 for adults $10.00 for ten years & under
Box Office: 12955 Old Meridian Street Carmel, Indiana 46032 or call (317) 573-8085
Executive Director, Ron Morgan Artistic Director, Jane Hachiya-Weiner
April 1st, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Guest Master Class Teacher
Artistic Director - Syren Mondern Dance *
A Vibrant Modern Dance Company based in New York City
*Scroll down to see Lynn’s Biography
Intermedieate/ Advanced Modern Technique
Friday, April 12, 2013
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Performer’s Edge Studio 7
Open to all Intermediate/Advanced ballet and modern students
$20.00 for PE ballet students level 5 and above,
$20.00 for all Intermediate/Advanced ballet and modern students
BTC company members – free of charge
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to register
for this class. You will be sent a registration form followed by a confirmation e-mail if an opening available.
Please plan arrive at least 15 minutes prior to class with your registration form and payment.
First come first served, class size is limited
We will accept the first 15 dancers to register.
Lynn Peterson is Artistic Director of SYREN ModernDance, a New York City based company that she co-founded in 2003 alongside Kate St. Amand. The company has produced nine New York Seasons, created 19 dances, and has performed for thousands of audience members in the tri-state area as well as in Paris, France. SYREN has been presented at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Symphony Space, Dance Theater Workshop, and Cité Universitaire, among others. It has been supported by grants from NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs, Queens Council on the Arts, Harkness Space Grants (92nd Street Y), residencies at DanceNOW/NYC’s Silo and DTW’s Outer/Space, and was commissioned by Purchase College. SYREN has collaborated with world-renowned musicians to bring over 20 performances to the public that feature dance with live music. Ms. Peterson went to New York from Indiana 15 years ago. Ms. Peterson received her early training from Jordan Academy of Dance, Indianapolis Ballet Theater, Hosanna Sacred Arts, and she is a graduate of SUNY Purchase. Creating SYREN in 2003 and working diligently to give back generous dance is unendingly satisfying. In addition to dancing in and/or creating the 19 pieces SYREN has shared with thousands of audience members; Ms. Peterson has enjoyed teaching at Purchase College, Mark Morris Dance Center, Yale University, Anderson University, The Hartt School, Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts, Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts, The Ethel Walker School, Performing Arts Center of Connecticut, Jordan Academy of Dance, Broad Ripple High School, Dance Arts Studio & Center of Movement Studies; and she has choreographed for the acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company, Waterwell. www.syrendance.org
March 16th, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
The official award winners at the YAGP 2013 Indianapolis Semifinals have been posted and can be viewed at www.yagp.org
There were over 500 participants at the Indianapolis semi finals (as opposed to approximately 160 at the Chicago semi finals). Many of the participants were high achievers from other semi finals striving for yet higher placements with the goal of reaching the NY Finals.
A special thank you to all of the sponsors including Indianapolis City Ballet for helping to make this YAGP venue such a successful one! We were pleased to be able to host the master classes again at our studios.
As for our young competitors here at Ballet Theatre of Carmel and Performer’s Edge, we entered 11 dancers appearing in 19 different entries.
Of the 11 dancers, 4 received special recognition and of the 19 entries, 6 received special recognition during the YAGP semifinals weekend.
In addition to these special recognitions the BTC at PE faculty and staff heartily congratulate the growth of each and every participant as witnessed by many at the YAGP Showcase on March 2, 2013.
YAGP recognitions for Ballet Theatre of Carmel dancers
Are as follows:
First Place: Pre competitive “contemporary” category
(Invited to the New York City Final Rounds)
For a Variation from ” Carnaval”
Top 6: Trios and Duets
For “Seasons” choreographed by Jane Hachiya-Weiner
(Invited to the New York City Final Rounds)
Leah Danek, Avery Held, Emily Bain
Top 12: Pre competitive Classical category
Fro a Variation fro La Fille Mal Gardee
Top 12: Junior Contemporary Category
For “What do I Stand For?” - choreography by Chris Watson
Top 24: Junior Classical Category
For “Variation from Coppelia”
Top 24: Senior Classical Category
For” Variation from Cavalry Halt”
Congratulations to all additional YAGP 2013 participants:
Anna Grace Brown,(ensemble only)Elizabeth Burns, Sadie Gelb, Avery Iverson, May Lin Russell (ensemble only) Sonya Schriner, Tendela Tellas,
Congratulations to all YAGP 2013 Choreographers and Coaches:
Liberty Harris (choreogrpaher/coach), Soon Ju Lee (choreographer), Sabrina Matheson(coach), Stirling Matheson (coach) , Kenn Tolle (choreographer), So Yon Nam(coach) , Chris Watson (choreographer, coach) Frank Weiner(coach) , Jane Hachiya-Weiner (choreographer/coach)
March 7th, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Ballet Theatre of Carmel at Performer’s Edge
is excited to welcome the 2013 Youth America Grand Prix Indianapolis Semi Finals Master Class teachers and Participants to our studios again this year!
We are excited to meet all of the competitors from around the country as far away as from California and from around the world – even from Canada and Japan!
Welcome to all!
January 27th, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Westfield High School Auditorium
YAGP/ Senior Showcase/ Mixed Repertory
Adapted from “The Firebird” by Diaghilev’s famed Ballet Russe
Thank you to all who Auditioned on Saturday, January 26th for the
BTC Spring Concert 2013
reminder: Delayed Auditions are on-going until Saturday, February 2, 2013
If you have not done so already, please contact email@example.com if you would like to request a delayed audition
Rehearsals for BTC Spring Concert 2013 will begin on Friday, February 8, 2013
January 21st, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Ballet Theatre of Carmel Auditions
the BTC Spring Concert
(Performance Date: May 11, 2013 – Westfield H.S. Auditorium)
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Performer’s Edge Studio 7
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - Ballet levels 7 ,8, and 9
2:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m. - Ballet levels 4 ,5 and 6
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. - Ballet levels 1, 2 and 3
Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early for registration and to receive your audition number
Contact Jane if you have any questions!
January 3rd, 2013 / Author: Jane Weiner
Classes begin Tuesday, January 8 2013 at the Performer’s Edge Studios
More to dance about in 2013!
November 6th, 2012 / Author: Jane Weiner
Save The Date!
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Westfield High School Auditorium
Tickets: Adults $15.00, Children 10 and Under $$10.00
Box office: (317) 573-8085, PE12955@aol.com