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NUTCRACKER

Our Nutcracker performance was stunning. The dancers worked extremely hard and did a phenomenal job at all three of our sold out shows. Our post performance reception was a delightful chance for everyone to get together after the show and spend some time as a big dance family.

BOO TO YOU

Our 5th annual Boo To You performance in downtown Glens Falls this past Halloween season was incredible. Our dancers were thrilling and energetic with new choreography, while still paying tribute to the traditional Thriller choreography. Special thanks to Katie for her hard work and dedication to making this Halloween performance so successful.

Congratulations Ling Minucci!

Our very own Ling Minucci, age 11, in an article highlighting her many achievements in her ballet career. She has been accepted into New York City Ballet for 3 seasons along with our Cassandra Wagemann (2 seasons), and Sara Ross, performing Circus Polka and Union Jack. Ling has also been accepted into and summer intensives at the American Ballet Theatre, and attended the Joffrey Ballet School, and the National Museum of Dance School of the Arts with Miranda Weese, and most recently the Bolshoi Ballet."

Click here for the Saratoga Dance article.

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NEWSLETTER WINTER 2014-2015

Before we get into any of the upcoming events, the faculty at GFBDC would like to thank you for your dedicated business with us. We are so proud of our dancers in our most recent Boo to You and Nutcracker performances. Nothing would be possible without the dedication of not only our talented dancers, but the parent's loyalty as well.

We are starting to plan for our big Spring dance concert, at the Charles R. Wood Theater on the 16th and 17th of May. We will begin the costuming, choreography, and rehearsals for that shortly after we return from Winter break. Reminder, 2nd trimester tuition is due ASAP.

We would like to wish everyone a fun, safe, and relaxing holiday season as we approach our holiday break from the 22nd of December through the 4th of January. We look forward to seeing everyone's faces as we return from the short vacation!

Carlene, Kim, Bethany, Katie, Robert, Heather, Karen, and Annie

CD's Available

CD's are available from the dress rehearsal performance... Call, email or send in DVD order form stating that you want a CD!!!

Congratulations

Congratulations to these girls for being accepted to perform with New York City Ballet in "Circus Polka" at Saratoga Performing Arts Center!

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Dance Classes for ages 3 to Adult
Creative Rhythm & Movement • Pre Ballet • Ballet • Pointe & Variation
Contemporary/Lyrical • Modern • Tap • Jazz • Hip Hop
Choreography & Improvisation • Musical Theatre Dance

The Glens Falls Ballet & Dance CenterWe are an "Established" school that has been operating since 1965. Our staff is a mature dance family committed to your child. The school offers clean facilities, a safe environment, is Handicap accessible with ample parking. We are experienced and passionate and offer classes to ages 3 to adult.

No Certification or tests needed in the teaching of "Balancine or Vaganova" technique other than experience.

Top 10 Reasons to Join Our Studio:

  1. Multiple performance opportunities, minimal costume fees; no additional performance fees for dancers; annual Nutcracker opened to children as young as age 5! Spring concert in professional theater. (Charles R. Wood Theatre)
  2. Very experienced, professional and dedicated faculty
  3. Large facility, convenient parking; sprung dance floors to prevent injury and fatigue
  4. Clean, safe environment – ample dressing room, separate homework/break room, comfortable lobby
  5. Committed to the development of confidence, poise and determination in children AND TIME MANAGEMENT.
  6. Proper dance technique, terminology and etiquette taught.
  7. Appropriate choreography and costume choices
  8. Ideal class length for the youngest through advanced dancer to progress
  9. Communication with parents: newsletters, Facebook, email, website, announcement board in lobby
  10. BalletVariety of dance classes offered- Our Unlimited class options allows for study of dance in diverse genres
  11. Bonus, Very competitive prices!!!

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