May 1, 2017 Latest News

Our thanks to recent Guest Teachers in 2015-17, whose work with our dancers added immeasurably to their Westside experience:

  • Arkady Nikolaev, Director of Moscow Ballet and teacher of the Stanislovski Method, taught a Master Class for Nader’s Advanced Class in January  and an Advanced Adult Master Class in August, 2017.
  • Francis VeyetteLauren Fadeley Veyette taught Upper Division on June 20, 21 & 22, 2016. Francis is an accomplished Westside Ballet alumni and both were principal dancers with Pennsylvania Ballet. Currently Lauren Fadeley Veyette is a Soloist with Miami City Ballet and Francis Veyette teaches in the Miami City Ballet Academy.
  • Sergey Kheylik taught Contemporary Ballet for levels 6 & 7 on May 26th.
  • Nilas Martins and Monique Meunier taught Ballet 6 & 7 the week of May 16th, 2016.
  • Joan Boada, Principal Dancer with the San Francisco Ballet, taught boys’ ballet classes during June, and ballet technique in our upper division 22-27 June, 2015.
  • Tiler Peck, an alumna of Westside Ballet and one of the luminaries of New York City Ballet, taught ballet technique, pointe and variations in our upper division 15-19 June, 2015.
  • Oleg Gabyshev, principal dancer with the Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg.
  • Arturo Fernandez, Ballet Master of Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet.
  • Karen Moran of Fusion Arts Physical Therapy.
  • Joy Womack, Principal Dancer with the Kremlin Ballet Theater, taught in our upper division during the entire second summer session.