METROPOLITAN BALLET COMPANY TO OPEN 2014-2015 SEASON WITH CHILDREN’S STORYBOOK CLASSIC, “HANSEL AND GRETEL”

September 23rd, 2014 |

Jenkintown, PA – Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will open its season on Saturday, November 22nd & Sunday, November 23rd with a family-oriented program featuring one of the most enduring fairy tales of all time, Hansel & Gretel. Created for Metropolitan in 2009 by highly acclaimed New York City choreographer Kanji Segawa, with stage designs by NYC set designer Adam Riggar and costumes by Elena Comendador, this vivid and memorable story ballet follows the adventures of the clever Hansel and his brave sister Gretel, as they foil the witch’s evil plans, and in the best fairy tale tradition, live happily ever after.
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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers to Perform in “The Second Annual International Peace Day Concert” Saturday, September 20, 7 p.m. at Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

September 2nd, 2014 |

Students Dance for Peace, Harmony, and Diversity; A World of Talent, United for Peace

Jenkintown, PA—Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) student dancers will perform in the Second Annual International Peace Day Concert on Saturday, September 20, 7 p.m. at Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Young dancers from the Jenkintown-based pre-professional ballet studio will join world class musicians from around the globe, Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale, Philadelphia Girls Choir, Chester County Youth Choir and Chorale, and ChildrenSong of New Jersey for a night of music and dance that celebrates peace and diversity.
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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Alumnus Peter Weil Joins the Next Generation Ballet as New Artist;
Will Appear in the XIX Annual International Ballet Festival of Miami 2014

September 2nd, 2014 |

Peter Weil, age 18, alumnus of Metropolitan Ballet Academy, to perform in the International Young Medalists Performance

Jenkintown, PA –Metropolitan Ballet Academy alumnus, Peter Weil, age 18, will join the Next Generation Ballet as a New Artist for the 2014 -2015 season, and as a former YAGP Medal winner, has been invited by Youth America Grand Prix to appear in the International Young Medal Winners Ballet Performances at the XIX Annual International Ballet Festival of Miami, on September 6th, 2014.
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Celebrated Artists Arrive to Instruct Young Dancers at Metropolitan Ballet Academy, June 3rd-10th

May 21st, 2014 |

Jenkintown, PA — On Tuesday, June 3rd, Metropolitan Ballet Academy will begin its annual master class series, The Bridge. The series gives intermediate and advanced level students the opportunity to study with some of the region’s most celebrated professional teachers and dancers. This year’s series features ballet instruction led by three acclaimed dance artists and teachers:
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METROPOLITAN BALLET COMPANY ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR ACCLAIMED BOYS’ SCHOLARSHIP DANCE PROGRAM

May 16th, 2014 |

Jenkintown, PA — Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will hold auditions for its Boys’ Scholarship Dance Program on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 9:00 AM, at the studio of Metropolitan Ballet Academy, 700 Cedar Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046. Up to fifteen boys ages 7-11 and 12-18 will be selected to receive a full year of free, weekly dance classes with Alexander Iziliaev, a former principal dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet and Denis Gronostayskiy, a graduate of the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet Academy. Over fifty boys participated in the MBC program this year.
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