Fall registration starts at Old Forge Ballet Co.

Fall registration has begun for the School of the Old Forge Ballet Company with classes beginning on Tuesday, September 11 for the 2012-2013 season.

Preparation is underway for the December 1 performance of the Nutcracker ballet at the Strand Theatre.

The school and company are dedicated to the children and adults of the Adirondacks who wish to enjoy dynamic dance classes in a friendly manner.

Classes for male and female students, pre-ballet through adults in the Cecchetti Method of classical ballet are taught.

The concentration is on developing the student’s education through the art of dance with the focus on classical ballet as the basis for all creative movement. Ballet is the ultimate exercise for all ages and physiques.

It increases strength and improve balance, grace and stamina while promoting mental relaxation.

It can help the footwork of the soccer player, agility of the football player, and stamina of the downhill skier.  Balance, coordination and music appreciation are all improved through dance.The Cecchetti Method of classical ballet training is considered the Creme de la Creme of ballet training throughout the world.

Teachers at the Company School are highly trained in the Cecchetti Method and have all taken and successfully completed Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, London, England examinations by USA and worldwide examiners in various levels.

The staff of instructors includes Sue Ann Lorenz-Wallace, Director of the School and Artistic Director and President of the Company and Linda Lorenz LaDue, former Artistic Director and Vice-President of the Company.

The staff also includes company dancers Laurie Waranis and Luann Bowen.

The School of the Old Forge Ballet Company is located on the second floor of the North Woods Community Center at 110 Crosby Blvd. in Old Forge.

More information is available by calling Lorenz-Wallace at (315) 369-8721; Lorenz LaDue at 369-6273 or email:oldforgeballet@roadrunner.com or linda_ladue@hotmail.com.

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