The School of the Old Forge Ballet Company announces Fall registration for returning and new students in the Old Forge and Forestport areas. The school will open on Thursday, September 10 in Forestport and Monday, September 14 in Old Forge for the 2015-2016 season.
Studio headquarters is at the North Woods Community Center, 2nd floor at 110 Crosby Blvd. in Old Forge; Forestport classes are being held on the main floor at the Town Hall on Woodhull St. Continue reading
The School of the Old Forge Ballet Co. Inc. has scheduled a five-week ballet and tap class for children ages four and up at the Old Forge Studio on Wednesdays in June at 4 p.m.
This one-hour class will include basic ballet exercises for the young dancer and an introduction to musical theatre tap basics. Continue reading
The School of the Old Forge Ballet Company is offering a new class this spring for plus size male and female teens and adults.
A free trial class and registration will take place on Saturday, April 12 at 1 p.m. at the North Woods Community Center at 110 Crosby Blvd, the studio headquarters in Old Forge. Continue reading
Clockwise from left, Alison Russell, Alayna Nerschook, Caitlin Russell and Emma Gocke. Photo by Gina Greco
The Old Forge Ballet Company will present the holiday classic, The Nutcracker, at The Strand Theatre in Old Forge on Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m.
Local students will be joined by students of the School of the Old Forge Ballet in Long Lake, Blue Mountain Lake and Boonville, and community members to complete the 40-plus member cast.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and teens, and $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at the door.
More information is available by calling (315) 369-8721 or 369-6273, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Old Forge Ballet Co. has chosen nine-year-old Kerissa Dunn to do an encore performance as Clara in the company’s production of the “Nutcracker” ballet on Saturday, December 6.
Kerissa Dunn with the Nutcracker
Kerissa is a fourth grade student at the Town of Webb Schools. She enjoys sports along with ballet and is an active nordic skier and nordic biathlon athlete who also loves soccer.
She has danced many roles in the “Nutcracker” since starting her ballet training at age 3. This will be her sixth performance in the ballet. Continue reading
Sue Ann Lorenz-Wallace, artistic director and Linda Lorenz LaDue, associate artistic director of The Old Forge Ballet Company announce that casting is nearly completed for the Company’s annual Nutcracker ballet.
The performance in Old Forge will be on Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m. at the Strand Theatre. Continue reading
Sue Ann Lorenz Wallace, artistic director of The Old Forge Ballet Com-pany, has recently added hip hop classes to the dance school’s list of available instruction opportunities.
The classes are led by Abhishek “Abhi” Sharma, a native of Pehowa, India who currently resides in Old Forge.
Abhi Sharma break dances at Thendara Runway. Photo by Gina Greco
Abhi’s love of hip hop was sparked at a young age.
With limited opportunities for dance instruction in his small town, he learned hip hop from watching television programs and through the internet. Continue reading