LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid School of Ballet has set the date for their year-end recital. The Spring Recital will be presented on Saturday, June 2 at 3pm at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The program will feature the world premiere of a piece choreographed specifically for the LP School of Ballet by Tiffany Rea-Fisher from Elisa Monte Dance. Tickets are general admission $6 for adults and $4 for children 18 and under. Reservations can be made by calling the Arts Center at 523-2512. This program is sponsored by Bettina Varoli and Ursula Trudeau.
More than 60 students in The Lake Placid School of Ballet will showcase a culmination of their work from September to May. Students from Primary Level to Advanced Ballet, as well as Adult Ballet and Children's Jazz will perform in a two act program on June 2. The dances will feature choreography by Terpsie Toon, Alice Schonbek and Antonette Knoedl created specifically for each level of training. The students have been working with students since April on the program pieces. Lake Placid High School students will perform a special excerpt from their Spring Musical Grease!
Now in its fifth year at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, the Lake Placid School of Ballet is part of the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum Program. The ABT's National Training Curriculum is a program for the development and training of young students that embraces sound ballet principals and incorporates elements of the French, Italian and Russian schools of training. Teachers must be certified through the ABT teacher certification training program.
The afternoon program is a lively, faced paced showcase of all levels of dance training. The public is invited to a reception following the program to congratulate the dancers in the Fine Arts Gallery.
For more information or to reserve tickets contact the Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 518-523-2512.