Posted: Aug 23, 2012 at 2:50 PM [Aug 23, 2012]
Young People’s Ballet Theatre is offering a free master ballet class with Nicholas and Laura Schultz, principal dancers of Grand Rapids Ballet. Interested dancers will also be eligible to audition for the Young People’s Ballet Theatre performing company. Open to all dancers ages 8-13 at 10:00-12:00, and dancers ages 14-18 at 12:30-2:30, Saturday September 8th. Classes held at the YPBT studios, 5251 Commerce Rd, Flint.
Nicholas Schultz joined Grand Rapids Ballet in 2002 and has had the opportunity to guest with companies in Michigan and internationally. He has studied at both the Joffrey Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada. He has been the choreographer for Children's Opera Workshop for the past 2 years. Nicholas joins Young People’s Ballet Theatre this season as Artistic Director.
Laura Schultz started her dance training at the age of 7 at the School of the Grand Rapids Ballet. She has also studied at the National Ballet of Canada, San Francisco Ballet and Houston Ballet. Laura was a member of St. Louis Ballet for two years, and joined Grand Rapids Ballet in 2003. She works with the
Children's Opera Workshop and is a teacher for the School of Grand Rapids Ballet. Laura joins Young People’s Ballet Theatre this season as Associate Artistic Director.
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity! For information call Jennifer Wiley at
About Young People’s Ballet
YPBT strives to provide exceptional dance training for children and adults of all ages, produce professional quality classical ballets which give young dancers the opportunity to work with professional artists, and bring family-friendly and affordable
performances to the Flint community. YPBT is a 501c3 organization.