October 2011

Dance into fall at the Regional School of Ballet in Corvallis.

Regional School of Ballet continues to enroll new dancers through out the year.  For more information on classes, download our Fall-Spring 2011-2012 Online Brochure.  Or contact us at rsb.corvallis@gmail.com or 541-758-8203.

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Dance & Delightful Veil Workshop

We welcome you to try this Free workshop for ages 10 and up that encourages a dance experience that isJanikea Regional School of Ballet a natural, intuitive and fun.  Discover how to let that fabric fly and become a seemingly effortless extension of your body as you dance.

This workshop will cover veil work, spinning (and stopping), spotting, traveling, staying in place, and more.

Veils available to borrow or purchase.

When: Oct 5th 7:30 – 8:30

Where: Regional School of Ballet

Cost: Free

Student Spotlight

Regional School of Ballet would like to recognize Finn G. for her dedication and hard work in her dance classes.  Finn started dancing when she was six years old.  Her Grandmother asked her if she would like to have swimming or ballet lessons and Finn choose to dance.  Finn’s most memorable dance moment is when she got the part of a gingersnap in The Nutcracker.  ‘Shelly made me do 100 cartwheels a day.’

Finn is enrolled in Intermediate Advanced Ballet, Pointe 1 and Open Ballet classes and her favorite steps to do in class are sotashas, pirouettes, grande battement and second arabesque.  Finn’s goal is to be a dancer in the NYC Ballet and the dancer she admires most is Adji Cissoko.

When Finn isn’t dancing, she likes to play volleyball, the guitar and the saxophone.  She also likes to hang out with her friends, listen to Lady Gaga, Foster the People, The Beatles and The Ramones.  When asked who she looks up to and why, she said ‘Hello Kitty, it’s funny, but she’s always happy and does what she wants.’

June 2011 Recital DVDs

You can still get your copy of the June 2011 Recital DVDs.  Just stop by the studio and one of our instructors can help you.

Corvallis Community Nutcracker

The 2011 performances of The Nutcracker will be December 9th (evening) and 10th  (matinée and evening)   Support this unique and fantastic community event as a dancer or an audience member!

Rehearsals start Tuesday September 27th.  Technical and Dress Rehearsals will start Tuesday December 6th at 5:00.  RSB makes every effort to run technical and dress rehearsals as quickly as possible, but please be prepared for some late evenings during this week.

Calling all Nutcracker Volunteers

You don’t need to be a dancer to contribute to the success of the Corvallis Community Nutcracker.  There are a number of ways that you can help over the next few months to make this year’s Nutcracker performance a success.   Tasks include costume fitting, concession & ornament sales, donation of concessions, stage hand, poster distribution, and many other areas including being a Nut Mom or Dad who helps out backstage during dress rehearsals and shows.  Check out our Volunteer Sign Up Board at the studio and find out how you can help.

Your dancewear purchase provides costumes for studio shows

Your purchase earns credit for costumes at www.discountdance.com.  It’s easy!  Just enter our  Studio code TP27116 during checkout.

To watch us dance is to hear our hearts speak.  ~Hopi Indian Saying

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