Sarah Gresik

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    Student Summer Showcase, July 28

    Free Outdoor Presentation
    Friday, July 28
    Noon
    Duluth Public Library Plaza

    Across from The Depot

    The School of the Minnesota Ballet showcases its upper-level students as they demonstrate ballet, modern, jazz, tap, character (European folk dance), musical theater dance, and their own works in progress created during the choreography class. Highlighting the presentation will be special works by two guest teacher/choreographers.

    Guest Choreographers

    Special Works by Guest Teachers/Choreographers
    Igor Burlak
    , who studied at the School of American Ballet, is a faculty member at the Boston Ballet School and former member of such companies as the Minnesota Ballet. His visit is funded in part by the John T. and Elizabeth C. Adams Arts Fund of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation.

    Marco Carreon, dance faculty member at California State University Dominguez Hills, directs its resident dance company MOSAIC. In March he taught in the North-Central Region American Dance Association Conference, held at UMD.

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    Sarah Gresik

    Senior Apprentice

    From Bolingbrook, Illinois, Sarah studied at the Hinsdale [Illinois] Dance Academy; the Salt Creek Ballet [Westmont, Illinois], under Zhanna Dubrovskaya and Sergey Kozadayev; and Dance Dimensions [Bolingbrook], under Van Collins. She also studied at summer intensives of the Salt Creek Ballet, Montgomery [Alabama] Ballet, and Milwaukee Ballet. She has danced in The Nutcracker of Ballet Légere [River Forest, Illinois] Giselle and Swan Lake Act II of the Hinsdale Ballet Theatre, and Don Quixote of the Montgomery Ballet. She competed in the Youth America Grand Prix, placing in the top twelve of the classical division. Most recently she danced on tour with the Albany Berkshire Ballet’s Nutcracker, as a mirliton, Spanish dancer, and in the corps de ballet for “Waltz of the Snowflakes” and “Waltz of the Flowers.”