Free Outdoor Presentation
Friday, July 28
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.
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.Read More
Sarah White is originally from Fort Myers, Florida, where she began her training at Gulfshore Ballet in 2006 under Melinda Roy, Roberto Munoz, Iliana Lopez, and Franklin Gamero. She has spent her summers at intensives such as Saratoga Ballet, Boston Ballet, Orlando Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Carolina Ballet. In 2012, Sarah was accepted into the pre-professional program at Miami City Ballet School where she trained for a year. After her training, she received a full company contract with Florida Dance Theatre, where she danced with the company for three seasons. During this time Sarah performed multiple roles in ballets such as Dracula, The Nutcracker, Paquita, Swan Lake, Midsummer Night’s Dream, and many original contemporary works with the company. Sarah is looking forward to the season with the Minnesota Ballet.