A Special Nutcracker Class with Anne Kelly
Ballet Mistress for The Yorkville Nutcracker. K/M•DM Founder, Artistic Director, and Choreographer
Suggested Age 6-10 (all are welcome!)
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT via Zoom
$10 - $15 Suggested Donation
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Please join Anne Kelly, Ballet Mistress of the Principal Children of The Yorkville Nutcracker for a special ballet lesson. After a short ballet class, Ms. Kelly will teach the dancers the sections of the soloist work performed by the lead children. If you’ve ever dreamed of being Mary or the Nutcracker himself, here’s your chance to learn their choreography. There will be a few surprise guests too! You don’t want to miss this unique experience.
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About Dances Patrelle Online Classes:
"It is not so much upon the number of exercises, as the care with which they are done, that progress and skill depend" ~ August Bournonville
Dances Patrelle is committed to providing affordable online arts programming to the community during COVID-19. We encourage students of all abilities and experience levels to exercise their creativity and stay connected to the arts community through our classes.
Date And Time:
SUN 31 May 2020
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT
Zoom Web Conferencing.
Download the free Zoom App prior to class. Dances Patrelle will email all students who are registered providing instructions on how to connect to the online class. Please test sound and video on your device prior to the class time to ensure that equipment is working properly.
When you are on stage you don't see faces. The lights are in your eyes and you see just this black void out in front of you.
— Suzanne Farrell
About Anne Kelly:
Anne Kelly has been part of the Dances Patrelle family for many years. Her experience in ballet includes performing, teaching, staging, and choreographing. She trained at the School of American Ballet for ﬁve years before attending Barnard College of Columbia University, where she first met Mr. Patrelle. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in English and Dance. Ms. Kelly has danced with New York City Opera in their productions of Semele, Pirates of Penzance, and Candide, and she has performed with Dances Patrelle in Is That All There Is?, Murder at the Masque, Gilbert and Sullivan, The Ballet!, The American Dream: It’s Only Business, and The Yorkville Nutcracker, for which she also serves as Ballet Mistress. In 2012, Ms. Kelly founded her own company K/M•D/M, which is an elegantly modern ballet company that performs to live music. As Artistic Director and Choreographer, she has produced 5 Seasons for K/M•D/M in NYC. She is on faculty at Ballet Academy East.
Photo © 2018 Heather Martin Photography (Anne Kelly & Roberto Lara K/M• D/M, Waltzes & Stories) | Photo © Rosalie O'Connor