Pay-As-You-Wish Ballet Class through Venmo or PayPal
A 1 1/2 hour ballet class with NYCB, Principal, Ask la Cour. Kids from our Dances Patrelle family will get to meet and connect with other kids from around the world.
This ballet class will be barre work, followed by several combinations in center and stretching. Please make sure to have space around your chosen area to dance. A chair or countertop is recommended to use as a dance barre. Soft ballet slippers or socks are sufficient. The goal of this course is to polish our dance skills and to have fun!
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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.
About Ask la Cour:
Ask la Cour was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, and began his dance training at the age of eight at the Royal Danish Ballet School, where he studied with Niels Balle, Adam Lüders, and Colleen Neary. He joined the Royal Danish Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in 2000. Mr. la Cour joined New York City Ballet as a member of the corps de ballet in the fall of 2002, was promoted to the rank of soloist in May 2005, and became a principal in February 2013.
While at the Royal Danish Ballet, Mr. la Cour performed featured roles in August Bournonville's Napoli (Pas de Six), A Folk Tale (Pas de Sept), John Cranko's Onegin (Lensky), Peter Martins' Hallelujah Junction (Lead) and Swan Lake (Hungarian), John Neumeier's Odyssey (Telemachos), Romeo and Juliet (Monk), Alexei Ratmansky's The Nutcracker (Spanish), and Lila York's Concerto in Pieces (Pas de Trois).
Honors include: Mr. la Cour has received several awards, including the 1998 Royal Theatre Award, the 2001 Edith Allers Memorial Award, the 2001 Birger Bartholins Memorial Award, 2001 John Roagers Memorial Award, and the 2013 Vibeke Rørvigs Memorial Award.
Date And Time:
SAT 02 May 2020
12:00 PM – 1:30 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.
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