VALLEY BALLET ACADEMY
Our mission is to bring excellent ballet instruction to the Antelope Valley in a structured ballet academy format.
Dance Magic Studios & Valley Ballet Academy students who were accepted to 2019 professional intensive summer programs.
Chloe Busbee: American Ballet Theatre New York City and Ballet Arizona
Hannah Davis: Brigham Young University Advanced Ballet Intensive
Ava Griebel: American Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Peyton Gue: American Ballet Theatre Young Dancer intensive Costa Mesa
Elanna Johnson: Ballet Magnificat!, Orlando Ballet, Colorado Ballet
Henry Kei: American Ballet Theatre Young Dancer intensive New York City
Mia Kei: Boston Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance
Luke Mosher: American Ballet Theatre New York City with scholarship, Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet with scholarship, Kansas City Ballet with scholarship, and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre with scholarship (Company Experience & Year-Round).
Jooeun Park: American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet and Ballet West
Student, Victoria Patten, pictured.
Valley Ballet Academy is proud to include the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum, a breakthrough 8 level program that combines high quality artistic training with the basics of dancer health and child development. The ABT® National Training Curriculum consists of a comprehensive set of age-appropriate, outcome-based guidelines to provide the highest quality ballet training to dance students of all ages and skill levels.
Valley Ballet Academy founder/director Vicki Zarley, has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5, while instructors Tracie Phillips and KD Reilly Lewis have successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3. Kathleen Burnett, MFA Oklahoma University, co-founder/artistic director of Antelope Valley Ballet and Jesse Marks a former Houston Ballet and Hubbard Street II dancer bring their valuable professional experiences to our students.
Antelope Valley Ballet, co-founded and directed by Dance Magic & Valley Ballet faculty
member Kathleen Burnett, provides professional level performance opportunities for community dancers by audition. The Antelope Valley Ballet presents The Nutcracker, Contemporary Dance and a spring ballet at Lancaster Performing Arts Center annually.
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