Valley Ballet Academy
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 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. Valley Ballet dance director, Kathleen Burnett holds an MFA from Oklahoma University and is the co-founder and artistic director of Antelope Valley Ballet. Ms. Burnett is also a certified Progressing Ballet Technique instructor.
Dance Magic & Valley Ballet students who were accepted to 2021 professional intensive summer programs.
Nyomi Bower-American Ballet Theatre
Karen Canfield-Complexions Contemporary Ballet
Noslen Cruz-Muniz-Complexions Contemporary Ballet, SALT Contemporary Dance
Jessica Fisher-Alonzo King Lines, American Ballet Theatre
Peyton Gue-Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, American Ballet Theatre
Kaidynn Hogains-Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Mia Kei-Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre
Luke Mosher-American Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Milwaukee Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Ballet Met, and Orlando Ballet
Judith Thorne-Joffrey Ballet
Former student, Victoria Patten
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.