Carla Fracci Event
Grebel Dance student Vivian
’10 will to travel
to Europe as a Student
Ambassador with People to People
for three weeks and then
lived with a family in Serbia while
studying ballet.  She studied with
the Grebel Ballet Workshop in Novi-
Sad after.  She studied with Dmitri
Roudnev at the Ballet Moscow
Intensive in Illinois summer 'o6, and
also with
 Grebel Dance at the
2006 Summer Intensive. She
attends Indian Springs
Baccalaureate High School, and
was a People to People
Ambassador to Europe in summer
'07, as well as studying with Grebel
Workshops in Novi-Sad, Serbia.  In
2008, Vivian attended the summer
dance workshop at Pointe Park
College in Pittsburg, and attended
the 2nd International Grebel Dance
Workshop in Serbia.  She has
been a principal and soloist with
the Alabama Youth Ballet
Company in many solo roles,
including the Dew Drop Fairy,
Sugar Plum Fairy and Cinderella.  
Vivian graduated Scripps College
in California and has formed her
own dance company in California.
Chris Fellows Master Class
Grebel Dance students
attended a Master Class
Christopher Fellows,
of the
Milwaukee Ballet,
to begin the new year in
2005.  Chris was formerly
with the
Alabama Ballet.  
Grebel Dance students enjoy master
classes with Dmitri Roudnev.
**See our ad with
Bobby and Judy Hayes
pose with Jesse
Clopton after the
Alabama Youth Ballet's
performance of "The
Nutcracker 2006."
Pelham's three most famous Mother
Gingers - Retired Pelham Fire Chief
Gary Waters, 2006, Mayor Bobby
Hayes, 2005 and Fire Chief Danny
Endress pose on stage for a picture.
Ted Haddin, retired
English professor from
UAB, and ballet/arts
cultural impresario,
poses with scholarship
recipient Rebekah
Harris.  Mr. Haddin is
the philanthropist for
Grebel Dance-
Haddin Scholarship
a program for
exceptional students
of classical ballet.   
Rebekah received a
full scholarship to the
Stevan Grebel Center
for Dance for the
Dmitri Roudnev
Master Class
is the daughter of
Jack and Shelley
Harris of Pelham
Grebel Dance student Haley
attended the ABT Summer
Dance Camp in New York.  She has
received scholarships and
acceptances to
Universal Ballet,
ABT, Philadanco, ADT,
Washington Ballet,
Birmingham-Southern College,
and Alabama Ballet. She  
attended the Universal Ballet
Academy in Washington, D.C. in
summer 2005 (formerly the Kirov
Academy) and was offered a
scholarship to attend during the
2005-06 school year.   She also
attended the Stevan Grebel
Center for Dance Summer
Intensives and Birmingham
Southern Dance Camp.  Haley
has performed as a principal and
soloist dancer for the Alabama
Youth Ballet in numerous roles,
including the Sugar Plum Faiy.
Laura Ann Brown, of
Gadsden, studied at Grebel
Dance.  She taught liturgical
dance in Gadsden.  Laura
Ann is a former
homeschooler and was the
state champion of the
National Spelling Bee three
years ago.  She competed
in the Alabama Junior Miss
Pageant.  Laura now
attends UAB.
Katie S walks along Jim Russell
Ali and Katie, Olivia and
Kara show off in the studio.
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