movement, music, storytelling and costuming as they relate to ballet. Older students will learn about
Who hasn't wanted to play the part of Clara and the Nutcracker Prince and friends, dance and jump
out from under Mother Ginger's big skirt or learn secrets to the variations and partnering
choreography from the exciting Kingdom of the Sweets? What fun it is listen to the beautiful music of
Tchaikovsky and to learn all about it, too! Children will choreograph some of their own segments
during the week to relate the story through their own feeling of dance. All students will showcase their
Auditions will be considered during the workshop for those interested in performing in the 2012 Stevan
Grebel's The Nutcracker.
Come and learn these dances before the audition season begins! Prior experience on pointe is
required for variations and the pas de deux.
August 13 - 17
Ages 4-6 9am-12pm snack provided
Ages 7-9 9am-12pm snack provided
Ages 10-12 10am-2pm - bring a sack lunch
Ages 13 & up 10am-2pm - bring a sack lunch
Tuition: $250 per week
Tuition costs include 2 tickets to The Alabama Youth Ballet Company in Stevan Grebel's The
For more information, call the Stevan Grebel Center for Dance at 205-987-7234.