Welcome back returning BW2 Dancers: Sarah Blodgett from Hillsborough, CA, Jenna Herrera from Ontario, CA, Whitney Huell from Irmo, SC, and Alexander MacFarlan from Nashville, TN.
Welcome new BW2 Members: Dane Arbogast from Salt Lake City, UT, Lindsey Duerfeldt from Modesto, CA, Robert Goodman from Richmond, CA, Stephen King from Baltimore, MD, Kaleigh Schock from Chicago, IL and Adrian Michael Veloz from Santa Ana, CA.
Ballet West II, Day 1 – 08*09 Season.
Class: 10-11:30am, led by Maggie Wright-Tesch, former Ballet West Ballerina.
Sarah Blodgett with leg up!
11:30 – 11:45 – Break (Horsing around)
Company Member Thomas Mattingly and some BW2 Dancers horsing around.
11:45 – 1:15 – Ballet West for Children led by Peter Chrisite and Maggie Wright-Tesch.
Peter Christie teaches the class portion of Ballet West for Children – The Sleeping Beauty.
1:15 – 2:45 Maggie takes the ladies to Studio 4 for classical variations and mime from Sleeping Beauty for Ballet West For Children.
New Ballet West Dancer Thomas Mattingly works with the BW2 men in Studio 3 workshopping choreography for “Curtain Up”/”Innovations” consideration.
Thomas Mattingly trying out movement with 3 BW2 guys.
2:45 – 3:45 – Lunch Break.
3:45 – 5:15 – BW2 works with company member Megan Furse in Studio 3 workshopping choreography for “Curtain Up”/”Innovations” consideration.
Megan Furse with Whitney Huell, Stephen King (back) and Sarah Blodgett and Alexander MacFarlan (front).
Jenna Herrera and Dane Arbogast
Stephen and Whitney try a lift for Megan.
5:15 – 6:45 – Pamela Robinson-Harris guides Company Dancer Jason Linsley as he workshops choreography for “Curtain Up”/”Innovations” consideration on BW2 Dancers.
6:45 – Work is done for the day. We return tomorrow to start over again.