Northeast Ballet Company News!
Northeast Ballet Company will again participate in the 2nd Annual Young Artist Festival at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on June 2, 2019. The Company will be working with the Empire State Youth Orchestra and Chorale! New choreographic pieces will be presented, including one from New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Lauren Lovette!
Auditions were held on February 9th. The company accepted 33 dancers from over 10 different area schools!
NEW YORK CITY BALLET CASTING CALL!
Auditions will be held for local children and teens in Balanchine’s Coppélia and Mozartiana for this year’s Saratoga summer residency.
MARCH 10, 2019 beginning at 1:00 pm at the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DANCE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS STUDIOS, 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY
Coppélia includes roles for:
24 girls who are between 4’ 2” and 4’ 11” tall. Understudies will also be cast. *
6 girls, ages 14-18 years old, who are between 5’ 2” and 5’ 6” **
6 boys ages 14-18 years old, who are 5’ 5” or taller
Mozartiana includes roles for:
4 girls and 2 understudies ages 9-12 with advanced ballet technique who are between 4’ 6” and 4’ 10” tall *
*applicants should have at least two years of ballet training
** applicants should have at least two years of dance training
The children’s cast for Coppélia will rehearse starting on June 30 at the National Museum of Dance School of the Arts. Mozartiana rehearsals will begin on July 7. Teenagers in Coppélia will have two rehearsals that will begin on July 14, in advance of the company’s stage rehearsal.
Coppélia performances will be held at 8 p.m. on July 18 and 19, and at 2 p.m. on July 20.
Mozartiana will be featured as part of the Tschaikovsky and Balanchine program at 8 p.m. on July 16 and at 2 p.m. on July 18
HOW TO APPLY:
Pre-audition videos are highly encouraged and should be submitted by February 10 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Audition check-in on March 10 will commence at 12:15 pm at the National Museum of Dance School of the Arts Studios, 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY.
The Glimmerglass Festival is holding auditions for their 2019 Festival Season. They are looking for youth ages 8-18 for the following productions:
Show Boat (acting roles for any gender/ethnicity, ages 8-12, no singing needed)
Noah’s Flood (Their Youth Opera, featuring members of the Young Artists Program. Music by Benjamin Britten. Solo singing and chorus singing roles for any gender/ethnicity)
Auditions will be held on March 16th and 17th from 11:30 - 3:00.
For details and information on how to sign up for an audition spot, please visit: https://glimmerglass.org/auditions/
Famous for her work as a principal dancer at the world-renowned New York City Ballet, Lauren Lovette is also one of the only female choreographers currently working at a major ballet company. Watch her discuss her love for her craft, her passion for moving people, and her work writing the unique language of dance.
Northeast Ballet's Sugarplum, Miss Lauren Lovette featured in The Daily Gazette
Please click HERE to view the article.
JUNE 3rd, 2018
Northeast Ballet Company recently was featured at the Festival of Young Artists in Saratoga Springs New York.
The Festival of Young Artists was a free event for the community which took place at Saratoga Performing Arts Center on June 3rd, 2018. The event celebrated the collaborative creativity of more than 400 of the Capital Region’s brightest young dancers, musicians, singers, poets, and visual artists.
Congratulations to Northeast Ballet's Assistant Artistic Director RICHARD GATTA!
Mr. Gatta has been cast in the upcoming Encores! production of Grand Hotel at the City Center in New York City!
Northeast Ballet is again fortunate to participate in CBS 6's annual Melodies of Christmas performances at Proctor's Theater! For more information or tickets please click HERE
Northeast Ballet Company's The Nutcracker was reviewed in Wendy Liberatore's blog TO THE POINTE Please click HERE to read the review!
Go behind the scenes to see the creation of our new tree for our 30th annual production of The Nutcracker at Proctors Theater.
See what it takes to create the magic of Nutcracker. The artists, technicians and fabricators from Adirondack Studios put their heart and soul into this truly breathtaking scenic element for the 2017 production of The Nutcracker.
Come check out the magnificent new set piece as it debuts in The Nutcracker this December at Proctors Theater in Schenectady. Tickets can be purchased at the Proctors box office or by visiting http://www.proctors.org.
2017 Before and Beyond - Proctors Theater
Nutcracker 2016 photos are now available from Joe Mulone!
1. Visit http://www.joemulonephotography.com
2. Go to the tab on the home page "PURCHASE PHOTOS"
3. "Click on this link" a new page will load. You will see Nutcracker 2016 on the left side of the page.
4. Click on "Nutcracker 2016" you will see a folder for each show.
Northeast Ballet Company Remembers a Friend
Northeast Ballet Company remembers Ms. Elizabeth Harr. Ms. Harr was a dear friend and supporter of the Company. Ms. Harr was one of our readers for The Nutcracker Tea at Saratoga's Hall of Springs. We will miss her terribly. Information about her life and services can be found here. Services will be held THIS SATURDAY, May 20 at 11:00 am at the Greenridge Cemetery in Saratoga Springs.
Nutcracker 2016 photos are now available from NEB Photographer, Dave Clark!
Click on ALL PHOTOGRAPHS the first password is garden
Click on the last gallery labeled 2016 NEBC Nutcracker Performance
the password is combes
Northeast Ballet Company dancers Lucas Rodriguez and Samantha Percy perform at CBS 6's Annual Melodies of Christmas at Proctors Theater
Click HERE to check out the article written by The Daily Gazette reviewing our Nutcracker Performance!
SPAC's Nutcracker Tea at Saratoga's Hall of Springs!
Photographs copyright and courtesy of Dave Clark Imaging
Miss Myers and Staff Members attend An American in Paris at Proctors!
Miss Myers, Miss Fitzy, Miss Alie, and Mr. Lucas accepted a special invitation to attend a dress rehearsal from An American in Paris at Proctors Theater. While there, they met famed Director and Choreographer, Christopher Wheeldon, and cast member Barton Cowperthwaite! They even snagged a picture in front of Northeast Ballet's Nutcracker poster!
Miss Myers with New York City Ballet Principal Dancer and Choreographer, Miss Lauren Lovette!
Miss Myers traveled to NYC to see Miss Lovette's debut work for New York City Ballet, titled "For Clara".
Northeast Ballet Company dancers Lucas Rodriguez and Michela Semenza represent the company at Ed Lewi's star dedication at SPAC!
Dancers accompany Ms. Marcia White as she accepts her Star at SPAC!
Dancers from Northeast Ballet Company welcome guests to SPAC's 50th Anniversary Gala!
Photos: The Times Union
Dancers from Northeast Ballet represent the Company at SPAC's Family Night!
July 22, 2016
Tara Sweeney, NEB's 2015 "Clara", was chosen to dance with New York City Ballet during their 2016 SPAC Residency in A Midsummer's Night Dream!
Northeast Ballet Company Alumnus Richard Gatta, Broadway Performer!
Northeast Ballet Company at 2016 Before and Beyond Performance
April 15, 2016
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Go behind the scenes with the Northeast Ballet Company featuring Myers Ballet School as they prepare for their annual Nutcracker.