[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] 2 Free Classes at the Performance Garage

Paige Phillips pphillips at performancegarage.org
Sat Oct 13 11:04:47 EDT 2018

Intermediate/Advanced dancers are invited to join the Performance Garage for 2 free classes this upcoming week:

Tuesday, October 16th

10:00-11:30 am

Ballet by Alexei Borovik

Wednesday, October 17th

10:00-11:30 am

Graham Technique by Jeanne Ruddy

with piano accompaniment by Jeff Story

There will be no charge for class, but you must be comfortable being on video and be willing to sign a release waiver. The classes will be filmed, and short clips may be used for a promotional video. To learn more: www.performancegarage.org

Teaching Artist Biographies:

Alexei Borovik received his training in Russia at the Perm Ballet Academy. He was a Principal Dancer with Perm Ballet Theatre for eleven years. In 1987, he won the Gold Medal at The Sixth Concourse International Ballet Festival in Peru and was honored with a decoration as “Merited Artist of Russia.” He joined Pennsylvania Ballet in 1992 and was Principal Dancer until his retirement in 2006.

Jeanne Ruddy is a former Principal Dancer of the Martha Graham Company who traveled worldwide and was a part of Ms. Graham’s creation of new works for a decade. After leaving the Company in 1984, Ms. Ruddy was invited to teach on the faculties of The Graham School of Contemporary Dance, the Alvin Ailey School where she became the Chair of the Modern Department, and was invited to join the faculty of the Juilliard School where she taught for nine years. In addition, she became the Company teacher for Ballet Hispanico for two years as well as traveled internationally to guest teach and give master classes.

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