Celebrate the holiday season with the entire family as The Rock School for Dance Education presents the enchanting, dynamic, and magical Nutcracker 1776. Incorporating elements of magic, the unexpected and a variety of smaller charming little parts for children in the production is pleasing to both participants and the audience. Adapted by The Rock School for Dance Education. One of her room mates spent the entire Friday in her dorm room as she had no classes Friday, alone. It is truly spectacular to see such amazing up-and-coming talent. We found the staff to be friendly and approachable. They made fun of the parent dorm monitor, and were just nasty, self centered girls.
The second half of the ballet in Candy Land draws on some obvious cultural clichés; the Chinese tea dance always makes me cringe. This seemed to us to make it much more personal for our Philadelphia audience as well as sneaking in some actual history. Our child danced here for the Summer Intensive. The girls in her shared dorm room - 2 were nice, 2 were mean girls. No auditions are required for pre-ballet students.
You can also search near a city, place, or address instead. Refresh this Yelp page and try your search again. Although I followed their protocol, I have yet to receive the refund that is owed to me or a response to any of the 4 attempts I have made so far to contact them. We took our daughter out a week early from The Rock. She spent about that much time on the bus going back and forth to the school. The big highlight of her first week was an evening trip to Kmart - which was so disorganized and chaotic she ended up not getting on one of the buses to go. And as for their - 'if you are late for the bus we will leave' rule, no they do not leave.
But if you can overlook the stereotyping, attending the show is like sipping a mug of mulled cider: a comforting blend of wintery and warm. If you're still having trouble, check out. One - my daughter danced 2, 2 hour classes a day at The Rock. Sandy in creating the new studio, giving the staff many years of experience working together as students, classmates and teachers. Couldn't be more disappointed in The Rock.
The children are thrilled to see what may be their first and only Nutcracker. The nine-year-old in me was pleased and jealous. What was the inspiration behind Nutcracker 1776? The kids sit on the bus 30-45 minutes waiting for who ever isn't quite ready, before the long bus ride to the school. The quality of dance instruction was good, but otherwise the organization has a lot to be desired. A special thank you to Laura B who helped her dance more cleanly. She auditioned and was accepted as I believe just about everyone is.
Once at class, my daughter felt the class was average. Alix Rosenfeld reviews two of many. Pennsylvania Ballet Company Member Russell Ducker with students from The School of Pennsylvania Ballet. . Our recreational classes focus on the classical art of Ballet with Tap and Jazz to enhance the learning experience. The Best Dance Training in the Region Since 1963 The Rock School for Dance Education has developed a reputation as one of the nation's top pre-professional training programs. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev While some choreographers play around with the ages of Marie and the Nutcracker, Balanchine insisted the roles be danced by children.
Reload this Yelp page and try your search again. If you're still having trouble, check out. The The Rock School for Dance Education's 'Nutcracker 1776' provides a delightful patriotic twist to a traditional holiday classic. You can also search near a city, place, or address instead. How has the community received the production over the years? We love sharing our passion for dance with students and appreciate all the families who choose Dancers' Corner for their child's dance education! It will re-open November 10, 2016. Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The other teachers from McAfee joined Mrs.
My daughter is extremely mature, self motivating, and hard working both in ballet and school. Click the x next to this line. Contact to reserve your group today! Among them could be the next generation of Misty Copelands and Sergei Polunins, and you can catch them before they move to the next phases of their bright futures. Marie is whisked away to the land of sweets with her Prince for a night of entertainment by countries from all over the world or all over Europe and Asia, anyway. Performers Ballet students ages 4 and up may perform in Nutcracker 1776. I highly recommend it and she hopes to return next year and audition for the year round program.
This is only our third year of doing this production but the response has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic. Clara transforms from her white-and-red party dress to a patriotic red, white, and blue number for the fray against the Mouse King. I am very disappointed with The Rock School. Our Ballet Company students experience dancing en Pointe based on individual ability and progress. Under the artistic direction of Bojan Spassoff and Stephanie Wolf Spassoff, this exciting 70-minute production is suitable for families and children of all ages.
You'll receive personalized assistance with show selections in consideration of your interests, budget, and special requests. If it does, follow its instructions to enable Location Services for Safari. If you're still having trouble, check out. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 15 or more by calling 610-431-4321 or emailing. Our program has grown from one dance room and three instructors when we opened in 2010, to two dance rooms and five instructors in 2013, and now in 2019, we are adding a third dance room and have 10 instructors on staff! To that end, we welcome commentary from professionals and amateurs alike about the performing and visual arts, as well as any other field of interest to our eclectic group of contributors. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 10 or more.