Repertoire Studies Workshops

We are happy to announce that Ballet Chicago’s 2021 Digital Season will include five weeks of Repertoire Studies Workshops – Master Classes for Intermediate and Advanced Students.  It’s a wonderful opportunity for students to learn steps from ballets presented in the season, then tune into that night’s performance to see what they have just learned in performance. Here is a peek at what you can expect:

Saturday, February 27th  at 4:00pm

Dancers will learn the opening steps of Mr. Duell’s leg-flying, finger-snapping finale from Ellington Suite. 

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Saturday, March 6th at 4:00pm

Test your brain and your body to learn the First Movement “Crazy Step” and the Third Movement “Hops” from George Balanchine’s peerless Concerto Barocco

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Saturday, March 13th at 4:00pm

Mr. Seymour guides dancers through choreographic sequences from this week’s ballets – Intermezzi, LongLivingLine, and Celestial Rites

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Saturday, March 20th at 4:00pm

Mr. Seymour guides dancers through choreographic sequences from this week’s ballets – Secrets de Printemps 

and Creatures of Prometheus

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Saturday, March 27th at 4:00pm

Ballet Chicago’s final class of the Repertory Studies Workshop will include sections from three ballets.  We start with the opening steps from Mr. Balanchine’s Who Cares?, then move to the “entrechat” section from the Swan Queen’s variation from Balanchine’s Swan Lake.  We then finish with the intricate “Five Man Tango” section from Mr. Seymour’ s Danzon!  Each very different in flavor, and sure to challenge you in your final class.