Medicine Hat Master Class

Take your ballet training to the next level this summer when Alberta Ballet School comes to Medicine Hat College. Alberta Ballet School is the official training school of Alberta Ballet Company.

Join Taryn Klassen, Head of Junior School, Alberta Ballet School,  Professional Division, Licentiate CSC-CICB; Maestro Cecchetti Diploma in a two - half day master class studying curriculum from the School's Professional Division.

Junior Class (Ages 9-12):
The junior ballet class will concentrate on the fundamentals of classical ballet technique with a strong emphasis on accurate posture and alignment. Throughout the class students will develop an understanding of the importance of mechanics within individual movements while being physically challenged to develop strength and dynamics in their dancing. Artistic and musical qualities will be explored and enhanced with the integration of live accompaniment. Students will develop a greater awareness of the importance and value of both a strong technical foundation and quality of artistry within their training in order to enhance their overall dance ability in any style.

Two Day Master Class
Monday, August 13th:  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, August 14th: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Requirements: Minimum 1 year ballet experience
Early Bird Price (before July 30): $225.00
After July 30: $240.00
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Senior Class ( Ages 13+):
The senior ballet class will aim to further develop the understanding of the students approach to their training emphasizing equal importance of a strong technical foundation and artistic quality. Continuing to develop and strengthen the correct posture and alignment and refinement of technique, students will also be challenged to explore dynamic qualities of movement and attention to detail. Live accompaniment will encourage the students to explore musical nuances and understand varying dance rhythms and how they apply to movement. Students will be inspired to approach their classwork from a theatrical perspective allowing them to become more well-rounded and stronger both physically and artistically.  

Two Day Master Class
Monday, August 13th:  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, August 14th:  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Requirements: Minimum 2 years ballet experience
Early Bird Price (before July 30): $225.00 + gst
After July 30: $240.00 + gst
Register Here