Welcome to our first Master Class of 2016 – Graham Master Class with BGLV alumna Jessica Sgambelluri! Sunday, January 24, 2016, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley studios, 556 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018. $20.00 per student.
Class is open to upper intermediate and advanced ballet students, ages 14 and up, from all schools and all areas, with at least four years of dance training. Observers are welcome at no charge. A “Meet the Artist” session will follow the class.
Advanced paid registration is required for students – to download form, click Graham Master Class with Jessica Sgambelluri. Observers (no charge) should also use this form to reserve seating. Complete and mail with full payment by January 20, 2016 to Ballet Guild of the Lehigh Valley, Inc., 556 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018. Space is limited both for dancers and observers – first come, first served.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity! Ms. Sgambelluri’s bio is below.
Jessica has been dancing for 19 years; she is from Pennsylvania and now lives in New York City. Before college, she trained at Gotta Dance, PYB, and with Maestro Hector Zaraspe. In 2010 Jessica received a BFA in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, where she performed works by Lar Lubovitch, Emery Lecrone, Jessica Lang, Dwight Rhoden, Alwin Nikolais, John Butler and Cherice Barton. She was selected to perform in the Yang Liping International Dance Festival in Kunming, China, as well as the Brooklyn Dance Festival, Table of Silence, The Visible Project, and with 360 Dance Company. Jessica is also a dancer in a new immersive theater production, “Esoterica”, which will premiere in New York City. She most recently performed a duet on TED Talks Live’s “War and Peace” episode. Jessica is currently dancing with Graham 2, and is the 2015 recipient of the Pearl Lang Award. When not dancing, Jessica has modeled for Jaqlin Medlock Photography, the “Dancers Among Us” series, Dance Spirit Magazine, Olga Makukh Photography and David Flores Photography.
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