Alberta training leads to professional jobs for young dancers

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June 4, 2019, Calgary, AB – Join us for an exquisite evening with some of the province’s most promising young dancers in Alberta Ballet School’s year-end performance of Les Sylphides and other works.

This will be the last time many of our graduates perform with Alberta Ballet School as some have already received job offers from professional companies.

The media are invited to the rehearsal on Friday, June 7 to speak to students and watch the performance before opening night. Tickets for the performance are available upon request, but photography is not permitted.

“This is always my favourite time of year when the students performing in this spectacular production are able to show off just how hard they’ve worked throughout the year,” said Director, Alberta Ballet School, Ashley McNeil.  “As their teachers, we are so proud of all of their accomplishments and developments and watching them shine on stage brings our faculty so much pride and joy.”

When: Friday, June 7

Time: 2 p.m.

What: Alberta Ballet School students performing in Les Sylphides and Other Works

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium 1415 14 Ave NW, Calgary, AB

*Please confirm attendance by emailing communications@albertaballet.com.*

**Interviews with students and staff can be arranged upon request.**

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About Alberta Ballet School

Established in 1991, Alberta Ballet School is recognized as one of North America’s leading dance schools. Under the leadership of Artistic Principal Ashley McNeil, Alberta Ballet School has an annual enrollment of more than 1,000 local, national and international students in its Professional and Open Division Programs in Calgary and Edmonton. Programming is offered for any level and age of students, from recreational occasional classes to full-time academic and professional training.

Kim Jackson