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Friday, October 4, 2019

Joyce Master Class Series at Gibney - BalletX

Caili Quan Gabriel Bienczycki

Take a master class led by choreographers, artistic directors and company members performing at The Joyce.  Learn repertory, try a new technique or dance style, challenge yourself. Register in advance and get a discount code for the company’s upcoming performances at The Joyce Theater!

Class Description:
Enjoy a classical ballet warm-up with company member Caili Quan before learning some of signature BalletX repertoire. Students will be exposed to the company’s methodology as well as nuances and inflections of each choreographer’s voice.

Instructor Bio:

Caili Quan started her dance training in her native Guam under the direction of John Grensback and Bettina Sanzotta. At the age of 16, she moved from Guam to New York City to continue her classical training at Ballet Academy East. In 2007, Caili received a scholarship to be a trainee with Richmond Ballet, and in 2009, she received an apprenticeship with Charlotte Ballet. During her training, she performed works by George Balanchine, Marius Petipa, and Malcolm Burn, among others. In 2019, Caili became the first BalletX dancer commissioned to premiere a choreographic work on the full company while still dancing in the company. Caili joined BalletX in January 2013. 

BalletX at the Joyce:


See  BalletX perform at The Joyce Theater October 1-6, 2019

Hailed as “among America’s best” by The New York Times, BalletX returns to The Joyce Theater with the New York premiere of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s The Little Prince, a full-length ballet performed to the live music of composer Peter Salem. Inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless novella of adventure and enlightenment, Lopez Ochoa’s The Little Prince is a ballet for the whole family, sure to delight the imagination of children and adults alike. For more information see: JOYCE.ORG


Master Class Information:


Location: Gibney, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street), New York, NY

Date/Time: Friday, October 4, 2019

Instructor: Caili Quan

Level: Intermediate/Advanced (Ballet technique required)

Cost: $25




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