(38) Jessica Wallis, Ballet In The City

ballerina, Ballet, Ballet Class, ballet in cleveland, ballet in the city, ballet interview, ballet master classes, ballet performance, ballet podcast, ballet presenter, columbus ohio, Conversations on Dance, dance cleveland, dance interview, dance podcast, dancer, Featured, guest artist, jessica wallis, master class, Miami City Ballet, miami city ballet dancers, Michael Sean Breeden, rebecca king ferraro

This week we are pleased to welcome Jessica Wallis, Ballet in the City founder.  If you are a regular listener, you have heard us talk about Ballet in the City in the past as they have been one of our sponsors from the very beginning.  We were so happy to sit down with Jessica in Miami a few weeks ago to hear more about how her organization come about.  Jessica studied ballet through highschool until an injury ended her dreams of becoming a professional dancer.  After attending college and becoming a school teacher, she realized she needed something more.  So she quit her job and created Ballet in Cleveland, an organization designed to present ballet in her home town, an area starved for classical ballet after the closing of San Jose Cleveland Ballet.  As her project grew, she decided to create Ballet in the City and implement this model in other locations across the country.  This Sunday she is presenting us for a live Conversations on Dance master class and the recording of a live podcast in Columbus Ohio.  If you are in the area, come dance with us!  Register now at balletinthecity.org/programs-and-events.html.

The post (38) Jessica Wallis, Ballet In The City appeared first on tendusunderapalmtree.com.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.