This month, the Lawrence Ballet Theatre will attend and perform at the Regional Dance America National Festival in Phoenix, AZ. For only the fourth time in it’s sixty year history, Regional Dance America will be gathering on a national level for one, five day dance festival. The five regions of the United States – Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, MidStates and Pacific – will bring 86 companies and 2,000 dancers to Phoenix, Arizona in May of 2017. The festival will feature masterclasses by world – renowned faculty, five evenings of performances and seminars for dancers, directors, board members, guild members and costumers.
Senior and Junior company members will take daily classes with master teachers, audition for scholarships, and will be performing in pieces by this year’s LBT guest artists. Dancers will be accompanied by Cynthia Crews, Lawrence Ballet Theatre Artistic Director, Paige Comparato, LAC Dance Faculty Member, in addition to several parent volunteer-chaperones.