ages 12 and up 11:00 to 12:15 ages 7 and up 12:30 to 1:30
ages 4 and up 1:45 to 2:30 Adults 2:30 to 3:30
Audition Fee: $15
1991 – Lumiere Dance Company is founded by Svetlana Caton with the premiere performance of Menotti’s “Unicorn”
in collaboration with the music department of Stony Brook University.
1994 – In partnership with Venti Petrov, as artistic co-director, Lumiere Dance Company takes the title of Lumiere Ballet Co., Inc. and becomes a Not-For-Profit Art Organization under code 501( c)(3).
Under the direction of the artistic directors, the professional training program is expandedto include intensive summer studies.
Located in Bay Shore, NY., Lumiere Ballet’s expansive state of the arts facility encompasses a main 40’X 30′ studio with a Gertsung sprung flooring system, a rehearsal studio, dressing room, office, lounge, extensive costume storage space and 2 rest rooms.
1. Professional training in classical ballet
2. Professional training in character dance
3. Study of classical Variations
4. Repertoire – Classical and Contemporary
– Enrollment is open to students ages 4 to adult.
– Classes are offered daily
– The curriculum offers 2 primary levels and 6 formal levels in ballet.
Lumiere Ballet training is comprehensive and rigorous. Time has shown that the training method prepares the student well for their future, whether it be career in dance or any other discipline or endeavor of study.
Our teaching method corresponds to the Vaganova Methodology.
It combines the elegant style of the French School and the strength of the Italian School
We bring live stagings of the great classics, story ballets and contemporary works
From the night of its first performance in 1991 at the Staller Center, Lumiere Ballet has more than lived up to its deceptively simple but meaningful title.
From the very beginning, Svetlana and Venti, with those responsible for its creation believed that the finest traditions of the time-tested art of ballet can thrive in our diverse communities, inspiring awake and eager young talents.
As an art organization, Lumiere Ballet is designed to cover all activities in connection with ballet: literature, painting, history, acting, fashion, writing, theater, film, etc…
Contributions made to Lumiere Ballet Co., Inc. are tax deductable.
BOARD of DIRECTORS
Svetlana Caton, Venti Petrov, Lindsay Henry, Allen Fung, Virginia Kuster
ARTISTIC DIRECTORS / HEAD FACULTY
Svetlana Caton & Venti Petrov
Rose Walsh, Aina Tadokoro
Jennifer Glynn, Lisa Voos