Welcome to Lumière Ballet Co., Inc.

SCHOOL OF RUSSIAN BALLET

“It is not enough to please the eye. We strive to engage the heart.

Founders, Artistic Directors, Head Faculty.

Svetlana Caton and Venti Petrov 

NUTCRACKER  BALLET AT  THE  MAGUIRE  THEATER  IN  OLD  WESTBURY

DECEMBER  15 & 16

 2018 Fall Audition / Registration

SATURDAY  SEPTEMBER  8

AUDITION GROUPS:

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

 

 

 

ABOUT LUMIERE BALLET

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.

OUR MISSION

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.

 

LUMIERE BALLET TRAINING PROGRAM

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 

 

LUMIERE BALLET PERFORMING COMPANY

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
ADDITIONAL FACULTY
Rose Walsh, Aina Tadokoro
ADMINISTRATION
Jennifer Glynn, Lisa Voos