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Don Quixote Cast Members Share How They Prepare for their Roles

“This is a role I have wanted to do my entire life so I feel extremely thrilled and honored to not only dance the role but embody the character of Mercedes,” Tara Ghassemieh, Festival Ballet [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|

SBA Students Receive Top Awards At YAGP Regionals

The Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest global network of dance. Over the years, many Southland Ballet Academy students have participated and won at YAGP competitions, which are held all over the world. [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|

SBA Alumna Caroline Perry To Compete At The 2017 Prix de Lausanne

We would like to extend a huge congratulations to Southland Ballet Academy alumna Caroline Perry to be one of the five Americans selected to compete at the 2017 Prix de Lausanne.  The Prix de Lausanne is [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|

SBA Students Advance And Shine In Recent Competitions

Congratulations to Southland Ballet Academy students Maile Campagna, Silvi Lybbert, Eila Neuroth and Moorea Pike on proceeding to the Preliminary 2 auditions in the Ballet Division of The Music Center's Spotlight 2017.  This competition is open to [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|

Yuan Yuan Tan To Bring Shanghai Students To Southland Ballet Academy

San Francisco Ballet Principal Dancer Yuan Yuan Tan will be hosting students from Shanghai, China at Southland Ballet Academy.  On Monday, January 16th traveling students will be attending a class instructed by Ms. Tan and will complete [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|

Spotlight: Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky

We are honored to have Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky as our guest artists for the last week of performances of Festival Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker ballet at The Irvine Barclay Theatre. The husband-and-wife former [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|