Peninsula School of Performing Arts Ballet Summer Intensive Auditions

Peninsula School of Performing Arts Ballet Summer Intensive Auditions

New York City Ballet soloist, Antonio Carmena, returns to Palos Verdes to teach at a local ballet summer intensive at Peninsula School of Performing Arts (PSPA) in Lunada Bay.

This two week  summer intensive for intermediate and advanced students has been coordinated with Dance Peninsula Ballet and boasts an impressive lineup of instructors.  In addition to Mr. Carmena, classes will also be taught by Dance Peninsula Ballet’s Artistic Director, Roberto Almaguer.  Mr. Almaguer is a former Ballet Nacional de Cuba principal dancer and a well know Master Ballet Instructor throughout the United States and Internationally.   Other ballet faculty will include Julia Ortega a former Ballet Nacional de Cuba principal dancer and a member of the faculty at the Trudl Zipper Dance Institute at The Colburn School,  Vera Ninkovic who completed her training at the Royal Ballet School in London and Marina Kalinina who attended the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet Academy and has performed as a soloist in over 60 countries with ballet and character dance companies including Moiseyev & Berioska.  Rounding out the dance experience will be the opportunity to take classes with Broadway dancer Michael Pereira.  This is truly a unique program for Palos Verdes and South Bay dancers and is conveniently located on the Peninsula.

Auditions will be held on June 2nd at 10:30am at 2325 Palos Verdes Drive West, Ste. 106, Palos Verdes Estates.

Program dates are June 18-29th and classes take place from 9:30am to 3:30pm.  For additional information go to or call (310) 375-1398.

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