Teacher's Seminar 2014

Kayti Bouljon with PNBS students.
Photo by Rex Tranter

Pacific Northwest Ballet School
April 9-12, 2014
Seattle, WA

Bringing dance educators together for a total-immersion experience, Pacific Northwest Ballet School’s Teachers’ Seminar presents expert presentations in dance training, philosophies, and practical practices with tickets to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s production of George Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Participants experience an insider’s view of PNBS’ programs for stu­dents ages 2 to professional.

Topics include:

  • Discussions and Demonstrations of PNB School syllabus and teaching methodology
    PNB School Faculty
  • Engaging Young Dancers (ages 4-7)
    Kayti Bouljon, Manager, Community Education Programs and PNBS Faculty Member
  • Costuming on a Limited Budget
    Larae Hascall, PNB Costume Shop Manager
  • Fostering Emerging Choreographic Talent
    Kiyon Gaines, PNB Soloist and Next Step Coordinator
  • Marketing Strategies for Ballet Schools: Print, Digital, Social Media, and More
    Lia Chiarelli, Associate Director of Marketing
  • Injury Screening and Prevention
    Nancy J. Kadel, MD, Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Chair, Dance/USA Task Force on Dancer Health; International Association of Dance Medicine (IADMS) elected Board Member

  • Discussions with PNB Consultants
    Peggy Swistak, M.S., R.D., C.D., Nutritionist, and Toby Diamond, Ph.D., Psychologist
  • How to Get Boys to Your School & How to Keep Them; “Threads: A Journey of Boys who Dance”
    Timothy Lynch, PNB Faculty Member
  • Pre-Performance Lecture: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    Doug Fullington, Education Programs Manager and Assistant to the Artistic Director
  • Performance: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Exchange ideas and make new connections at PNB’s dance training facility, the Phelps Center. Attendees will also enjoy PNB’s performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with a backstage tour of McCaw Hall.


2014 Registration Form - Click Here
2014 Complete Seminar Schedule - Click Here

Email wendy@pnb.org for more info.
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