Published Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:00 am
On Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10 AM to 2 PM, Toledo Ballet welcomes students of all ages interested in a variety of dance instruction to attend its Open House. Prospective students and their parents are invited come and learn more about what Toledo Ballet has to offer, meet faculty members, take a tour of its state-of-the-art facility, and observe classes.
“We’re excited to open our doors to our community to showcase everything that Toledo Ballet has to offer,” says Lisa Mayer-Lang, Artistic Director for Toledo Ballet. “We provide so much more than classical ballet training. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing the highest level of instruction and performance opportunities for our students while fostering a lifelong love for dance.”
Toledo Ballet offers classes in dance of all varieties, including classical ballet training, modern hip-hop, contemporary, tap, and jazz, as well as tumbling, Pilates, TRX, conditioning, voice, and more. The Spring Semester is 18-weeks long and begins on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 and concludes on Saturday, May 30, 2020. Registration opens Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Toledo Ballet is located at 5327 Monroe St., Toledo, Ohio 43623. The Open House will take place Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10 AM-2 PM. Visitors are welcome to stop in and out throughout the day. Students are able to register for the Spring Semester at the Open House, by calling Toledo Ballet at 419.471.0049, or by visiting toledoballet.com. For more information, please
ABOUT THE TOLEDO ALLIANCE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (TAPA):
Toledo Ballet and Toledo Symphony are the region’s oldest performing arts institutions. Toledo Ballet, celebrating its 80th year of dance instruction, is recognized as one of America’s finest pre-professional dance programs. The Toledo Symphony, celebrating its 76th season, is recognized as one of the finest regional orchestras in the country, employing 65 professional musicians, as well as numerous extra players annually as repertoire demands.
On January 1, 2019, the Toledo Ballet and Toledo Symphony officially merged to form the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA), a new non-profit organization dedicated to providing exceptional live music and dance performances and education for the region.
Combined, the Toledo Ballet and Toledo Symphony reach more than 260,000 individuals annually through performances and education programs. The series concerts (Masterworks, Pops, Dance, Chamber, Mozart in the Afternoon, and Family Series) are the critical underpinning of TAPA’s artistic mission and regularly draw people from 135 zip codes. Education programs, student performances and community concerts are held in schools, neighborhood churches, performing arts centers and community facilities throughout the region; many are offered at no charge or provided at a reduced fee to help expand participation. For more information, please visit www.artstoledo.com.