Tutus, Tiaras & A Prince Or Two…


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Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet

The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet is accepting registrations for their popular summer dance camp, “Tutus, Tiaras & A Prince Or Two…” scheduled for the week of August 7 – 11.

The 5-day dance camp is a wonderful first experience for young 3.5 to 5 year olds who are ready to attend dance class by themselves without a parent. Class activities include Pre-ballet class, story time, creative play and craft-making based on the stories of famous ballets.

Classes meet Monday through Friday from 10am to 11:45. On the last day the students present a demo for parents and friends.

Artistic Director Monika Alch says this is a wonderful introduction to the magical world of ballet for young boys and girls. She also notes that the benefits of a dance education are numerous. Students learn coordination, musicality and creativity while building endurance, strength, flexibility and balance. They also make new friends and learn class participation skills in a positive and encouraging setting.

The class will be instructed by guest instructor Brittany Bush, a dancer with the Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre in Boston, Mass. Ms. Bush is also on the faculty of The Brookline Ballet School in Boston where she instructs pre-ballet classes.

Tuition for the week is $85. An application can be found on the CRYB website at www.cryb.net. Early registration is encouraged as the class fills quickly. Information also available by calling the studio at 716-664-9766 or emailing at info@cryb.net.