Ballet Arts Studio is excited to announce a new addition to its ballet faculty, Eve Chan, who will be teaching additional technique classes at the studio, including an advanced leaps and turns class, on Fridays. Ms Chan began her ballet training in the Royal Academy of Dance method in Hong Kong. At age 17, she was selected into the professional training program at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in Classical Ballet. Upon graduation, she became a ballerina with the Hong Kong Ballet, where she performed for nine years, rising to demi-soloist, and also becoming Resident Choreographer. While with the Company, Eve performed throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, and China, and danced many featured roles in classical and contemporary ballets, including Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, and Cinderella. Ms. Chan's choreography has been presented in the United States, Europe and the Far East.
Upon her retirement as a professional dancer, Ms. Chan received an MFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase, where she taught ballet, pointe and Variations classes at the Conservatory of Dance, and taught ballet classes at the School of the Arts. Ms. Chan currently teaches ballet in New York City and throughout the Northeast.
In addition to the new ballet technique classes, Ballet Arts studio will be adding an additional Musical Theater Class, taught by Ms. Katie Bissinger, on Fridays at 5:30 as well as an additional level of the popular tap classes, level 5, which will be offered on Saturdays. Classes for the 2015-2016 season begin September 14th. Registration is now open. For more information and to register for classes, please visit the website at www.BalletArtsStudio.com or contact Ballet Arts Studio at 845-831-1870 or via email at info@BalletArtsStudio.com.