Register for Clifford Williams Master Class:
2-Day Pop-Up Workshop with Jodie Gates
Laguna Dance Theatre
23854 Via Fabricante, Mission Viejo 92691
Laguna Dance Festival partners with Laguna Dance Theatre/Laguna Ballet to offer a one time only experience. This 2-day Pop-Up workshop features ballet class, Forsythe repertory, choreography class and coaching sessions with LDF Founder & Artistic Director Jodie Gates.
Ms. Gates is the Vice Dean of USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance where she leads the teaching philosophy of today’s successful “hybrid dancer.” Former principal ballerina with the Joffrey Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet and Frankfurt Ballet, she is a nationally recognized choreographer and stager of William Forsythe’s ballets. Surprise guest artist to be announced.
$150 per student
June 22 1:00pm – 5:00 pm
June 23 1:00pm – 6:00 pm
Laguna Dance Theatre is excited to announce Rainer Krenstetter, Principal with Miami City Ballet and Former Principal with StaatsBallet Berlin, Guest Artist in Residence April-June 2018
Rainer Krenstetter began his training at the Ballet School of the Vienna State Opera, then trained Royal Ballet School in London joining the a corps de ballet member with the Vienna State Opera Ballet in 2000. He joined the Berlin State Ballet in 2002 under the direction of Vladimir Malakhov; becoming a principal dancer in 2013. Since 2014 he has been principal dancer Miami City Ballet.
Rainer won the Prix De Lausanne in 1999, and has been a member of the jury at the International Ballet Competition in Rome and Riga.