January 2017
Happy New Year
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Thomas Giroir (c) 2017
Mike Franzman (c) 2017

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Message from the Artistic Director

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone enjoyed a warm and wonderful holiday. We have many exciting things planned this spring and look forward to welcoming students back into the studios.

I wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed to our beautiful  Nutcracker performances this year. Every year gets better and this year was no exception. The shows were spectacular!

At NHB, we are grateful for the amazing things we experienced in 2016 and eagerly anticipate what 2017 may bring.
 
My very best wishes,
Lisa Sanborn
Artistic Director

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Dance Injury Prevention Workshop

NHB is offering a  dance wellness/injury prevention workshop  with Brian Magna, PT/DPT, of Magna Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center LLC.

When: Saturday, January 7, 2017, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Studio 70, 70 Audubon Street, New Haven
Who: Level 4-8 students, parents and faculty
Cost: FREE

Last year, this highly successful workshop was heralded as the best one  of the year. Call to reserve your spot: 203-782-9038.

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Company Auditions

Level 5-8 students are invited and encouraged to audition for NHB's Company and Apprentice Company. The 2017 repertory will include excerpts from Swan Lake and other works.

The audition will be held  Friday, January 13, 2017, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Danspace Studios , New Haven. 

Level 5-8 classes are canceled on Friday, January 13, due to Company auditions. Students not planning to audition may make up classes.


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Nutcracker DVDs

Relive the magic of  The Nutcracker all over again!

A DVD of NHB's 2016 The Nutcracker is the perfect way to preserve memories and enjoy the wonderful production for years to come.

NHB Nutcracker DVD orders must be placed by January 20, 2017.

Late orders cannot be processed or accepted.

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Spring Registration

NHB's spring term begins January 23. Registration for new students is open online now. Please register early as some classes are beginning to fill and wait lists will be forming.

Students from the fall term are automatically registered for the spring term. 


Creative Ballet 1 through Level 8 students are eligible to perform in NHB's Spring Performance at the Shubert Theater on May 20.

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Shared Ability

We will once again be offering our Shared Ability program to differently abled students ages 10-20 years. If you or someone you know is interested in participating please contact NHB's Office at 203-782-9038.

Shared Ability provides dance workshops lead by movement specialist, Kerry Kincy, with assistance from NHB advanced student dancers. 


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Alum News

NHB alum, Emily Fixx, is a student at University of Vermont, where she has continued to dance and started a dance program, Project Prima, for differently abled students .

Emily is featured in the photo at left with the cast of NHB's Nutcracker circa 2009. Can you name any of the dancers featured? 

Learn more about Emily and Project Prima:  Emily Fixx

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2017 Calendar

  • January 2: Classes resume
  • January 13: NHB Company Audition
  • January 16: No classes: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • January 21: Last day of winter term 
  • January 23: Spring term begins
  • March 13-19: Spring recess. NO CLASSES
  • April 14-16: No Classes: Good Friday/Easter
  • May 20: NHB Spring Performance, Shubert Theater, New Haven
  • May 22-27: Parent Observation Week
  • May 27: Last day of spring term

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70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Tel. 203.782.9038