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New Haven Ballet Newsletter
July 2015 

New Haven Ballet is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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Dear New Haven Ballet Friends and Families,

Summer has arrived and NHB has been busy performing at several summer festivals, including New Haven's Dancing in the Streets (pictured above), in addition to readying for our summer intensive program. We are also busy planning many exciting events for next year, including brand new state of the art studios in Branford, special guest master teachers, and other incredible opportunities for NHB students. More details coming soon!

Wishing you all a fun-filled summer,

Lisa Sanborn
Artistic Director 
New Haven Ballet
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Alumni Reunion

New Haven Ballet would like to invite all alums to attend an open class  and/or lunch this  Saturday, July 11th . Class will be taught by Ruth Barker from 10-11:30 am followed by lunch in Dancespace. Class and lunch combined will be $20; $10 if you will only be attending class or lunch. We look forward to having you join us for this exciting event!

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Fall Registration Opens This Week

Fall Registration opens Friday, July 10. Register online, contact 203-782-9038 or email:

Fall classes begin September 8, 2015.

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New State of the Art Studios in Branford Coming!

We cannot wait to introduce NHB students to 2 new spacious, beautiful, state of the art studios, which are being constructed to NHB's specifications. The new studios will boast new wood sprung floors, new lighting in addition to natural light, new marley dance surfaces, a new sound system, include a waiting area for families, ample parking, convenient location directly off of I-95, as well as a work space for our costume designer and other talented sewers to work on costumes and fittings. This brand new state of the art facility will be ready in time to host a new fall lineup of classes beginning in September 2015. Check back later this summer for more details, including a special week of pre-fall classes in August and a grand opening celebration!

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Summer Classes

Miro Magloire, Artistic Director of New Chamber Ballet, helped kick off NHB's Summer Intensive Program! NHB is excited to welcome back Mr. Magloire, who taught NHB's summer elementary, youth and advanced classes on Monday, July 6. 

Read an article about Mr. Magloire featuring NHB Faculty member, Emily Adams, who performed as a member of New Chamber Ballet before joining NHB.


Summer Registration 

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Upcoming Summer Guest Master Class

School of American Ballet Faculty member, Katrina Killian, is returning to teach a ballet technique class at NHB on Friday, August 21. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to train with one of the country's premier ballet teachers. All 2014-2015 Level 6/7/ 8 students are eligible to participate. $20 fee. Class size is limited. NHB must receive your fee to reserve your spot. 
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Performances (and, Nutcracker Audition Date)

Bravo to NHB's Company, who performed brilliantly at several summer festivals, including: Fair Haven Festival, Audubon Arts on the Edge, Dancin' in the Streets, Kesa Whitaker's Benefit Performance, and International Festival of Arts and Ideas. 

Our next performance is The Nutcracker!

NHB company members and students perform exclusively in The Nutcracker at the historic Shubert Theater in downtown New Haven with the New Haven Ballet Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Richard Gard, and principal guest artists from leading companies like, New York City Ballet.

Mark your calendars: Nutcracker auditions will be held at 70 Audubon Street, New Haven, on September 19-20 for NHB registered students.

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Adult Open Division

Adult Open Division: Adult Open Division evening classes will be held on a drop-in basis to students aged 14+ at Danspace, 70 Audubon Street (Lower Level) New Haven, beginning June 15 , on  Monday Tuesday  and  Thursday  evenings from 6-7:30 p.m.  Saturday classes are held from 10-11:30 a.m.
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CT Open/NHB 50/50 Project

NHB is participating in the Connecticut Open 50/50 Project. You can help raise money for New Haven Ballet by purchasing tickets for this special event! You can purchase tickets online by visiting  and select "Daily Tickets" from the "Tickets and Travel" drop down menu. Once you have selected your session of choice enter code  CO15NHB  to purchase your tickets. You must use this code in order for New Haven Ballet to receive 50% of your order. If you prefer to mail in your ticket form, please fill out the attached order form and mail to the address on the order form.

Thank you for your support!
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70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Tel. 203.782.9038