May 2018
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Message from the Artistic Director

Dear New Haven Ballet Friends and Families,

It's performance time! It has been a delight to work with so many talented students and we are excited to share their accomplishments with you. This spring we also celebrate the achievements of our brilliant high school seniors.

NHB's students present Beauty and the Beast, with special presentations of Paquita by NHB's Company and our outreach program, Shared Ability, at the Shubert Theater on May 19 at 1:30 p.m. 

Great seats are still available:  Beauty and the Beast Tickets

And, don't forget to order your  Beauty and the Beast DVDs.

Please note classes are cancelled Wednesday-Saturday during Tech Week (May 16-19) and resume for Parent Observation Week, the final week of the spring term (May 21-26).  

I look forward to seeing you at Beauty and the Beast at the Shubert Theater on Saturday, May 19!

Best wishes,

Lisa Sanborn
Artistic Director 
New Haven Ballet
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The Great Give

Thank you to all who donated to the Great Give. NHB raised  $6,840 , which will be used to provide professional classical ballet instruction, tremendous outreach programs, like  Shared Ability and  DanceAIR , recreational classes for teens and adults, and performances, including The Nutcracker and our upcoming Beauty and the Beast at the Shubert Theater .
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Outreach Performances

Please come and support our Outreach Program  dancers. 

Shared Ability performs at the Shubert Theater on Saturday, May 19, at 1:30 p.m.  
Shared Ability Performance Tickets

DanceAIR performs (FREE) at ECA ACES Performing Arts Hall on Friday, May 25, at 6:00 p.m. 

We hope to see you there!
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Summer Camp

What are you doing this summer? 

Make friends that last a lifetime while improving your technique  by spending your summer at NHB --

NHB has class offerings for everyone aged 3+ years to Adult:

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Sara Adams Master Classes

New York City Ballet Soloist, Sara Adams, will kick off NHB's Summer Sessions by offering ballet technique classes to Levels 4-8:
Saturday, June 16, 2018
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Levels 4/5
70 Audubon Street, New Haven
Fee: $25/student
Saturday, June 16, 2018
1:00-3:30 p.m. (with pointe)
Levels 6-8
70 Audubon Street, New Haven
Fee: $35/student 

All students enrolled in Levels 4-8 are invited and encouraged to attend. Students are required to wear their 2017-2018 class uniform.
This is an excellent opportunity for NHB students. To reserve your spot please email: or call tel. 203-782-9038. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Teen/Adult Classes 

Open Division class schedule changes:
 Click here  for 2018 Summer schedules
Adult/Teen Open Division class rates:
$19 per class  ($175 10-class card)
$16 per class Students/Seniors 65+ years. ($150  College/Senior 10-class card)
$13 per barre ($115 Barre only 10-class card)
We look forward to a wonderful summer and hope to see you in class!

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NHB to Visit NYCB 

On Saturday, June 2, NHB Level 5-8 students will visit Lincoln Center in NYC to see New York City Ballet perform Coppelia.
This trip has become an annual tradition for intermediate and advanced level NHB students. They also have a chance to take a class taught by a NYCB dancer. 

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Grant Award

Thank you Theresa Foundation for awarding NHB $2,000 in support of our  Shared Ability program! The Theresa Foundation's generosity helps ensure NHB will be able to continue to offer weekly dance workshops every spring to differently-abled students. 
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May 16-19: Tech Week - 
     Classes Canceled 
May 19: Beauty and the Beast
     1:30 p.m.,  Shubert Theater
May 21-26: Observation Week
May 25: DanceAIR performance
     6:00 p.m., ECA ACES
May 26: Last Day of Spring Term
June 2: NYCB Class Trip
     Levels 5-8
June 10: International Festival of
     Arts and Ideas
     NHBC performs Paquita
     New Haven Green, 2:00 p.m.
June 16: Sara Adams Master Classes -  Levels 4-8
May 29-Aug. 4: Summer Classes

New Haven Ballet, Inc.
70 Audubon Street
New Haven, CT 06510
Tel. 203.782.9038