Posted on May 6, 2019

Performance at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

On April 18th, our students performed at the New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital for the patients and staff.

Posted on May 6, 2019

Master Class with Catherine Batcheller

On April 10th and 11th, Ms. Batcheller taught master classes for SLK students and alumni. 

Posted on May 6, 2019

UK Workshops

In March, several of our current students and alumni participated in Chevalier Ballet's workshops at schools in Yorkshire, UK. 

Posted on Marchl 1,2019

Master Class with Leanne King

We were once again thrilled to have Leanne King come to SLK Ballet School all the way from Central Ballet School in London, UK.

Posted on May 6, 2019

Exchange with Central School of Ballet 

During the second week of March, SLK students Isabella Vanik and Claire Silverman participated in an exchange with London's Central School of Ballet.

Posted on February 19, 2019

Master Class with Eugenia Zinovieva

On February 19th, SLK students were lucky to have a master class taught by SLK alum Eugenia Zinovieva

Posted on December 14, 2018

Master Class with Stanislav Belaevsky

We are very happy to have Stanislav Belaevsky visit us at SLK Ballet on December 14th.

SLK Ballet students were fortunate to have a Master Class with Leanne King from Central School of Ballet this February.

Master Class with
Leanne King

Posted on February 16, 2018

Posted on November 29, 2017

Long Island Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker

Many of our dancer's had the pleasure of performing as guest artists in LIBT's Nutcracker over Thanksgiving weekend

Posted on December 28, 2017

Reality Dance Company Nutcracker, Glens Falls

Congratulations to Cassidy Jane Prince for returning to Glens Falls to perform as The Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker alongside Xavier Nunez on leave from Paris Opera

Posted on October 29, 2017

Master Class with Catherine Batcheller

SLK Ballet students experienced a wonderful few days of classes and coaching from
Ms. Batcheller

Posted on August 14, 2017

SLK Ballet at the Downtown Festival

SLK Ballet was chosen to be part of the 36th Annual Battery Dance Festival. Choreographer Clement Mensah, a Battery Dance performer and choreographer set his piece on present SLK Ballet Dancer's and Alumni

Posted on May 22,  2017

SLK Ballet Final Exam in New York City

Congratulations to SLK Ballet Students for completing their final exams on Friday. 

They are now busy rehearsing for the
2017 Summer Soiree!

Posted on April 24,  2017

 

SLK Ballet Photo Shoot in New York City

 

SLK Ballet students were thrilled to model for KD Dance this weekend. 

Posted on April 24,  2017

 

SLK Ballet International Summer Programs

 

Congratulations to Angela, Rachel and Hanna who all received scholarships to the Royal Danish Ballet Summer School!

Posted on April 8, 2017

 

Exchange Trip with
Central School of Ballet

 

SLK Ballet students had the opportunity to travel to London, England this week to train
at the Central School of Ballet. 

Posted on March 26, 2017

Central School of Ballet

 

Leanne King, course development co-ordinator and contemporary teacher from Central School of Ballet, came a gave a contemporary workshop on March 16th and 17th. Next week an elected group of SLK Ballet students will be traveling for an exchange in London, England.

Posted on February 19, 2017

Master Class with Catherine Batcheller 

SLK Ballet is thrilled to welcome Master Class teacher Catherine Batcheller this week!

Posted on February 15, 2017

New York State Ballet

Madison Cole has been asked again to be a guest in New York State Ballet’s performance of Alice in Wonderland.

Posted on February 15, 2017

English National Ballet School

London, England

Congratulations to Cassidy Jane Prince for being chosen to go on a school exchange to English National Ballet School in London for a week in February.

Posted on February 15, 2017

Bolshoi Ballet

Moscow

Congratulations to Stella Duerden on her scholarship to study at the Bolshoi Ballet School in Moscow for two weeks in February.

Posted on February 7, 2017

Harid Conservatory

Boca Raton, FL

Congratulations to Mimi Marchesona for receiving a scholarship to Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL.

Posted on February 7, 2017

Nadine Bommer Dance Company, New York, NY

Congratulations to Nicole Stapleton who will be working with the Nadine Bommer Dance Company trainee program!

Posted on December 23,  2016

 

Dancers Revelations, New York, NY

Congratulations to SLK Ballet Alumni Erina Tanaka, dancing in Dancers Revelations in New York City last weekend!

Posted on December 22,  2016

 

Reality Dance Company Nutcracker, Glens Falls, NY

Congratulations to Cassidy Jane Prince for her performance in the Nutcracker at Reality Dance Company in Glens Falls, NY.

Posted on November 28,  2016

 

The Yorkville Nutcracker, New York City

SLK Ballet students Hanna Tsao, Angela Spensieri, Nicole Stapleton and Anna Lane will be performing as guest artists on December 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th at The Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College. 

Posted on November 27,  2016

 

New York State Ballet

 

SLK Ballet student Madison Cole will be performing as guest artist on December 9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th and 18th at The Kodak Center for Performing Arts, Rochester NY

Posted on November 25,  2016

 

Long Island Ballet Theatre

 

Congratulations to SLK Ballet students Rachel Skipor, Angela Spensieri, Lauren Mead, Teryn Colmery, Hanna Tsao, Mimi Marchesona, Emily Parnell and Madison Mercadante who performed as guest artists with the Long Island Ballet this past weekend in the Nutcracker. 

Posted October 18, 2016

MASTER CLASS

LARISSA PONOMARENKO 

 

SLK Ballet was thrilled to welcome back Larissa Ponomarenko  (Ballet Mistress for Boston Ballet) on Monday October 17th, 2016.

Posted September 29, 2016

 

New York State Ballet

 

We are proud of SLK Ballet student Madison Cole, who will be performing in New York State Ballet's performance of Alice in Wonderland this fall.  

 

Posted on August 11, 2016

 

SLK Ballet International Summer Programs

 

Some of our SLK Ballet students got the opportunity to participate Summer Intensives abroad.  
Enjoy the gallery below highlighting thier success. 

Posted on April 20, 2016

 

Exchange Trip with the Central School of Ballet

 

SLK Ballet was honored to host our guest from Central School of Ballet. We look forward to the exchange trip again next year.

Posted on April 20,  2016

 

Long Island Ballet Theatre

 

SLK Ballet students performed as guest artist with the Long Island Ballet on April 16, 2016. 

Posted on March 5, 2016

 

Exchange Trip with Central School of Ballet

 

Hanna Tsao was delighted by her opportunity to train in London, England at the Central School of Ballet. 

Posted on Feburary 11, 2016

 

Exchange Trip with English National Ballet School.

 

In the month of Feburary, SLK students Lauren Mead and Erina Tanaka had the privilege to go to London, England to train at English National Ballet School.  

Posted on December 2,  2015
 

Long Island Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker 

 

Eight SLK Ballet students were invited as guest performers at the Long Island Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker this Thanksgiving. We would like to congratulate them all on their successful perfomances! 

Posted November 12, 2015
 

Nutcracker

The Holiday season is upon us and the SLK Ballet Ladies are busy rehearsing for the timeless Nutcracker.  Scroll below to see if we are in a town near you!

Posted October 1, 2015

SLK Ballet with Indelible Dance

 

The students of SLK BALLET enjoyed their performance in

THE CITY OF SEASONS, presented by Indelible Dance.  

Indelible Dance pairs their beautiful dancers with music composed and inspired by Vivaldi, in a stunning 360-degree theater in Williamsburg Brooklyn.  

Posted on April 20, 2015

Exchange with the Central School of Ballet

 

Ana Rocha and Clare Guntrip visited SLK Ballet in New York City
this April.

Posted on April 24, 2015

SLK student Erina Tanaka performing in Westchester, New York.

Posted on April 9, 2015
 

Exchange Trip with the Central School of Ballet
 

Again this April, some of our advanced SLK students had the privilege to go to London, England and train at the Central School of Ballet. 

Posted on Feburary 18, 2015

 

Exchange Trip with English National Ballet School.

 

In the month of Feburary some of our advanced SLK students had the privilege to go to London, England and train at English National Ballet School.  Also, we have the honor of hosting some English National Ballet students with Sara Knight at SLK Ballet in New York City.  

Posted on January 1, 2015

 

Westchester Ballet's Nutcracker

 

SLK student Erina Tanaka performing in the Nutcracker in Westchester, New York.

Posted on December 13, 2014

 

Long Island Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker 

 

Six SLK Ballet students were invited as guest performers at the Long Island Ballet Theatre's Nutcracker this Thanksgiving. We would like to congratulate them all on their successful perfomances! 

SLK Ballet graduate Alexandra Harrington in the Snow pas de deux.

SLK Ballet graduate Brittany Cavaco in the Snow pas de deux.

Posted on December 12, 2014. 

 

 

Sedona Chamber Ballet, Arizona 

 

Madison Cole traveled to Arizona this Thanksgiving to guest in the Sedona Chamber Ballet's production of the Nutcracker. The performances were a great success! 

 

Posted April, 2014

 

Exchange Trip with the Central School of Ballet

 

Again during the month of April some of our advanced SLK students had the privilege to go to London, England and train at the Central School of Ballet.  In August, we have the honor of hosting students from Central to train with Sara Knight at SLK Ballet in New York City.  

Posted on OCTOBER 24, 2014

 

 

SLK BALLET performed at the Italian International Dance Festival of NEW York at the Richman Theater in New York City.

Posted November-December 2013

Jenna McCoy guests in Montgomery

Congratulations to Jenna for being asked to guest in Montgomery Ballet's Nutcracker! We all wish her well on the upcoming performances!

Posted on November 15, 2013

 

2013 Long Island Ballet Theatre Nutcracker

This Thanksgiving, eight SLK Ballet students were asked to guest at the Long Island Ballet Theatre's production of The Nutcracker. Thank you girls for performing on your mini break! The performances were most successful!

Posted November, 2013

 

Ainsley Sorenson wins at YoungArts!

 

Congratulations to Ainsley Sorenson for being chosen as a finalist in the National YoungArts in New York City.  YoungArts identifies and supports the next generation of artists, and contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by investing in the artistic development of talented young artists in the visual, literary and performing arts. Ainsley will go on to perform in New York City May 6-11, 2013.

Posted August, 2013

 

32nd Annual Downtown Dance Festival 2013

SLK Ballet had the privilege of performing in the 32nd Annual Downtown Dance Festival 2013 held in Battery Park Conservancy.  Students performed pieces from La Corsaire, Swan Lake and Pizzicato in beautiful weather under a canopy of old London Plane trees.  

 

"SLK Ballet's students did three 19th-century ballet numbers 
with pleasantly neat, clean style." 

  -Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times

 

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Posted July 7-20, 2013
 

SLK Ballet in Itlay

 

Congratulations to my six SLK Ballet dancers who danced so wonderfully at the AJD festival in Villapiana, Italy. Thank you to Antonio Fini for inviting us to this wonderful event!

Posted May, 2013
 

YoungArts New York 2013

 

YoungArts 2013 winner and SLK student, Ainsley Sorenson, took part in master classes with renowned artists, May 6-11 in New York City.  Performances were given at Baryshnikov Arts Center (programmed by Mikhail Baryshnikov), The Clark Studio Theater at Lincoln Center (directed by Bill T. Jones) and the Museum of Modern Art (curated by Sarah Suzuki).

Posted April, 2013

 

Exchange Trip with the Central School of Ballet

The month of April is exciting for the advanced SLK students! The first week of April, four of our students have the privilege to go to London, England and train at the Central School of Ballet.  In August, we have the honor of hosting students from Central to train with Sara Knight at SLK Ballet in New York City.  

Posted February, 2013
 

Silver is won by Ainsley Sorenson!

A silver medal was awarded for SLK advanced student, Ainsley Sorenson! Last month, she was selected to compete in The International Dance Festival Tanzolymp 2013 in Berlin, Germany.

 

Congratulations, to Ainsley!

Posted January, 2013

 

Ainsley Sorenson Wins at YoungArts 2013!

 

During YoungArts Week, the Dance Finalists participated in master classes, workshops and talks with masters in their field, including Lourdes Lopez, Phillip Neal, Desmond Richardson, Chet Walker and Keith Roberts. 

 

The Dance performance was held at the New World Center on January 9, 2013. 

 

(Photos: Katherine Bollens, Joe Gato, Manny Hernandez and Pedro Portal)

 

Check out Ainsley's Young Art's performance by clicking here.