Welcome Spring with special morning Master Classes at the International School of Ballet!

We invite all dancers, city wide, with an Intermediate knowledge in classical ballet to attend these classes!

Classes will run:

  • Friday 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Sunday 10:30am-12:00pm
  • Classes will still run over Easter weekend

Cost: $22 drop-in

Instructors (Bio's below):

  • Jaciel Gomez
  • Yairelys Sosa Padin

Where:
International School of Ballet
124s - 8500 MacLeod Trail SE

Who:

  • Adult Intermediate Dancer
  • Pre-Professional Dancers
  • Professional Dancers
  • Dance Teachers
  • Intermediate to Advanced Students

This is a unique opportunity to enhance your technique artistry and conditioning with high calibre professional instruction!

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Instructor Bios:

Jaciel Gomez:

Jaciel trained at the National Ballet School in Cuba. As a Principal Dancer with the Cuban National Ballet Company and the Alberta Ballet Company, Jaciel worked with many choreographers including George Balanchine, August Bournonville, Alicia Alonso, Igal Perry, James Kelly and Jean Grand-Maitre among others. He has toured around the world and performed many roles including Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Giselle The Magic Flute, Prolongo Para Una Tragedia, Nocturno, Othello, The Nutcracker, The Four Temperments and Divertiment No. 15, Mozart's Requiem to name just a few. Jaciel is a Ballet Master with the International School of Ballet and a regular Guest Artist with Jeunesse Classique Ballet.

Yairelys Sosa Padin:

Yairelys was trained at the Cuban National Ballet where she received classical training in addition to earning her teaching Diploma of classical ballet. As a soloist of the Cuban National Ballet Company, she danced many roles including Alfonisina Pas de deux, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet and many others. She has a solid contemporary, Balanchine and Bournonville repeertoire. 
As a Dancer with the Alberta Ballet, Yairelys danced in all the major productions including The Nutcracker, Love Lies Bleeding, Cinderella, Madam Butterfly and Fumbling Towards Ecstasy.