Tag: ballet academy

How Can I Tell If My Daughter's Ready to Leave Home to Attend a Ballet Academy?

Q: After attending a summer program at a prestigious ballet school, my daughter has been invited to stay for the year-round program. She is interested, of course, but I’m not so sure. How can I be objective about this? A: An invitation to attend a top-tier academy is undoubtedly a great compliment to your daughter’s […]

Former NYCB Principal Jennie Somogyi's New Ballet Academy Takes a Leap With a One-on-One Approach

When Jennie Somogyi retired from New York City Ballet, she found herself in high demand as a teacher. Parents called, texted and persisted. “I don’t even know how some of them got my contact information,” she says with a laugh. But Somogyi, who departed from NYCB in 2015 after a 22-year career, hadn’t made any […]