Tag: ballet tech

Office Hours With Ballet Tech’s Dionne Figgins

Since 2021, Dionne Figgins has led Ballet Tech, New York City’s Public School for Dance, which operates in tandem with the NYC Department of Education. Children across NYC’s boroughs have received not only intensive ballet training but lessons in modern dance, tap, jazz, theater dance, and choreographic repertory. And graduates have gone on to perform […]

Reading, Writing, Arithmetic and Dance

A conversation with Ballet Tech’s Eliot Feld One day while sitting on the number 3 train crowded with elementary school children, choreographer Eliot Feld felt a wave of inspiration. There were thousands of New York City kids who could be capable of great talent and passion for dance, but they did not have the opportunity […]