He came, he danced, he conquered: Charles Askegard is Heading Home

Askegard coaching Ballet Academy East students, from DT June 2013 Once you’ve performed with two of the nation’s top ballet companies, some might say you’ve accomplished all a dancer could hope to in the Big Apple. Charles Askegard has certainly made the most of his...

Charles Askegard Teaches Partnered Pirouettes

Your browser does not support the video tag. A former American Ballet Theatre soloist and New York City Ballet principal, Charles Askegard co-founded Ballet Next with former ABT principal Michele Wiles upon his retirement in 2011. He has been a guest faculty member at...

Technique: Charles Askegard

How I teach pas de deux Charles Askegard coaching Ballet Academy East students Marisa Trapani and Alexandros Pappajohn The hall cutting through Ballet Academy East on a late Thursday afternoon is hectic. Students sprawl out in straddles, hovering over math homework,...

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