Summer Dance Workshop 2003
June 9 - 13
Tyler Civic Ballet’s Summer Intensive Workshop is designed for the serious
dance student, intermediate through advanced, and offers a renowned faculty to
encourage each student to perform at their highest level. Classes in classical
ballet technique with pointe classes including variations from the classical
repertory will be held daily. Classes in jazz, modern, and lyrical are
also offered. Educational classes including healthy eating habits, a
dancers body, the dancers foot, etc. will be taught by physicians, physical
therapists and dieticians from Trinity Mother Frances Hospital. Dancers
must be 9 yrs. of age with one year of previous training. Auditions are not
PlacementStudents will be placed
according to their age for the first class. They will then be placed
according to their ability.
Class ScheduleClasses will be
held from 9:00-5:00
Monday - Friday
LocationTCB's Summer Dance Workshop
2003 will be held at Caldwell Elementary Arts Academy located at 331 S. College
at the corner of College and Front Street.
Fees$200 if paid by May 31
$225 after May 31
For your convenience you may divide your tuition into two installments. If you
pay 50% by May 31 you will still receive the price break. The balance will be
due the first day of the workshop. The 50% deposit is non-refundable.
Credit Cards are accepted through phone payment only, 903-596-0224.
HousingHousing will be provided for
out of town students with a host family for a cost of $75. The host family will
provide meals and transportation for the week.
AttireFemale dancers are required to
wear black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers and pointe shoes (if
applicable). Male dancers are required to wear black tights, white t-shirt
and ballet shoes. Black jazz shoes are required for jazz and jazz pants are
optional for both male and female students. Hair must be neatly secured in
a bun for all classes.
LunchStudents should bring a daily
sack lunch and drink. One day we will have lunch provided by a local
participating Hearts Delight restaurant.
Company auditions will be held Friday, June 13 during the first class of the
day. You must be 12 years old to audition. As a Company Member you must be
enrolled in two weekly ballet classes and one weekly pointe class.
Jennifer Beasley began her
training with Linda Ford in Monroe, Louisiana. She trained with the Twin City
Ballet in Monroe and at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky
where she pursued a double major in dance and communications. She danced
professionally for the Louisville Ballet for two years and for Ballet
Mississippi for five years, including the last season of her professional career
under dance legend Fernando Bujones. She served as Ballet Mistress for Ballet
Mississippi School for the year following her professional career. Currently,
Mrs. Beasley owns the MS Metropolitan Dance Academy with locations in Madison
and Brandon, MS. She also guest performs, guest teaches, and choreographs
for regional companies throughout the United States.
Eric J. Kegler
began his dancing career after studying at New York
University. While in school he was an award recipient in choreography from the
Arts Recognition and Talent Search as well as being a three time Gala Award
Recipient at the American College Dance Festival. Eric danced professionally
with Cleveland San Jose Ballet and performed both soloists and principal roles
with Cincinnati Ballet. He is best known for his World Premiere of the role of
Peter Pan in the ballet by the same name. He has recently returned from
Vienna, Austria where he performed and choreographed a PBS special at the
Hofsburg Imperial Palace which aired all over the country.
Trinity Mother Frances Health System
As a special service to the Tyler Civic Ballet, Trinity Mother Frances
Health System will schedule physicians and other medical professionals to speak
on a variety of health related topics during the TCB Summer Intensive Workshop.
Please plan to attend these special educational events.
Kym Lanier received her training with Donna
Pope in Picayune, Mississippi. She attended the University of Southern
Mississippi where she continued her dance training while also majoring in
Exercise Physiology. She then moved to Jackson, MS where she opened Studio One
Academy of Performing Arts. Mrs. Lanier served as the performing company’s
Artistic Director and while under her direction, the company received numerous
local, regional, and national awards. Her students have received many individual
awards and scholarships and her choreography still takes top honors at regional
and national competitions. Mrs. Lanier has been with TCB for two years where she
has directed “Snow White” and “Cinderella”. She continues to guest teach and
choreograph for regional companies throughout the Southeast.
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