The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

June 23, 2013

Ballet class

— Beckley Dance Theatre School will sponsor its second annual Ballet Boot Camp July 19-21.

Classes in technique, repertoire and performance enhancement will be taught by nationally acclaimed instructors: Michael Crawford, formerly with Dance Theatre of Harlam, Brian Murphy, of Cleveland’s Ballet Verb, Leah Summers of Lexington, Ky., Blue Grass Ballet and international ballet star, Michelle Joy, of the Hector Zaraspe Ballet, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

“Students will be exposed to the opportunity to study with world-class and erudite artists, giving them a sense of matching their talents with dancers all across the planet,” said Jerry Rose, director of the school. “We are so excited to have such highly successful teachers in our area.”

Dancers and students from Beckley, Parkersburg, Princeton, Charleston and Huntington have registered. Others interested should call 304-255-5684.