Dear SBS Students and Families,

As I continue to travel for the Balanchine Trust, setting some of the greatest ballets of our time, I want to share my experiences with you.  Currently, I am working in Cape Town, South Africa, and over the summer I spent a month in Beijing, a new and wonderful experience. More details to come from South Africa, but here are some photos from my time in China.

IMG 0138 300x225 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

At the Temple of Confucius

In Beijing I staged  the Diamonds section of George Balanchine’s Jewels as a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the National Ballet of China.

IMG 6263 300x200 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

National Ballet of China

IMG 2891 300x225 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

Teaching Boys’ Class

During the five weeks I was there, I experienced a fantastic blend of hard work, cultural immersion, sightseeing, and delicious food.  I rehearsed every day and taught classes, including my first all boys’ classes. In the final weeks we had our first rehearsal with the orchestra, and then were in the theater for dress rehearsals and three gala performances.  It always amazes me how i feel at home in a dance studio or a theater no matter where in the world I travel. Dancers everywhere speak the same language of ballet and share a special connection. It is always wonderful to experience ballet in new places, but I also love being back at home at SBS.  See you soon!

IMG 0605 225x300 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

With Feng Ying, Director of National Ballet of ChinaIMG 0599 225x300 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

With Sun Ruichen and Zhang Jian, Diamonds Principals

About Scarsdale Ballet Studio

Scarsdale Ballet Studio is one of the most respected dance schools for classical ballet training for girls and boys in Westchester County and the NY Metro area. Under the direction of former New York City Ballet ballerina Diana White, we are the only studio in the area licensed to study and perform George Balanchine ballets. Our professionally accomplished faculty and choreographers nurture and inspire ballet students of all ages with a life-long love of dance, regardless of their future aspirations. Join us to see what makes Scarsdale Ballet Studio unique.

Please feel free to contact us for a FREE TRIAL BALLET CLASS: 1.914.725.8754 scarsdaleballetstudio@verizon.net scarsdaleballetstudio.com

Recent Posts

Testimonials

“I cannot imagine that with her past experience, that you will find better training
or performance experience for your children than what Diana has to offer.”
Donald D.

red 5 stars 300x77 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

“Our daughter loves this place.  The administration and teachers are
very responsive.”
Mayra K.

red 5 stars 300x77 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

“So far this was our little one’s second year there and she loves it.  The
teachers are wonderful. She has learned many techniques so far.”
Dahiana M.

red 5 stars 300x77 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

“So happy with everything that is Scarsdale Ballet…both my girls
are thriving under the direction of the wonderful teachers.”
Stefanie P.

red 5 stars 300x77 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

“Been taking adult classes here for the last 7 years.  Love it,
learning so much, and always coming back for more!”
Laurie S.

red 5 stars 300x77 - A Letter From the Director - China Travels

Limited Time Offer: FREE Trial Ballet Class*

Please enter your information below and we will send you a FREE Trial Ballet Class Voucher as our gift.