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Performance Info

The Jillana School Performance is the final Friday of the school, July 20, at 6:30pm at the Taos Center for the Arts.

For tickets and information, call 575-758-2052.

The Jillana School Summer 2018

Dates: June 24 - July 21, 2018

The Jillana School is an intensive summer program, directed by Jillana, authorized teacher of the Balanchine Technique® & Balanchine Style®, and is fashioned for the young pre-professional, ages 11-17.

Balanchine Technique® will be stressed in all technique, pointe, variation, and repertory classes. There will also be instruction in contemporary, character, pilates, choreography and music for dancers. Excerpts and variations from Balanchine Ballets will be taught and some performed at the student performance (the last Friday of the session).

Summer 2018 Activities

For more information on the weekend activities available, click here

In particular, you can find links to the forms you will need to fill out to participate.

Summer 2018 Videos... and maybe Live!

We plan to post YouTube/Facebook videos throughout the summer and even to do some live streams (if we have a strong Internet connection at the Studios).

Subscribe to our YouTube channel!

Photos through the years - click to see more!

2017 Summer 2016 Summer 2016 Audition 2015 Audition 2014 Summer 2014 Audition 2013 Audition 2012 Audition 2011 Audition 2010 Summer

Special Guest Teacher: Jock Soto
Former Principal, New York City Ballet
Former Teacher, School of American Ballet

Jillana teaches at SAB

Jillana was invited to teach at SAB in celebration of their 75th anniversary.

Jillana talks about coaching and teaching

(courtesy Anaheim Ballet)

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