DanceMasters Weekend: Master Class - Cassandra Trenary - SOLD OUT

Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 11:00am
Cross Street Dance Studio, 160 Cross Street, Middletown

$19 per class; $13 per class for Wesleyan students

Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 11am - 12:30pm

Cassandra Trenary of American Ballet Theatre, will teach a Master Class that will focus on using clean, healthy techniques as well as exploring how to move freely as the class progresses during DanceMasters Weekend.

Cassandra Trenary will be teaching her first DanceMasters Weekend Master Class at Wesleyan in 2016.

Cassandra Trenary, a native of Georgia, began training at Lawrenceville School of Ballet. She joined the school’s company, Southern Ballet Theatre, in 2006 under the direction of Phyllis Allen. She received additional training at Southeast Regional Ballet Association conventions, earning a Star Student Award. Trenary trained at American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive programs as a National Training Scholar and went on to join the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School in 2009. In 2011, she was a YoungArts Winner, and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts nominee. Also in 2011 she was invited to join ABTII on their European Tour and was later invited to join the main company at American Ballet Theatre. In 2015, Trenary was promoted to Soloist. Other honors include being featured as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 To Watch” in 2013, and in 2015 she received a Princess Grace Dance Honorarium. She can be seen this season dancing Aurora in Alexei Ratmansky's rendition of "The Sleeping Beauty" as well as in "The Golden Cockerel" as the Cockerel.

DanceMasters Weekend is a two-day immersion in contemporary dance, featuring ten Master Classes and a Choreographers Conversation.

A Weekend Pass, which includes five Master Classes, is $75 for the general public (plus a $6 class registration fee), or $55 for Wesleyan students.

Master Classes: Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 10am to 5pm

Master Classes: Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 11am to 2:30pm

Classes are designed for students with intermediate to advanced dance experience. Master Class teachers will incorporate technique and movement combinations from their repertoire.

To register for Master Classes: call 860-685-3355, mail or bring a registration form to the Wesleyan University Box Office, 45 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT 06459.