Wed, Jul 31 (12pm)
Go behind the scenes as acclaimed ballerina Gelsey Kirkland conducts a demonstration with an advanced class at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet in Tribeca.
After the demonstration, join Michael Chernov, the Academy’s co-founder and co-artistic director, for a reception and Q&A about how he and Ms. Kirkland groom the next generation of dancers.
Gelsey Kirkland began her storied career in 1968 at New York City Ballet, where she rose to principal dancer. At the American Ballet Theatre she danced with Baryshnikov, receiving worldwide acclaim for performances in title roles in Giselle, The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty and others.
Michael Chernov has been an actor, dancer, director, classical ballet teacher and choreographer.Meet at the Gelsey Kirkland Academy, 355 Broadway (between Grand and Leonard Streets in Tribeca), 2nd floor.
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