Bay Pointe Ballet Tickets
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The San Francisco-based Bay Pointe Ballet strives to present family-friendly programming and world-class training to promote the art of ballet in cities throughout California and the United States. Founded in 2013 by Artistic Director Bruce Steivel, Bay Pointe Ballet presents a season of full-length ballets each year. Classical ballet performances include The Nutcracker and Coppelia and contemporary performances include Dracula and Peter Pan, both conceived and choreographed by Steivel. Bay Pointe’s other program offerings include its New Works series and the ballet school.
Bay Pointe Ballet’s New Works series presents new dance works by emerging and established choreographers performed at intimate Bay Area venues. Participating choreographers have included Annalise Thompson, Alec Roth, Alyssa Mitchel, Marika Brussel and Michael Dennis Dunsmore, among others.
The Bay Pointe Ballet School, also founded in 2013 by Steivel, offers classes in the Vaganova training method for beginning and intermediate dancers of all ages as well as advanced instruction for those training for professional careers. In addition to year-round classes, the school also offers an intensive summer workshop with world-renowned instructors.
About Bruce Steivel
Before founding Bay Pointe Ballet, Steivel served as Artistic Director for several ballet companies, including Switzerland’s Bern Stadt Theatre, the Hong Kong Ballet, Universal Ballet of Korea and Nevada Ballet Theatre. While working with the Nevada Ballet, Steivel created 17 original ballets, which include Peter Pan, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dracula. His original version of The Nutcracker takes a traditional approach to the holiday classic.
Steivel’s training includes study at the American School of Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and the Harkness House for Ballet Arts. He danced under the direction of George Balanchine, Alexandra Danilova, Ji?í Kylián, Robert Lindgren, Anton Dolin, Andre Eglevsky and other renowned choreographers. Among the leading roles that Steivel has performed are Romeo (Romeo & Juliet), Albrecht (Giselle) and Franz (Coppelia).
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