(San Antonio, TX) Ballet San Antonio is thrilled to announce the opening of a professional dance school and the appointment of Sofiane Sylve as Artistic Advisor of Ballet San Antonio and the Director of the School of Ballet San Antonio.
“We are excited about the new direction Ballet San Antonio is taking with the opening of a professional dance school and the extensive experience Sofiane brings will provide an unparalleled ballet education for our youth.” – Lisa Westmoreland, Chair, Ballet San Antonio Board of Directors.
“Sofiane Sylve is a world-class talent. Her notable accomplishments on stage as an artist and in the studio as a teacher are top notch and will be a tremendous asset to San Antonio and key to elevating Ballet San Antonio to the next level regionally, nationally and internationally.” – Evin Nicole Eubanks, Chief Executive Officer
“I am thrilled to serve as the Artistic Advisor of Ballet San Antonio starting in the 2020-21 season. I am honored to have the responsibility to shape the future of BSA, and I am excited to start a fresh and stimulating chapter for the company and the community. I hope that my contributions will conceive a real identity for BSA, reflecting the needs of the dancers and the desires of the audience, which we cherish dearly.” – Sofiane Sylve, Artistic Advisor
The School of Ballet San Antonio will open in September 2020 offering a challenging curriculum based on classical ballet technique. The mission of the School of Ballet San Antonio is to train and inspire the next generation of dancers, providing a sound and comprehensive ballet training and an appreciation for the beauty of the art form. Registration for the school will be available online in April 2020.
From July 27 – August 7, 2020 Ballet San Antonio will host a Summer Intensive taught by Sofiane Sylve (Artistic Advisor, Ballet San Antonio) and guest faculty Jeffrey Lyons (San Francisco Ballet School) and Veronika Part (Atlanta Ballet). The 2-week program will offer classical ballet technique classes, as well as pointe work and batteries. It will also present what the School of Ballet San Antonio will be providing year-round. Registration is open at balletsanantonio.org/summer- intensive.
Ballet San Antonio will be announcing its 2020-21 season soon – stay tuned!
For more information about Sofiane Sylve, please visit balletsanantonio.org/sofiane-sylve/