Minneapolis Ballet School is excited to announce that we will be making additions to our 2017-18 year round training program. Classes begin Tuesday September 12th. Our full time Trainee program will be adding another day to the week to deliver an even higher level of education to our dancers. We will be incorporating modern and jazz classes to our syllabus. Our new full time training program will be holding classes 4 days per week, with a total of 56 hours of class time per month. New to our school this year is Mr. Preston Stockert. We are very exciting to have him on our instructional team. He will be teaching our first class of the school year.
is a Twin Cities dancer, choreographer and educator who has been
teaching since the age of fifteen. His experiences in education began in
North Dakota under the studio in which he received training himself.
While receiving his BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota,
he continued educating through workshops and intensives throughout
Minnesota and North Dakota. Preston has instructed dancers regularly at
St. Paul Ballet as well as other Minnesota dance studios and academies. Preston has
worked with other dance schools and institutions through his own
freelance work. As for his dance career, he has had the pleasure of
working for St. Paul Ballet, Threads Dance Project, Continental Ballet and Cities Classical Dance Ensemble. In 2015, Preston was
included in MPR's Memorable Minnesotan's of 2014, and has continued to
make impressions in Minnesota publications since. Preston is excited to
be teaching this year with Minneapolis Ballet School.
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