Sacramento Academy of Dance - Celebrating Over 20+ Years of Ballet

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Miss Janelle is happy to announce that our 10 year old student, Miss Jadyn Williams, has been accepted to the Royal Ballet's International Summer Intensive in London, England.  She has also been accepted to the American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive and the Ballet San Jose's Summer Intensive.  Jadyn will attend all three intensive sessions.

Miss Jennie Watembach was accepted to the Pittsburgh Ballet and the Long Beach Ballet's summer sessions.  She will be attending the Sacramento Ballet's Summer Intensive.  Jennie has also been recommended by a National Examiner to participate in the “International Cecchetti Competition” to be held next summer in Virginia.

We are thrilled to announce that our teacher on staff and former Ballerina from the Joffrey Ballet, Maia Wilkins, has given birth to a baby boy, Malcolm, in January.  Her husband, Michael Levine, is also on our staff.  Maia is a former student of Janelle's at her Reno Studio.

17 of our students passed the Cecchetti Council of America exams, March 22, 23 and 24.  Our school was the Host for the Western Committee.  We were busy with students from Oregon, Bay area, Stockton, Modesto, Manteca, etc.  The Grade I students were: Moriah Barker, Rose Goyette, Deanna Goddard, Layla Nalangan and Lydia Pulido.  Grade II students were: Taylor Bartosh, Azalia Camara and Mia Eiremo.  Grade III students were: Samantha Cullifer, Rosalind Smith and Jadyn Williams.  Grade IV students were: Alethea and Athena Sung-Miller, Tina Reuter, Rosalind Smith, Jennie Watembach and Jadyn Williams.

Our annual Spring Recital will be presented June 13 at 7:00 p.m. At the beautiful theater, “The Center”, 2300 Sierra Blvd., Sacramento 95825.

Registration for the Fall Session will be the last week of August for a September 3rd start up.

The Nutcracker will be presented in December, also at “The Center”.  This will be the 17th year to present the production.  Costumes will be furnished by the studio.