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March 17, 2017
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!




February 20, 2017
St. Lucie Ballet's results at Universal Ballet Competition 2017 in Miramar, Florida was phenomenal! Most entries were in the Classical Category.

PRE-COMPETITIVE INT CLASSICAL 
• Sidney Pirela for La Fill Mal Gardee Variation (1st)
• Dina Xifaras for Coppelia Act I Variation (4th)
• Isabella McCool for Paquita Variation (5th)
• Emma Butterworth for Don Quixote Variation (14th)

PRE-COMPETITIVE COM CLASSICAL 

• Alyssa Hurtado for Fairy Doll Variation (3rd)

JUNIOR INT CLASSICAL 

• Aleana Perez for Talisman Variation (5th)
• Dylan Wills for Blue Bird  (11th)
• Alyssa Rios for Le Corsaire Variation (14th)

SENIOR COM CLASSICAL
• Liala Lezama for Don Quixote Variation (15th)

PRE-COMPETITIVE INT DUO/TRIO
• Pizzicato  (1st)
Emma Butterworth, Isabella McCool 

JUNIOR COM DUO/TRIO 
• Peasant Pas de Deux (3rd)
Alyssa Hurtado, Isaiah Lezama 

PRE-COMPETITIVE INT ENSEMBLE
• Rise Together (1st)
Sidney Pirela, Alyssa Hurtado, Dina Xifaras, Isabella McCool, Emma Butterworth 

JUNIOR INT ENSEMBLE
• Esmeralda Pas de Quatre  (2nd)
Dylan Wills, Alyssa Rios, Aleana Perez, Haylynn Tate

PLUS

St. Lucie Ballet Directors Rogelio Corrales and Lydia Oquendo are very honored in having received Outstanding Coach award at Universal Ballet Competition- Miramar 2017. This award is shared with our other coaches Idael German, Reinhard Von Rabenau, and our teachers Janine Rivera, Emmanuella Dorcely, and Nissa Kilman.

Thank you UBC for our students' unforgettable experience of attending class with today's top Master Teachers, Ileana Lopez, Wes Chapman, Duncan Cooper and to be judged and be given priceless critiques from Tina Le Blanc, Calvin Kitten, Elizabeth Olds, Charmaine Hunter, and Olivier Pardina

Also, thank you to the St Lucie Ballet office staff, and parents who make such a wonderful and supportive village for all the students!

It is all about teamwork!


February 14, 2017
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!



February 12, 2017
Mr. and Mrs. Corrales always tell the dancers, they are only going to practice their craft, and work on getting more comfortable onstage. But it sure is nice to be acknowledged for their hard work and dedication. It's been a great few days!

Liala, Platinum for her variation and received First Place Senior! Macy High Gold for her variation. Sidney, Emma, Isabella, Alyssa and all placed top 20 plus all Platinum for their variations. Alyssa H. received 2nd Place Junior. Emma and Isabella received Platinum, and Third Place place for their duet.

It was a wonderful evening in Lakeland. Gypsies from Le Esmeralda received Platinum. Dancers are Haylynn, Aleana, Alyssa R, and Dylan. Then, another Platinum for Little Humpbacked Horse, plus first place for Teen Classic! Dancers, Aleana, Alyssa H, Liala, and Alyssa R.

Congratulations from all students and staff at St. Lucie Ballet. 



January 31, 2017
GREAT NEWS
Alyssa Hurtado has just been invited to be part of the Youth America Grand Prix Finals in New York City Finals in April 2017!
Congratulations!



January 30, 2017
On Friday, February 3, 2017: St. Lucie Ballet students will be performing at Christ Family Church at the Orange Blossom Mall in Ft. Pierce at 6:30 pm. They will be showcasing their various pieces which they will be taking to various competitions.

Tickets are now on pre-sale for $10.00 in the St. Lucie Ballet studio lobby.


January 27, 2017
Congratulations Alyssa Hurtado for earning Third Place at Youth American Grand Prix in Atlanta. Mr. and Mrs Corrales, and the staff of St. Lucie Ballet are proud of Alyssa's great accomplishment!



January 23, 2017
St. Lucie Ballet brings J.M. Barrie's beloved, and timeless story of Peter Pan for two performances to the charming and historical Lyric Theatre in downtown Stuart, Florida on May 13 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm.

The Ballet of Peter Pan is a spectacle of pirates, fairies, mermaids, Native Americans, and lost boys. Special guest artists will bring the main characters to life with Reinhard Von Rabenau from Minnesota Ballet as Peter Pan, Marshal Levin from Ballet Palm Beach as Captain Hook and many more. The also cast includes St. Lucie Ballet's very talented, and well trained dancers ages 3 through 18.

The audience is encouraged to come in costume for picture opportunity before the show.
...More Information



December 23, 2016
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Thank you for making 2016 wonderful!
Mr. and Mrs. Corrales, and the entire staff of St. Lucie Ballet wishes everyone a GREAT 2017!


December 23, 2016
HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah! 


December 22, 2016
The performance of The Nutcracker at the Lyric Theatre is SOLD OUT


December 21, 2016
Just when everyone think's he's gone forever
...He's back.

The Rat King is getting for the the last battle of the 2016 Season's performance of The Nutcracker , this Friday at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart, Florida.

Get tickets for the full-length performance on December 23 at 7:30 pm NOW!

Watch The Nutcracker trailer NOW!


December 18, 2016
Great performance of The Nutcracker Mini Show tonight at The Savanna Club! The dancers made many of the theater loving seniors very happy, and full of Holiday cheer. Thank you to everyone who helped make this performance possible!


Get tickets for the full-length performance on December 23 at 7:30 pm at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart NOW!

Watch The Nutcracker trailer NOW!



December 11, 2016
The performances of The Nutcracker at the Sunrise Theatre are over, and it was an incredible run. The audiences truly enjoyed the production, and they showed it at final curtain!

Mr. and Mrs. Corrales are really proud of the commitment every dancer made. For months, they all worked very hard to put on their best performances.

A huge thank you everyone who helped make the magic happen! From the theatre crew, theatre staff, backstage volunteers including:
Tom, Michelle and Katie Bernini, Kelly Ciotti, Karina Del Toro, Miriam Garcia, Shannon Gonzalez, Maryam Gonzalez, Lissette Hurtado and Mr. Hurtado, Lisa Kelly, Cathy Matos, Lauren McFadden, Leslie Miler, Vanessa Piekara, Brian Ray, Jessica Sampson and Mr. Sampson, John Shumacker, Diana Stokes, Debrah Taylor and Family, Monty Watson, Dani and Brad Wills, Ben Wilkins, Brandon Wise, and Robbie Chakon for the Pyrotechnics.
...And of course all the dancers.

Special thanks to all the guest artists including: Katherine Barkman, Idael German, Marshall Ian Levin, Emily Neal, and Reinhard von Rabenau. They were truly the "icing on the cake" adding that special flair to the production.

A huge thank you to our sponsors Jane's Dance Boutique, The Bug Guys, Homewood Suites Hilton Tradition, Premier Wellness Centers, Inkhead Graphics, The Pink Cottage on Jensen, Tulle, Jacobus Orthodontics and of course, A Brush Above. Their long-time support has been wonderful, and always appreciated.

Finally, thank you to the teaching, and artistic staff at St. Lucie Ballet: Katie Berini, Emmanuella Dorcely, Idael German, Nissa Kilman, Marshall Ian Levin, Suzana Marek, Maritza Molina, Macy Monroe, Reinhard von Rabeneau, Beatrice Reyes, Janine Rivera, Mindy Tsunoda, and the administrative staff of Elizabeth Butterworth and Shannon McCool. A great school like St. Lucie Ballet can not function without such incredible people who come in on a daily basis sharing their knowledge and experience!

Don't forget, there is another great performance of The Nutcracker at the Lyric Theatre on December 23 at 7:30 pm at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart. GET TICKETS
 NOW! Tickets are selling quickly.

Watch The Nutcracker trailer NOW!


December 9, 2016
THE NUTCRACKER OPENS TONIGHT
at the Sunrise Theatre in Ft. Pierce.

Get tickets for this weekend's performances on December 9 & 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Sunrise Theatre in Ft. Pierce NOW!

Get tickets for the performance on December 23 at 7:30 pm at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart NOW!

Watch The Nutcracker trailer NOW!


December 5, 2016
All the excitement and magic of St. Lucie Ballet's exciting production of The Nutcracker opens THIS FRIDAY at the Sunrise Theatre in Ft. Pierce.

Get tickets for this weekend's performances on December 9 & 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Sunrise Theatre in Ft. Pierce NOW!

Get tickets for the performance on December 23 at 7:30 pm at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart NOW!

Watch The Nutcracker trailer NOW!



December 4, 2016
Over the past few weeks, St. Lucie Ballet has been very busy both giving, and participating in Winter Holiday parades, events and mini - performances to prepare for the "main event(s)":
The Nutcracker.

These events have included: Port St. Lucie Fall Fest, Men's Poker Night, Exclusive Holiday Shopping Night at Jane's Dance Boutique, Tree Lighting at Tradition, Ladies Tea Event at New Hope Fellowship, Mini Nutcracker show for Ladies Tea , Port St. Lucie Parade at Civic Center, and Ft. Pierce Parade in Downtown.

One more event will be on December 18 for the Savannah Club Performance. 

Now, it is time for St. Lucie Ballet wonderful production of The Nutcracker. Performances are: December 
9 and 10 at The Sunrise Theatre, AND December 23 at The Lyric Theatre. Tickets are still available for these magical fun-filled family theatre performances.

Remember: Tickets to The Nutcracker make great Holiday gifts!                                                              ...See Event Photos (and Others) on Facebook



November 16, 2016
BRIGHT AND FAMILY FUN UPCOMING HOLIDAY EVENTS
From Shopping, Parades, Tree Lightnings and MORE
...There is a lot Holiday Fun for all!
For all the dates, visit the Special Winter Holiday Page!
 


November 12, 2016
St. Lucie Ballet wishes a special "thank you" to Joanna Hoke for the beautiful new Russian costumes for this year's production of The Nutcracker.


November 6, 2016
 St. Lucie Ballet will feature a special guest artist form the Manila Ballet for this year's production of The Nutcracker.


November 4, 2016
On November 19, it will be time to start the Holiday shopping in a exclusive shopping event. Jane's Dance Boutique will be donation 20% of purchases to St. Lucie Ballet's production of The Nutcracker.  

Also, pre-order the personalized St. Lucie Dance Black and Silver Dance Bag.

...More Information
 


November 3, 2016
Men's Poker Night is another fun St. Lucie Ballet Fundraiser features a night with the guys, and playing cards. The event is at the Port St. Lucie FOP Lodge on November 11.

...More Information 



October 30, 2016
Thank you everyone who attended the Halloween Party on October 29. The event was so much


REMEMBER:
The studio is closed on Halloween, October 31.
Have a good time and please be safe.



October 23, 2016
THERE IS A LOT GOING ON THIS WEEKEND!
 
First is the Port St. Lucie Fall Fest at Port St. Lucie Civic Center. St Lucie Ballet will be promoting The Nutcracker all weekend with different characters at the booth.  

HALLOWEEN PARTY TOMORROW!
Tomorrow is St. Lucie Ballet's Halloween Party. Guarantee: It will be lots of spooky fun with lots of activities and Trick or Treat goodies!



October 23, 2016
Mr. and Mrs Corrales, and the staff of St. Lucie Ballet are very proud of Dina, Alyssa, Isabella, Sidney, Emma. Last night, they performed at the Youth Arts Celebration at the Lyric Theatre in Stuart, Florida. They did such an amazing job! Special thanks also to Janine Rivera for the beautiful makeup job, an d to Lissette Hurtado for staying with them through a very long day of rehearsals! 



October 4, 2016
Congratulations Dina, Alyssa, Isabella, Sidney, Emma who were accepted to perform at Youth Arts Celebration at the Lyric Theatre October 22. The show will benefit The Lyric Theatre Arts and Education Programs in Stuart.

...Get Tickets and See the Performance



October 2, 2016
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
...Best wishes and celebrate!



September 14, 2016
Tickets are now ON SALE for St. Lucie Ballet's incredible production of The Nutcracker. The production may be see at TWO venues. 
...More Information and to buy tickets



September 12, 2016
St. Lucie Ballet, and the 2016 Summer Intensive was featured in Treasure Coast Parenting on Page 22! 
...See article