This summer study ballet with the Cuban Methodology Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre special guest teacher: Caridad Martinez
This workshop is for Intermediate/Advanced dancers. Home stays are available.
-Teacher observation: Ms Martinez will teach 2 classes per day. $50 per day or $200 per week observation fee.
Caridad Martinez, a former principal dancer with the National Ballet of Cuba, has performed in many of the world’s greatest theaters, including Scala de Milano, the Champs Elysses Theatre in Paris, the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, the Beaux Arts Theater in Mexico City, and the Bolshoi, Kirov Theater in Saint Petersburg. A graduate of Cuba’s National Ballet School, she also studied at the Superior Institute of Art in Cuba. While Ms. Martinez lived in Mexico, she spearheaded a 9-year campaign to bring Cuban-based training to Mexican youth. She succeeded in this by founding and serving as Artistic Director of the Cuban School of Ballet - Veracruz for 13 years. She continues to be an advisor for the school. Ms. Martinez has also served as the Artistic Director and choreographer of the Havana Ballet Theater Company, as guest teacher and choreographer for the Beau Art Schools in Mexico, and as Conservatory Director and teacher at Brooklyn Ballet. She has choreographed for movies, television, ballet and modern dance companies, and is currently working with the Escuela Cubana de Ballet in Veracruz, Danza Active in Panama, the 92nd Street Y, Alberta Ballet School in Calgary, and the Bessie Awards. Ms. Martinez i currently on the faculty at NYC’s Ballet Hispanico. This is a very rare opportunity to learn the Cuban methodology directly from one of their greatest artists and educators.
Photos from the BBB workshop 2018
Cuban Methodology teacher Caridad Martinez, Salsa Teacher Walter Barrera and Hip Hop with Kasper
Cuba, Los Angeles and Brazil at the rodeo with the BBB Team!
Colleen O'Callaghan Jury Member from American Ballet Theatre
Charlene Campbell Carey, President of BBB & RMBT Artistic Director
Hip-Hop: Kasper from Los Angeles & Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Contemporary & Neo - Classical Solo Choreography: Jenifer Kerber - RMBT