MARCH 29, 2024
THE GOOD NEWS KEEP COMING IN
It is another pleasure to announce that Paris Ballet Senior Dancer Maia DeOreo has committed to the University of Alabama, She will be double majoring in Dance and Psychology! Maia has been a Paris Ballet dancer since age three and with her talent and spunk she will soar! 


MARCH 27, 2024
ISABELLA GUTIERREZ CONTINUES HER DANCE EDUCATION!
After many acceptances into different colleges, Senior Dance Student Isabella Gutierrez will join University of South Florida to study Dance and Exercise Science! What an amazing accomplishment and the beginning of so much greatness for her! She has grown up and has learned to dance at Paris Ballet since age three! Mr. Feray and everyone at Paris Ballet and Dance has watched a little Ballerina grow into young adult as her incredible dance journey continues.


MARCH 21, 2024
TICKETS GO ON SALE TODAY - MARCH 21, 2024 - AT NOON!​
...MAY PRODUCTION
...JUNE PRODUCTION


MARCH 19 2024
TICKETS GO ON SALE MARCH 21, 2024​

Ticket sales for the Spring Performance Series go ON SALE March 21, 2024.
...MAY PRODUCTION
...JUNE PRODUCTION



MARCH 13, 2024
FORMER STUDENTS ACCEPT CONTRACTS AND OFFERS

Paris Ballet is extremely happy to share that yet another Paris Ballet student is now officially a professional dancer. After considering 4 different contract offers, Devon Luxton has chosen to join Ballet Dortmund in Germany!


Mario Mery got offered a Trainee position at Ballet West. He was six when he started with Paris Ballet and Dance and now Mario be turning 18 soon! He has also had the opportunity to perform as a Guest Artist.

Cyan Love has signed her first professional contract as an Apprentice with American Midwest Ballet. She’s super excited that she was able to go in as an apprentice instead of a trainee and she’s ecstatic that she will have performance opportunities in classical rep. 

Paris Ballet and Dance Founder and Director Mr. Feray and everyone are all cheering for everyone, wishing them the best of success in their upcoming professional ballet career! 



MARCH 12, 2024
SEBASTIAN BONDAR IN BOSTON

Sebastian Bondar, former student has accepted a contract with Boston Ballet 2, It’s the beginning of a lot of great things for him! His future is very bright!


MARCH 6, 2024
GILLIAN YODER A NOW A PROFESSIONAL AT KANSAS CITY BALLET

Starting at Paris Ballet at five years old, ormer student Gillian Yoder has been promoted to apprentice with Kansas City Ballet meaning she’s now a professional in their main company! She has always had that drive and work ethic combined with such natural talent 


MARCH 2, 2024
DEVON LUXTON IS ON HIS WAY
Former Student Devon Luxton's first professional contract is at his door!
The last few weeks have been quite the journey. From Budapest, Barcelona, Dresden, Stuttgart, Dortmund and more. Ballet Dortmund (Germany), National Moravian Silesian Theater (Czechoslovakia) Joffrey Studio Company (Chicago), and Milwaukee Ballet II have all offered contracts with decisions to be made very soon.

Mr. Feray and everyone at Paris Ballet are very proud of his accomplishments is beyond measure. Congratulations Dev Dev!!!!! 


FEBRUARY 19, 2024
CONGRATULATIONS FOR PLACING HIGHLY AT UBC 

Paris Ballet is thrilled with our girls accomplishments this weekend at UBC/Universal Ballet Competition! They all received the following and they also all qualified for Finals!
Ryan Wills: High Gold for both her Classical Variations and for her Contemporary solo.
Cora Paris: UBC Platinum for both her Classical Variations. Top 15/12th place.
Giada Gutierrez: High Gold for her Swanhilda Variation and UBC Platinum for her Kitri Act 1 Variation. Top 15/10th place.
Joli Henkel: High Gold for both her Classical Variations.
1st time competing at UBC for Cora, Joli and Gigi!


FEBRUARY 11, 2024
PARIS BALLET STUDENTS PLACE HIGHLY AT ICON DANCE AWARDS
Paris Ballet students Ryan Wills and Cora Paris competed at the Icon Dance Awards this weekend in Orlando. Here are their placements.
Youth Category: Ryan Wills, 1st place Classical, top 5 Contemporary-2nd place overall. Ryan was also invited to perform her Swanhilda variation from Coppelia in Final Gala!
Junior Category: Cora Paris, 2nd place Classical-3rd place overall.
Congratulations!
Paris Ballet Director was on the jury panel for the Seniors competition and he taught Master classes as well!


​FEBRUARY 7, 2024
​MR. FEARY GUESTS TEACHER FOR JOFFREY SCHOOL NYC 
Paris Ballet Founder and Director Mr. Jean-Hugues Féray is in New York City this week as he has been invited to guest teach at the Joffrey Ballet School! He is having a blast sharing his passion and knowledge with pre-professional and talented young dancers! In late April and early May he will also be guest teaching at Milwaukee Ballet 2nd Company and Milwaukee Ballet School Pre-Pro Division! 



​FEBRUARY 2, 2024
RYAN WILLS GOES TO FINALA
We are thrilled to share that 11 year old Paris Ballet student Ryan Wills competed last week at the ADC/IBC Youth international Ballet Competition Regional in Boca Raton and has been selected to join the big Finals which will take place in St Petersburg this coming March.
Congratulations and well done Ryan!! 


​JANUARY 23, 2024
FORMER STUDENT SEBASTIAN BONDAR HEADS TO SWITZERLAND
Former student Sebastian Bondar was on the news in Texas as he is about to head to Switzerland for Prix De Lausanne 2024! Only 44 dancers selected out of hundreds worldwide! He started as a beginner at Paris Ballet at 12 and is on the road to wonderful things! We’re so proud of you Sebastian and we’ll be rooting for you during Prix De Lausanne!
​...LINK TO INTERVIEW


DECEMBER 1, 2023
THE NUTCRACKER SWEET -- PARIS BALLETS FREE GIFT TO THE COMMUNITY
December 10, 2023 - 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM - The Gardens Mall - Nordstrom’s Court

To give back to the South Florida Community, Paris Ballet presents their abridged version of The Nutcracker. 
Enjoy the Holiday Season with the memorable music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, beautiful costumes and the wonderful choreography of Jean-Hugues Feray
...While watching the talented students of Paris Ballet perform this Holiday Classic!


NOVEMBER 21, 2023
GREAT PERFORMANCES OF THE NUTCRACKER
Huge and very receptive audiences turned for for last weekend's beautiful production of Paris Ballet's The Nutcracker! The students danced beautifully and truly performed well. Director Jean-Hugues Feray was so proud and he watched his students perform his choreoraphy!

Thank you to Paris Ballet Staff Liana Damiano, Martha Satinoff, and Marisa Fiore Severen who help out during every single rehearsal and performance

Thank you to April Bass, Brian Bass, Paige Crowe, Kim Gerard, Gregory Merle, Alexis Ohanian -- parents of students who performed as Party Guests. 


A very special thank you to Special Guest Artists: Liana Damiano, Ideal German, and Joseph J. Bucheck III. They always brig the highest profession level to the production.


Thank you to William Linn who tirelessly helps with Mother Ginger for every performance.

Thank You to Marin Geard, Joli Henkel, Patrick Richardson for their help with the young students in rehearsals.

​Thank you to Jennifer Anderson, Eissey Theatre Director and the entire Staff, Crew and Volunteer Ushers of The Eissey Theatre at Palm Beach State College.

Most importantly, thank you to the army of dedicated volunteers who helped sew and helped during rehearsals and during the load-in and stile and load-pit. Paris Ballet could not have done this huge performance without them: Monica Alicea-Rivera. Caitlin Bartlett, April Bass, Jake Crowe, Paige Crowe, Jaseline Delacruz, Clara Dorado, Sandra Feliscar, David Flanigan, Autumn Frisby, Kim Gerard, Angela Gutierrez, Dasha Hague, Oxana Hague, Levonda Harris, Carrie Hastings, Molly Kimmerling, Roxanna King, Marian Llamas, Krystle Little, Julie Luxton, Christy McDonald, Emi Saito Merle, Gregory Merle, Amelie Noble, James Nobel,
Liz Oliver, Jamie Pirela, Lauren Porto, Nicole Rintrona, Tony Romansky, RJ Sahm, Hiromi Semling, Carly Smith, Dmytro Smovskyy, Patricia Estebanez Tapanes, Chrissy Taranella,Deborah Hurd Taylor, Katrina Ventola, Dani Wills, Briana Wilson, Inna Yesyeva.


It is also bittersweet to see four long-time young ladies/students, now seniors, performing their last run of The Nutcracker with Paris Ballet. Isabella Gutierrez, Endia Banks, Maia DeOreo and Raelin Flanigan, all in lead roles in this production. They were three and four years old when they joined Paris Ballet, and they are ready to embark on the next chapter of their exciting lives.

All-in-all
...The Nutcracker
was an amazing event this year! It was the perfect kick-off for the Holiday Season!


Magnifique International Winter Ballet Intenssive Starts January 2, 2024!
...MORE INFORMATION


NOVEMBER 16, 2023
THE NUTCRACKER OPENS THIS WEEKEND!

Kick off the Holiday Season with The Nutcracker opening on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at  thje Eissey Campuss tThearte at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens!
...MORE INFORMATION AND BUY TICKETS!


SEPTEMBER 26, 2023
DEADLINE FOR MAGNIFIQUE BALLET INTERNATIONAL BALLET WINTER INTENSIVE
The Deadline for Video and/or In-Person Class Audition is December 31, 2023!
...AUDITION REQUIREMENTS



SEPTEMBER 18, 2023
DIRECTOR JEAN-HUGUES FERAY GUEST TEACHES
In February 2024, Paris Ballet Director Jean-Hugues Feray will be guest teaching the Youth Ballet and Ballet Trainees at Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. He would like to thank Directors Era Jouravlev and Jo Matos for the invitation.

In early March 2024, he will be guest teaching at Milwaukee Ballet’s Second Company! He would like to thank  Director Mireille Favarel of Milwaukee Ballet 2 for the invitation.

Mr. Feray will announce more National guest teaching dates -- SOON!


​SEPTEMBER 15, 2023
CELEBRATING THE JEWISH NEW YEAR
Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kipppur  


​AUGUST 27, 2023
GREAT AUDITIONS FOR THE NUTCRACKER

Yesterday's auditions for The Nutcracker were amazing! Paris Ballet and Dance, and Paris Ballet America is so fortunate to have such wonderful talent who have incredible training by Director Jean-Hugues Feray, and his hand picked staff of qualified and experienced teachers.

A huge thank you to Martha Satinoff, Marisa Fiore Severen, Liana Damiano, Diane Cahill, Sebastian Bondar, and Devon Luxton who were the judges! Also, many thanks to helpers, Larenne Taylor, Marin Gerard, Joli Henkel and Cara Martin.

There is going to be another incredible season for The Nutcracker ahead!


AUGUST 25, 2023
AUDITIONS FOR THE NUTCRACKER
August 26, 2023 are the Auditions for The Nutcracker! Each year, Paris Ballet holds auditions for the various roles in every production. The auditions are adjudicated by a panel of judges known thin the field of dance. When casting any production, Director Jean-Hugues Feray always refers to their recommendations.


AUGUST 11, 2023

BALLET WEST - HERE HE COMES
Mario Mery was six years old when he came to Paris Ballet and Dance. He was committed. He worked hard. and he was very talented. His fun personality filled the studios all the years he was with the Studio! He had a continuing love for ballet even when he was not sure if being a professional dancer was his calling. He grew up to be a sweet young man with complete dedication, and always ready to help out whenever he was asked

He was accepted and had a great a fantastic senior year at the Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia. He came back for his final Palm Beach County performance with Paris Ballet at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts this past May in 2023! 

He is now on his way to be a professional! 
Congratulations Mario! You deserve it all! Ballet West will be great for you. This is only the beginning!


AUGUST 1, 2023
REGISTRATION FOR 2023|2024 IS NOW!
Paris Ballet and Dance is now accepting Student Registration for the 2023|2024 Dance Season! With exceptional training by extremely qualified teachers with both on-stage and vast teaching experience, all students have incredible performance opportunities.

Paris Ballet has proven it is the place for young men as well as Ladies to train and achieve their dance dreams!

Join the ranks of many outstanding and talented male students at Paris Ballet. Former students have placed highly at Youth America Grand Prix.
Paris Ballet boys have also been accepted in world renowned places such as Paris Opera Ballet, Houston Ballet, Dutch/Het National Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, Ballet West, The Rock School for Dance Education and more.

Training at Paris Ballet is exceptional. Classes are taught by renowned instructors with both on-stage and vast teaching experience. Boys participate in strong curriculum including strict technique classes and other classes designed just for them including partnering, AND incredible performance opportunities!

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF GREAT TRAINING, PERFORMING AND BECOME FULLY PREPARED FOR A PROFESSIONAL DANCE CAREER OR ACCEPTANCE IN TOP COLLEGES.


...REGISTER NOW!


JULY 24, 2023
DIRECTOR TEACHING IN CHICAGO
Paris Ballet and Dance Director Jean-Hugues Feray had a brief weekend visiting a friend. Yumelia Garcia was a former dancer with the original Ballet Florida. She has also taught Master Classes at Paris Ballet. Now in Chicago, Mr. Feray will be teaching (and choreographing a piece for the Gala) for Chicago National Association of Dance Masters from July 24 through 30, 2023.
...SEE COMPLETE FACULTY

Mr. Feray will return and teach at Paris Ballet's Summer Intensive 2 starting July 31 through August 1, 2023.

Remember: Registration for 2023|2024 is NOW! 

...REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND FORMS


JULY 18, 2023
REGISTRATION FOR THE 2023|2024 SEASON IS NOW!

Paris Ballet accepting Registrations for the 2023|2024 Dance Year NOW. It is always best to Register early!
Classes begin on August 16, 2023 Please, do not wait until the day classes begin (the last minute) to complete the two forms AND and pay the Registration Fees. The forms are ready to Download NOW!

ALWAYS read the School Policies as to not be surprised as to the how Tuition is handled and the day-to-day regulations.
...REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND FORMS



JULY 7, 2023
AMAZON PRIME DAY IS COMING UP
Shop Amazon.Smile and they donate to Paris Ballet America. IT’S THAT EASY TO GIVE!

It’s time to start getting ready for school needs and supplies. Also, shop early décor and presents for the all of the holidays!

All donations to Paris Ballet America benefit EVERY single student who attends Paris Ballet and Dance. Money that is raised helps cover theatre rental, theatre crew costs, and costumes, sets and props for all students. Donations also help cover other costs that incur during the year.

NOW IS THE TIME TO SAVE AND MAKE A DONATION!
...HERE'S HOW



JULY 4, 2023
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!


JULY 3, 2023
PARIS BALLET’S FOUNDER, DIRECTOR AND MASTER TEACHER – SUMMER SCHEDULE

Director Jean-Hugues Feray is Europe right now. While on his much deserved and needed vacation he spent last week with his father and family in France.

Presently Mr. Feray in Amsterdam to visit his former Paris Ballet student Devon Luxton who is with the Dutch National Ballet. On Wednesday, he will see Devon perform.

Returning to France and from July 10 through the 16, 2023, Mr. Feray will in Bordeaux to teach at the "Stage International de Danse Charles Jude." As a Master Teacher, he joining Legendary Charles Jude along with many other Internationally known Master Teachers from France.

Upon his return to the US, he will immediately be in Milwaukee and then, off to Chicago. In October he will be teaching in NYC at the Joffrey School.


JUNE 24, 2023
EXPANDED SUMMER CLASSES FOR ADULTS
Check out the NEW expanded Summer Schedule for Adults. Classes are taught by renowned teacher and dance educator Martha Satinoff!


JUNE 19, 2023
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!


JUNE 16, 2023
FIRST WEEK OF SUMMER CLASSES
Today completed the first week of Summer Intensive 1 and Summer Classes for younger Levels. It is great to see so many students who take their training very seriously and work so hard!

They all know that taking time off actually hinders their growth, technique and progression. Working during the Summer only makes them stronger and better!

One-on-one Private Classes are also available with Director Jean-Hugues Feray! Coveted time-slots are limited so, book early!


JUNE 14, 2023
A MILESTONE FOR YOUNG DANCERS

Congratulations to many of Paris Ballet's aspiring young female dancers have been approved and got their pointe shoes. Today started for their first time at the barre while taking classes during the Summer Intensive! This is a huge milestone in a dancer’s life after years of hard work preparing for this day! 


JUNE 12, 2023
SUMMER CLSSES START TODAY!

Paris Ballet begins it's incredible Summer Classes today with the Summer Intensive 1 from 9:00 AM to 4:40 PM until June until June 19, 2023. Other classes for younger students also begin today for ages 3 and up!

Summer Intensive 2 begins June 31 through August 31, 2023 for Level 1 and Level 2 from July 31, 2023 through August 4, 2023
​...MORE INFORMATION


JUNE 6, 2023
GET READY FOR SUMMER

Summer Classes start June 12, 2023. Paris Ballet's Summer Curriculum offers a full range of classes from toddlers to pre-professionals. There are also two Intensives for more advanced levels.

It is very important to keep dancing during the summer to maintain your level and make significant progress in a shorter amount of time. Paris Ballet and Dance’s Summer Intensives and Classes are fantastic and a lot of fun. They include workshops in preparation for our upcoming performances. 
...REGISTER NOW!


​JUNE 5, 2023
LAST PERFORMANCE OF THE SEASON
June 4, 2023 was the last performance of the  Season. The End-of-the-Year Showcase was a SOLD OUT event with a great audience. Thank you to everyone (listed in the May 28, 2023 installment - below) who helped maker this a wonderful dance year finale!
NOW, GET READY FOR THE SUMMER!


MAY 29, 2023
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!


MAY 28, 2023
KRAVIS CENTER PERFORMANCE -- CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU'S

Paris Ballet’s first performance of the Spring Series on May 27, 2023 at The Kravis Center For The Performing Arts in Dreyfoos Hall was amazing. It was well received by an incredible audience. 

Thank all of the dancers for performing so beautifully. It was really great to have former students Sebastian Bondar and Mario Mery perform. Sebastian is with the Houston Ballet as a Pre-Professional Trainee, and has performed many times with the professional company. He has also appeared as a guest artist for the Alberta Ballet. Mario who was with The Rock School for Dance Education, has been accepted as a Professional Trainee at Ballet West, heading for a company position. Also, congratulations to both of them for their senior high school graduations!

Congratulations to Larenne Taylor who will be joining the professional dance world with  Ballet Theater UK in England

Thank You to Chief Executive Officer Diane Quinn, The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and the entire Staff, Crew and Volunteer Ushers of The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. 

Thank you to all the volunteers (including staff) who have generously given their time to help make this production possible: Monica Alicea, Caitlin Bartlett, Paige Crowe, Liana Damiano, Sandra Feliscar, Dina Fleck, Angela Guttierrez, Dasha Hague, Levonda Harris, Molly Kimmerling, Reilly Kimmerling, Roxanna King, Karen Manucy, Emi Saito Merle, Amelie Nobel, Sonia Peters, Lauren Porto, Martha Satinoff, Hiami Semling, Marisa Fiore Severen, Patricia Tapanes, Crissy Taranella. Janice Wallace and Cassidy Willard.

Thank you to Paris Ballet's Teaching staff: Liana Damiano, Idael German, Olivier Pardina, Risselle Portuondo, Martha Satinoff and Marisa Fiore Severen for their dedication and incredible experience as world class teachers
...And Rehearsal Assistants: Liana Damiano, Martha Satinoff, Marisa Fiore Severen

Thank you to  Paris Ballet’s Administrator and Production Logistic Coordinator Karen Manucy. Her help and organizational skills are enormous! Her devotion to Paris Ballet is unyielding!

Thank you to Assistant Administrator Emi Saito Merle who is also serves as the Head Wardrobe Mistress. 

Paris Ballet has one more production, The End-of-The-Year-Showcase, is on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at the Kravis Center’s Rinker Playhouse. Curtain is at 6:30 PM. The show will feature Act 1 Swan Lake Suite and Act 2 presentation of works in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Tap and Jazz!

As of now, it is almost Sold Out. Don’t wait until the last minute to get tickets.  
...BUY TICKETS NOW!


MAY 14, 2023
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!


MAY 3, 2023
PARTNERSHIP WITH PALM BEACH CULTURAL COUNCIL AND MOSAIC

Paris Ballet is excited to partner with the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County for the 6th year of MOSAIC - Month of Shows, Art, Ideas and Culture! Get ready to SAVE on unforgettable cultural experiences in Florida’s Cultural Capital® by taking advantage of special cultural offers, including an exclusive deal for Paris Ballet’s performance of Swan Lake Suite and more at The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on May 27th!

...See More about MOSAIC


MAY 1, 2023
SPECIAL GUEST ARTS JAY MARKOV AND SPECIAL APPEARANCES
Jay Markov, Paris Ballet’s Gust Artist dancing the role of Prince Siegfried on June 4, 2023. He has and an accomplished career and now performs with Ballet Palm Beach.
...See his bio on Guest Artists Page.


Special Appearances will be made by former students Sebastian Bondar who is currently with the Pre-Professional Division of the Houston Ballet. He has performed with the professional company, and has been a Guest Artist with Alberta Ballet, and Mario Mery who is in the Pre-Professional division with Ballet West!



APRIL 23, 2023
PARIS BALLET PARTICIPATES WTIH NATIONAL DANCE DAY
Paris Ballet is happy to announce that it has  Paris Ballet has once again been invited by The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts to perform on National Dance Day 2023. Some Paris Ballet students will open the big performance on the main stage on September 16, 2023!
More information closer to September.



​APRIL 14, 2023

PARIS BALLET IN ART&CULTURE MAGAZINE 
Thank you to Art&Culture Magazine of Palm Beach County for this feature in the Spring/Summer edition! Paris Ballet's Spring Performance Series consists of two performances at The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on May 27, 2023 and June 4, 2023
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. ORDER TICKETS NOW!
For tickets visit www.kravis.org
May Performance
June Performance
or call the Box Office at 561-832-7469.


​APRIL 6, 2023
CAELAN GAGNON MAKES THE FINAL CUT AT YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX FINALS

Congratulations to Caelan Gagnon who just made the cut for the Final Round at YAGP/Youth America Grand Prix Finals! That means he will be performing his classical solo again tonight in the Final Round as one of the 24 Junior men selected! 

Thank you to The Rock School for Dance Education for welcoming Caelan and Mr. Jean-Hugues for warm-ups and rehearsals while here in Tampa! 


​APRIL 5, 2023
HAPPY PASSOVER!


​APRIL 4, 2023
CAELAN GAGNON COMPETES AT YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX FINALS

Caelan Gagnon competing for the 4th time at the YAGP/Youth America Grand Prix Finals. Starting with Contemporary today. Men Junior Classical: tomorrow Wednesday, April 4, 2023



​MARCH 26, 2023
FORMER PARIS BALLET GRADUATE PERFORMS WITH THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

Devon Luxton performs for the for the first time with the Dutch National Ballet in Swan Lake - dancing in the Czardas.
As a young student Devon always placed highly while making it to the Youth America Grand Prix Finals. Over the years, he was accepted to attend many elite Summer Intensives including spending summers with The Paris Opera Ballet, The Royal Ballet and The Dutch National Ballet

His dream was always to be a member of a European ballet company. Now 18, he joined the renowned Academy at Dutch National Ballet as a full-time student only this past year. Last night he made his first appearance with the professional Company. Thank you so much Ernst Meisner for entrusting Devon and giving him this beautiful opportunity!



​MARCH 20, 2023
PARIS BALLET STUDENT PLACES AT THE UNIVERSAL BALLET COMPETITION
Huge Congratulations to Ryan Wills for placing Second in the Classical Division this past weekend at UBC/Universal Ballet Competition and moving on to the big Finals! She was expertly coached by Director Jean-Hugues Feray and Mr. Idael German!


MARCH 18, 2023
PARIS BALLET DIRECTOR WILL BE A JUDGE AT THE INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION IN NYC

This April, Paris Ballet Director Jean-Hugues Feray will be one of the judges for the International Ballet Competition taking place in New York City Founded and Directed by Former Bolshoi Ballet and New York City Ballet Star Valentina Kozlova!
The jury is also presided over by Former Paris Opera Ballet Star Charles Jude!

Internationally Rrenown Judges Roster for Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition.



MARCH 17, 2023
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!


MARCH 16, 2023
SPRING BREAK MARCH 17 TO MARCH 26, 2023
The Studio will be CLOSED (except for Rehearsals on Saturday, March 18, 2023) --  from March 17 to March 26, 2023.
CLASSES RESUME MONDAY MARCH 27, 2023.
Enjoy, relax and remember to stretch!



MARCH 13, 2023
PARIS BALLET STUDENT IS ACCEPTED INTO EUROPEAN SUMMER INTENSIVES

Paris Ballet student Caelan Gagnon has been accepted into The Paris Opera Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School in London for their Summer programs 2023. He will be attending both this coming Summer.

In addition he has also been accepted into the Royal Danish Ballet School and into many Intensives in the United States including The Rock School for Dance Education, Houston Ballet Academy and many more with scholarships!
He will also be competing at the Youth American Grand Prix Finals in Tampa this coming April!



MARCH 2, 2023

ANOTHER PARIS BALLET DANCER BECOME A PROFESSIONAL
Devon Luxton who now dances in the Pre-Professional division with at the Dutch National Ballet is the only boy in his class chosen to actually perform as a “Noble Man” with the Dutch National Ballet Professional Company in their upcoming performances of Swan Lake! Making it his first official professional appearance!


FEBRUARY 24, 2023
PARIS BALLET STUDENT GOES TO YAGP FINALS
Caelan Gagnon has been selected yet again, to go to the Youth America Grand Prix Finals in Tampa, Florida this coming April. Over the past few years, Caelan has become very well known for his exquisite and stellar performances -- while placing very highly during these rough competitions!


FEBRUARY 22, 2023
SUMMER SCHEDULE
The 2023 Summer Schedule is ready. Registration for Summer classes begins March 13, 2023.


FEBRUARY 19, 2023
STUDENT WINS PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIP
Paris Ballet and Dance Student Nicholas Bondar has been offered to join the Miami City Ballet Summer Intensive 2023 on a Full Scholarship!


FEBRUARY 19, 2023
CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to our three beautiful Dancers who competed at Youth America Grand Prix - Boca Semi Final this weekend!
● Caelan Gagnon:
Top 12 Contemporary and 3rd Place Classical Junior category Women and Men Combined.
Larenne Taylor:
● Top 12 Senior Women Classical category
And
● Two beautiful and strong performances
by Nicholas Bondar in the Senior Men Classical Category


FEBRUARY 16, 2023
PARIS BALLET COMPETES AT YAGP - BOCA RATON, FL

This weekend, three Paris Ballet and Dance students will be competing at Youth America Grand Prix Semi Finals in Boca Raton, FL starting today Friday, February 17, 2023 at the Countess de Hoernle Theater located at 5100 Jog Road, Boca Raton, FL, 33496 Spanish River Community High School. The competition will be streamed their YouTube live streaming on their YAGP Channel

The Schedule
FRIDAY 02/17 AT 8.40PM EASTERN
● Woman and Men Junior Classical Ballet Competition ages 13 - 14:
Caelan Gagnon: # 107 Esmeralda and # 129 La Sylphide
SATURDAY 02/18 AT 11:45 AM EASTERN
● Woman and Men Senior Classical Ballet Competition ages 16 - 20:
Larenne Taylor: # 172 Swan Lake
Nicholas Bondar: # 176 Flower Festival
Larenne Taylor: # 193 Esmeralda
Nicholas Bondar: # 196 Flames of Paris
● ALSO SATURDAY 02/18 AT 1:55 PM EASTERN
Woman and Men Junior Contemporary Competition
Caelan Gagnon: # 234 Dona Nobis Pacem 2
Women and Men Senior Contemporary Competition at 4:35 PM



FEBRUARY 14, 2023
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY


FEBRUARY 13, 2023
BUY TICKETS NOW
Tickets for the Spring Performance Series the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in Dreyfoos Hall and The Rinker Playhouse go are now - ON SALE!!



FEBRUARY 11, 2023
TICKETS GO ON SALE
Tickets for the Spring Performance Series the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in Dreyfoos Hall and The Rinker Playhouse go ON SALE Monday, February 13, 2023!


FEBRUARY 10, 2023
PARIS BALLET STUDENT ACCEPTED INTO TWO SUMMER INTENSIVES

Congratulations to Endia Banks for being accepted into Both Boston Ballet and Atlanta Ballet Summer Intensives 2023!


FEBRUARY 7, 2023
FORMER STUDENTS TO PERFORM IN MAY (AND MORE)

Paris Ballet former students Sebastian Bondar and Mario Mery will be performing in the May 27, 2023  at the Kravis Center Mixed Bill Performance. Sebastian is  now in a trainee in the Professional Division at Houston Ballet, and has danced several productions with the main Company including The Nutcracker and Romeo and Juliet. He was also guest artist with the Victoria Ballet's production of The Nutcracker in 2022.

Mario is a full-time student (on full scholarship) at The Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia having recently performed the Sugar Plum Cavalier in their production of The Nutcracker. He also received a position in the Royal Danish Ballet's Summer Intensive in Copenhagen for 2023.

Devin Luxton who has been dancing full-time as a trainee at the Dutch National Ballet will also be attending the Summer Intensive at The Royal Danish Ballet.


FEBRUARY 5, 2023
CONGRATULATIONS  

Congratulations to Larenne Taylor and Ryan Wills for their great results these past 2 weekends! Larenne placed 2nd out of over 100 Girls and Ryan placed 3rd at the New York City Dance alliance competition! Larenne also just placed in the top 15 at ADC IBC competition!
Both joined Paris Ballet this school year with beautiful training and we are happy to help you continue your ballet journey!


JANUARY 31, 2023
FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR WILL BE IN CHICAGO

Paris Ballet's Founder and director Jean-Hugues Feray has been invited to teach and choreograph at Dance Masters at the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters in July of 2023!  He will be be on the roster with such notables as Abigail Simon, Jon Lehrer and many more!
More information will be posted!


JANUARY 20, 2023
AUDITION FOR SWAN LAKE -- MAY AND JUNE PERFORMANCES
January 21, 2023 is the big in-house audition for the May and June performances at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts


JANUARY 9, 2023
PARIS BALLET FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR TO JUDGE COMPETITION

Jean-Hugues Feray has been invited to be one of the Judges at the Valentina Kozlova International Competition in New York City from April 17 to 21, 2023.
Miss Kozlova was a Principal Dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow and with the New York City Ballet! Mr. Feray would like to thank Valentina Kozlova for inviting him!


DECEMBER 31, 2022
HAPPY NEW YEAR!



DECEMBER 30, 2022
DEMONSTRATION PERFORMANCE OF MAGNIFIQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLET WINTER INTENSIVE BEGINS TODAY!
The Demonstration Performance was absolutely incredible on December 30 at the Kravis Center for Magnifique International Ballet Winter Intensive.


DECEMBER 26, 2023
MAGNIFIQUE INTERNATIONAL BALLET WINTER INTENSIVE BEGINS TODAY!
Paris Ballet America and collaborator The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts begins the renowned week long Magnifique International Ballet Winter Intensive today.The teaching roster of extraordinary training, and extreme finesse in the style of the finest from the Paris Opera Ballet, Internationally Renowned French Artists and Dance Educators include the legendary Charles Jude, Stepanie Roublot, Oliver Pardina, and Paris Ballet's Founder and Director Jean-Hugues Feray.

Several levels are open to 7 years old and up, and Middle and High School students across the Country and Internationally in Intermediate and Advanced levels. The Intensive will feature Swan Lake Workshops
...with a special Demonstration on December 30, 2023 at 3:00PM.


DECEMBER 25, 2022
MERRY CHRISTMAS!


DECEMBER 14, 2022
DIRECTOR TEACHES MASTERS CLASSES IN PHILADELPHEA
Paris Ballet Director Jean-Hugues Feray has been invited to teach at the renowned Rock School for Dance Education in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday: December 14 and 15, 2022. He is also pleased and excited to be able to see his former student Mario Mery perform as the Sugar Plum Cavalier, Snow Prince and The Arabian Pas De Deux in The Rock School for Dance Education's wonderful production of The Nutcracker  

Mr. Feray would like to thank Peter Stark and The Rock School For Dance Education for inviting him to guest teach and for the warm welcome!


DECEMBER 12, 2022
GREAT TURNOUT FOR FREE PERFORMANCES

Yesterday's turnout for the two free performances at The Hardens Mall/Nordstrom Court in Palm Beach Gardens was incredible!The audiences were very receptive to Paris Ballet's short version of The Nutcracker. Congratulations to the dancers who performed beautifully!


Shows like this could not be possible without the great backstage volunteers ...Who helped pack and transport costumes, props and the dance floor to bring it to the venue, worked backstage and re-packed everything, and brought it ALL back to the studio!


DECEMBER 18, 2022
HAPPY HANUKKAH!



NOVEMBER 27, 2022
FREE PERFORMANCES

As part of Paris Ballet America's Community Outreach Program, Paris Ballet will present FREE performances of The Nutcracker Sweet. (It is called The Nutcracker Sweet because it is longer than the actual The Nutcracker Suite, which Tchaikovsky arranged himself.) This is a delightful rendition of the full-length
classic with a large case in full costumes.

The FREE performances are at the Garden Mall/Nordstrom Court on December 11 , 2022 at 3:00PM and
5:15 PM.


NOVEMBER 24, 2022
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!



NOVEMBER 21, 2022
GREAT PERFORMANCES OF THE NUTCRACKER
All performances of The Nutcracker this past weekend were a great success. All the casts danced beautifully to receptive  and very gracious audiences.

Thank you to Guest Artists Ideal, Germain, Marisa Fiore Severen, Liana Damiano and Joseph J. Bucheck III ...All who added an incredible professional and polished touch to the production.

Thank you to Jennifer Anderson, Eissey Theatre Director, and the entire Staff, Crew and Volunteer Ushers of The Eissey Theatre at Palm Beach State College.

Thank you to all the volunteers (including staff) who have generously given their time to help make this production possible:
Monica Alicea, Jessica Candelaria, Caitlin Bartlett, Noelle Buijen, Kim Gerard, Micheline Giovani, Levonda Harris, Roxanna King, Karen Manucy, Emi Serle Merle, Sandra Feliscar Michel, Liza Patchen, Sonia Peters, Christine Porto, Lauren Porto, Oxana Polojenko, Nicole Rintrona, Martha Satinoff, Hiromi Semling,
Patricia Tapanes, Chrissy Taranella, Deborah Hurd Taylor, Cassidy Willard, Danielle Sexton-Wills, Inna Yesyeva.

A Special Thank You for Extra Costuming to Agnes Frank, Molly Kimmerling, Reilly Kimmerling
Thank You to Barbara Castricone at Tulle.
Thank you to William Linn for his extra help with Mother Ginger, and the many other things he does backstage.
Thank you to Jane Pasley for mother Ginger's Wig.
Thank you to Joseph J. Bucheck III for everything, and all the extras he does.
Thank You to Maia DeOreo, Raelin Flanigan, Isabella Gutierrez for assisting with the young students in rehearsals.
Special Thank you to Karen Manucy for all or her extra time, organizational skills and complete devotion to

Paris Ballet and Dance.
A very special thank you to Tangi Colombel from Mr. Feray, for his continued support and positive attitude and
eternal patience!



NOVEMBER  16, 2022
THE NUTCRACKER OPENS THE WEEKEND!


NOVEMBER 5, 2022
RUN -THRUS
Today the Studio was filled with ALL casts, costumes, dozens of volunteers
...As full-show dress run-thrus of The Nutcracker began at 10:30 in the morning. It was a long day however, all casts did well even as the afternoon grew into evening. Thanks to everyone who helped the day run calmly AND smoothly!
...GET TICKETS FOR PERFORMANCES!


​OCTOBER 31, 2022
HAPPY HALLOWEEN!


OCTOBER 23, 2022
RUN-THRUS HAVE STARTED
Saturday, October 22, 2022 started run-thrus for The Nutcracker. The entire cast from Peppermint Candies, Mice, Snowflakes to Flowers were in great form evan as the long day progresses. It's going to be a great run of performances!

...INFORMATION AND GET TICKETS!


OCTOBER 21, 2022
THE HOLIDAYS ARE APPROACHING

The Fall and Winter Holidays are approaching. It is time to do all online shopping at Amazon Smile. A percentage of sales are donated to Paris Ballet America. Any and all donations benefit every single student at Paris Ballet and Dance!
...SHOP NOW!



OCTOBER 13, 2022
ADVERTISE IN THE PROGRAM BOOK

Ad submissions for The Nutcracker Program Book are now being accepted. There are three sizes to wish a 
performer well OR advertise a business. DEADLINE is November 1, 2200! 
...AD INFORMATION, INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMS


OCTOBER 9, 2022
TODAY'S AUDITION FOR MAGNIFIQUE WINTER BALLET INTENSIVE

It was a great audition today at the Kravis Center for Paris Ballet's Magnifique Winter Intensive!
Thank you to all the talented dance students who participated, and the ones who sent video auditions including
dancers from France, South Carolina and Missouri.

Paris Ballet Director Jean-Hugues Feray and student Raelin Flanigan was on the news about Magnifique Ballet
Winter Intensive that will take place December 26 through 30, 2022 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts!
Paris Ballet is still taking video audition or they may come in person at the Paris Ballet studio for acceptance
into this unique program with International Ballet Masters all hailing from France including Paris Ballet's very
own Director.

Thank you Olivier Pardina for judging today and Idael German for teaching. Also, Thank you CBS 12 News for
covering this major dance event -- open the the entire dance community!

Contact Miranda Hawkins at 561-651-4350 or hawkins@gmail.com 
...COMPLETE INTENSIVE INFORMATION
...INTENSIVE PHOTOS AND VIDEOS ON FACEBOOK    


OCTOBER 3, 2022
AUDITION: MAGNIFIQUE WINTER BALLET INTENSIVE
THIS SUNDAY - OCTOBER 9, 2022!
...COMPLETE INTENSIVE INFORMATION
...AUDITION INFORMATION



SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
SCHOOL CLOSED - NO CLASSES

Due to the upcoming storm and keeping with the Palm Beach County School System
...Paris Ballet and Dance will be CLOSED on Thursday September 29, 2022.


​SEPTEMBER 28, 2022
ARTICLE IN NORTH PALM BEACH LIFE

There was a wander article release by North Palm Beach Life about Paris Ballet and the upcoming Season.
...READ ARTICLE


SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 
SCHOOL CLOSED - NO CLASSES

Due to the upcoming storm and keeping with the Palm Beach County School System
...Paris Ballet and Dance will be CLOSED on Wednesday September 28, 2022
Please stay save!


SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

THE NUTCRACKER - ON SALE STARTING TODAY
Tickets for Paris Ballets exciting production production of The Nutcracker on December 19 and 20, 2022 at the Eissey Theatre at Palm Beach State Collage go ON SALE TODAY! Tickets are available through theEissey Theatre Box Office either online or by phone.
...MORE ABOUT THE NUTCRACKER
...BUY TICKETS



SEPTEMBER 25, 2022
TICKETS FOR THE NUTCRACKER - GO ON SALE THIS TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2022
Four HUGE magical full- length performances of the Favorite Winter Holiday Classic on November 19 and 20, 2022 at 12:30 PM and 6:30 PM at The Eissey Theatre at Palm Beach State College in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
...MORE INFORMATION


SEPTEMBER 25, 2022

CELEBRATING THE JEWISH NEW YEAR!


SEPTEMBER 22. 2022
THANK YOU BROADWAY WORLD

Thank you Broadway World for this article about our upcoming performances and our exciting 2022|2023 Dance Season! Thank you to our wonderful new PR Hannah Deadman-Arnst!
We can’t wait for all of our great performances and more opportunities for our talented young Dancers!
...READ ARTICLE



SEPTEMBER 17, 2022
HAPPY NATIONAL DANCE DAY!

Director Mr Jean-Hugues taught a Master Class for the big event at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts! Paris Ballet also had a table with information about the school and programs offered.
Thank you to the students who demonstrated for him: ...Joli Henkel, Alexandra Lopez, Caelan Gagnon and Miya Saito Merle.
ALSO
Thank you to Tangi Colombel and Emi Saito Merle for volunteering.


SEPTEMBER 16, 2022
PARIS BALLET'S MAGNIFIQUE INTERNATIONAL WINTER BALLET INTENSIVE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IS BACK!
December 26 - 30, 2022 at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. This is a unique 5 Day opportunity of amazing dance instruction elite International Ballet Masters.
• Incredible Classes
• Workshops and more
• Demonstration on stage on December 30th
Classes open to 2nd - 12th GRADERS -- OR ages 7 and up.UP

AUDITION IS SUNDAY OCTOBER 9, 2022 AT THE KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS.
Call Miranda Hawkins at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts at 561-651-4350.
...COMPLETE INTENSIVE INFORMATION
...AUDITION INFORMATION


SEPTEMBER 5, 2022
HAPPY LABOR DAY!



AUGUST 27, 2022
AUDITIONS FOR THE NUTCRACKER
It was a great day for The Nutcracker auditions with both groups today! It’s fantastic to see you dance in this kind of
setting with so much joy and enthusiasm!

Bravo to all for bringing such passion to your dancing and for the great fun watching you all! Thank you to Director Mr. Feray, Karen Mamucy at the front desk, volunteers, our judges, Marian Llamas, Diane Cahill, Marisa Fiore Severen and Liana Damiano
...And to our helpers for the first group, Joli Henkel, Giada Gutierrez and Caelan Gagnon.
It was a great day!


AUGUST 15, 2022
THE 2022|2023 DANCE YEAR BEGINS!

It will be wonderful to see excited students as the begin the nes dance year with enthusiasm!


AUGUST 14, 2022
NEW MORNING CLASSES FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE HOME SCHOOLED

Starting August 23, 2022
Level 4 (5 - 6 Years Old)
Tuesdays
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Level 5 (7 - 8 Years Old)
Tuesdays
11:00 AM - 12:00/Noon
Level 6 (9 Years Old)
Wednesdays
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
...SEE CLASS INFORMATION


AUGUST 7, 2022
SUMMER CLASSES AND INTENSIVES

The Summer Classes and Intensives full of students wanting to significantly improve themselves with exceptional classes and workshops!
Thank you to all of the teachers who made Paris Ballet and Dance a great place to be during the Summer!


AUGUST 1, 2022
ANNOUNCING MORNING ADULT BALLET CLASSES - STARTING SEPTEMBER 6, 2022

Tuesday and Thursday Mornings
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM with Martha Satinoff
...ABOUT MORING ADULT CLASSES
...ABOUT MARTHA SATINOFF ON  FACULTY AND STAFF PAGE






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NEWS AND UPDATES - 2022|2023


The Spring Performances Series
BOTH PRODUCTIONS at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts  -- ON SALE -- NOW!
May 19, 2024 at The RInker Playhouse        June 2, 2024 at Dreyfoos Hall


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