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Grossmont College master dance class in ballet

May 05, 2017

01:15 PM - 02:45 PM


Kristine Johanns, 619-644-7766,

Guest instructor and master ballet instructor Robyn Segel Shifren will conduct a beginning level class 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and an intermediate level class 1:15-2:45 p.m. Friday, May 5, in the dance department studio in Building 24, Room 271 as part of Grossmont College's Dance Department's Master Dance Class series.

Trained at the Royal Ballet School in London, Robyn has performed in many leading roles, including Giselle, Coppelia, Romeo and Juliet, Don Quixote and Swan Lake. As the lead dancer in several Balanchine ballets, Robyn performed in The Four Temperaments, Apollo, Sonantine and Tchaikowsky Pas De Deux. Ballets written for her include Killar’s ‘Miraculous Mandarine’ and ‘Baccus and Ariandne’, and Nierewicz’s ‘Shostakovich Pas De Deux’. A ballet ‘Segel - Suite’ was written and performed in Germany as a dedication to her work.

Robyn’s professional performing career ended abruptly following severe injuries sustained in a car accident. Robyn teaches ballet at several schools throughout Southern California. She is a returning guest teacher at The American Academy of Ballet Summer School in New York, as well as a returning Master Teacher as Vienna International Ballet Experience. Robyn is qualified in the Progressive Ballet Technique program also the founder of BarreWorX, a ballet-based workout for women.

The fee is $10 for one class, or $18 for both classes.

 Call (619) 644-7766 to register.

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