AWB Virtual Program: Series of classes in Balanchine technique with Emilie Gerrity, Soloist with the New York City Ballet

Emilie Gerrity as The Sugarplum Fairy George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker Act 2 Choreography George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust New York City Ballet Credit Photo: ©Paul Kolnik

Mondays at 12:00pm EST: 29 June | 6, 13, 20, 27 July

Intermediate – Advanced level students*

REGISTER ONLINE

$15 single class | $68 package of five (5) classes | $140 package of ten (10) classes | 60-min. session | virtual class via Zoom** includes classic barre and technique with individual corrections

Note: students registered to attend 5+ virtual classes are able to apply to AWB Mentorship program. Package of ten (10) classes allows combination of two (2) different teachers with five (5) classes each, part of AWB Virtual Program Summer – Fall 2020. 

Emilie Gerrity was born in Danbury, Connecticut, and began her dance training at the age of five at Betty Jean’s Dance Studio in Wappingers Falls, New York before studying at the New Paltz School of Ballet. Ms. Gerrity attended summer courses at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, during the summers of 2004, 2005, and 2006, before enrolling as a full-time student in winter 2006. While at SAB, she performed George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco as part of Protégés II at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. in June 2008.

Ms. Gerrity was named as an apprentice in 2009 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in September 2010. In February 2017, Ms. Gerrity was promoted to soloist.

FEATURED ROLES SINCE JOINING NYCB

GEORGE BALANCHINE
  • Agon
  • Ballo della Regina
  • Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet
  • Coppélia (Prayer)
  • Cortège Hongrois
  • Emeralds
  • Firebird
  • The Four Temperaments (Sanguinic)
  • Harlequinade (La Bonne Fée)
  • Kammermusik No. 2
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia)
  • George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® (Dewdrop, Sugarplum Fairy, Flowers, Coffee)
  • Raymonda Variations
  • Serenade
  • Stravinsky Violin Concerto
  • Symphony in Three Movements
  • La Valse
AUGUST BOURNONVILLE
  • Bournonville Divertissements (Pas de Six from Napoli and Abdallah)
WARREN CARLYLE
  • SOMETHING TO DANCE ABOUT Jerome Robbins, Broadway to Ballet
MERCE CUNNINGHAM
  • Summerspace
EDWAARD LIANG
  • Lineage
PETER MARTINS
  • Fearful Symmetries
  • The Red Violin
  • The Sleeping Beauty (Emerald, Tenderness)
  • Swan Lake (Pas de Quatre, Russian)
JUSTIN PECK
  • Pulcinella Variations
  • The Times Are Racing
ALEXEI RATMANSKY
  • Namouna, A Grand Divertissement
  • Russian Seasons
JEROME ROBBINS
  • Antique Epigraphs
  • The Concert
  • Concertino
  • Dances at a Gathering
  • The Four Seasons (Summer)
  • Glass Pieces
  • Something to Dance About
  • The Goldberg Variations
  • I’m Old Fashioned
  • In the Night
  • Moves
  • N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz
CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON
  • Carousel (A Dance)
  • Polyphonia
  • Soirée Musicale

ORIGINATED FEATURED ROLES IN

  • Lauren Lovette: For Clara
  • Benjamin Millepied: Neverwhere
  • Matthew Neenan: The Exchange
  • Justin Peck: BrightIn Creases
  • Myles Thatcher: Polaris
Photo © Erin Baiano


*All ages and dance levels welcome, please contact AWB via email at: education@artwithoutbordersnyc.org


**Zoom link and password provided upon registration