The Florida Ballet is pleased to host Master Classes at our studios with elite choreographers and teachers from around the country.
Master Class with Roberto Forleo
Thursday, April 18, 6-7:30 pm
Intermediate/Advanced Dancers ages 12 and above
Registration Fee: $15.00
*Registration fee for current Florida Ballet Students levels 3A and above is $10, those interested should register directly through the office.
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Mr. Forleo is a former dancer with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. He was born in Bari, Italy and trained at Scuola di BallettoClassico Cosi-Stafanescu (Reggio Emilia-Italy) and at Ecole Atelier Rudra Béjart Lausanne (Switzerland), where he studied with Azari Plisetzki, Sulamith Messerer, Suzanne Farrell, David Howard and Colette Milner. Mr. Forleo has performed with numerous companies, including Grupo Corpo in Brazil, Bejart Ballet Lausanne in Switzerland, Ballet Biarritiz in France, Les Ballets Grandiva in Japan and has toured internationally to six of the seven continents.
Mr. Forleo was the director of the CORPS and pre-professional programs of the school at the Portland Ballet. His choreography has been seen in Portland Ballet’s Boy Meets Girl, the Portland Symphony Orchestra’s Peter and the Wolf (Discovery Series), and his Alice was presented in 2015, in collaboration with the Portland Symphony Orchestra and the Maine College of Art. Mr. Forleo is a graduate of the Centre National de la Danse Pantin-Paris (France) as a certified ballet teacher and he is also a certified ABT teacher (American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum). He joined the faculty at Bates College (Lewiston, ME) in 2016 and until recently was the Artistic Director of Bangor Ballet in Maine. Mr. Forleo is currently a full- time ballet faculty member at Maine State Ballet.
Previous Master Classes have included:
Members of American Ballet Theatre's Artistic Board of Examiners:
Susan Brooker, Dierdre Miles Burger, and Harriet Clark
Nationally Recognized Teachers and Choreographers:
James Boyd, Susan Dodge, Carlos Garland, Adrienne Hicks,
James Kinney, Derek Mitchell, Peter Pawlyshyn, Pilobolus, Davis Robertson, Preston Swovelin, Suzie Rzecznik and more.