Discount code for tickets!

Click HERE to purchase tickets for our upcoming December performance today!   As you are a loyal reader, use code SPECIALTIX to get an additional discount! See you in the theatre December 14th and 15th!

Phone Bidding Available for tonight’s event – Gelsey by Sorine

Dear Friends, For those of you who cannot attend our November 12th Reception and Silent Auction, ‘Gelsey by Sorine’ at the Society of Illustrators New York, NY, we are offering a call-in for bidding on these beautiful photos of Gelsey Kirkland taken in 1979. Call-in time will be from 7:45 to 8:15pm EST. If you … Continue reading

2013 Summer Intensive Audition Tour Announced!

GKA is excited to announce our 2013 Summer Intensive Audition Tour! To register for an audition location, please click HERE

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn from the Huffington Post writes about GKA

The Gelsey Kirkland Academy: A Safe Haven for Dancers Written by: Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn Posted: 09/10/2012 12:53 pm on The Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-blackmore-Dobbyn/ballet-dance-art-_b_1854884.html  Gelsey Kirkland and Michael “Misha” ChernovWhen Gelsey Kirkland arrived at American Ballet Theatre in 1974 it was the beginning of the transformation of the company. In much the same way that Mikhail Baryshnikov … Continue reading

“A Dancer’s Mind” – Check out the incredible Dance Studio Life interview with our very own Wellness Instructor, Elizabeth Sullivan

Using psychology to improve physical performance By James Careless Dancers tend to think in physical terms when it comes to self-improvement, practicing more and eating less and trying to convert their bodies into ideal “dancing machines” through sheer will and perseverance. Often, the result is that dancer psychology gets very little attention; let alone respect. The … Continue reading

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Summer Intensive- In Review, Part 3

The third post from our Summer Intensive dancers. They discuss who their favorite teachers, the curriculum and the GKA life. Hear more from dancers in all of our 5 Summer Intensive Levels, Tchaikovsky, Minkus, Chopin, Delibes and Prokofiev named after famous Composers of Ballets. – Amanda Muntz Delibes Level – 13 years old During this … Continue reading

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Summer Intensive- In Review, Part 2

The second edition of our Summer Intensive dancers discussing their teachers, seeing Giselle by the Paris Opera Ballet and some of the variations they are learning. Hear more from dancers in all of our 5 Summer Intensive Levels, Tchaikovsky, Minkus, Chopin, Delibes and Prokofiev named after famous Composers of Ballets. – Daevid Mendivil Tchaikovsky Level … Continue reading

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