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Dancers have the option to purchase one or both days of classes offered by Rebecca and Michael. If you would like attend both days, you need to purchase two tickets, one to each day. (Both classes are recommended, but not required).
Rebecca King Ferraro
Rebecca King Ferraro was born and raised in Northern California. Ms. King received her ballet training from former San Francisco Ballet School Director and ABT dancer Richard Cammack, former ABT and SFB dancer Zola Dishong, former NYCB dancer Charles Anderson, and former Royal Swedish Ballet dancer Katarina Wester at Contra Costa Ballet Centre in Walnut Creek, CA. Ms. King spent two summers studying at The San Francisco Ballet School under the direction of former Balanchine ballerina, Gloria Govrin. Her senior year in high school, she attended The Rock School in Philadelphia. After graduating in 2006, Ms. King moved to Miami to train at the Miami City Ballet School. Ms. King joined Miami City Ballet under Founding Artistic Director Edward Villella in 2007 as a Company Apprentice and was promoted to Corps De Ballet in 2008.
Michael Sean Breeden was born in Lexington, KY, where he began training at the Lexington Ballet at the age of 7. He began attending the School of American Ballet on scholarship in 2002, with additional training completed at San Francisco Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and Vostrikov’s Academy of Dance. Mr. Breeden joined Miami City Ballet as an apprentice in 2006 and was promoted to the corps de ballet in 2008. Since joining the company, he has performed in the works of George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Frederick Ashton, Antony Tudor, Twyla Tharp, Paul Taylor, Alexei Ratmansky and Liam Scarlett. Mr. Breeden has joined Miami City Ballet on acclaimed tours to New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Paris.
Each summer the Vail Dance Festival hosts a Master Class Series giving dance students from the Vail Valley and surrounding areas the opportunity to learn and gain invaluable dance experience from world-class dancers and instructors.
Please understand that ALL classes will be taught at an advanced level and are intended for pre-professional students
Proper dance shoes are required for each class. No rings, dangling earrings, or necklaces. Hair should be neatly pulled back into a bun or pony tail.
Solid colored leotard, pink or white tights and ballet shoes; demi skirt optional.
Solid colored t-shirt, dance pants or tights, and ballet shoes.
Class Participation ticket sales close at 8:00pm the night before the class.
ALL PURCHASES ARE FINAL, NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.
All PARTICIPANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN OR HAVE A GUARDIAN SIGN A WAIVER PRIOR TO JOINING CLASS
If your guardian is unable to attend the class and sign your waiver, please email the organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org to have a waiver emailed to you prior to the event.
Festival Fan Club
The Festival Fan Club is available year-round and includes early access ticketing for Dance for $20.18 along with other great benefits! For more information about the Fan Club contact Whitney Harper at email@example.com
Community Arts Access
To learn more about attending a performance through our Community Arts Access program or providing support to eliminate socioeconomic barriers to the arts, please contact Cathy Heller.