Boys Ballet Class


This class is taught by:

Val Salnikov

Val is originally from Russia, where he danced with the world famous Kirov Ballet. While taking classes from David Howard, Val met Mikhail Baryshnikov who later helped him launch his career in the United States. Val has successfully collaborated with Wynton Marsalis in the U.S., Mstislav Rostropovich in Europe, as well as other internationally respected dancers, choreographers, and musicians from around the world for nearly three decades. Since 2011, Val has served as a Ballet Master Instructor with  Jacksonville Center for the Arts and with the Jill Stanford Dance Center. Since joining GIBC Val has served as Artistic Director and Producer of From Russia with Ballet, The Nutcracker
and The Golden Gala
This class is especially designed for boys of all ages to learn the power of jumps, turns and the balance of strength and flexibility. Open to all ages and levels. Dress Code Black Ballet pants/shorts, Fitted white shirt, White Socks, White Ballet Shoes