Company Class (Ages 13 plus)


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
Ballet Class is 4 times per week.  All Dancers are part of the GIBC Corps de Ballet and will perform in Company Productions and Special Events. In addition to Ballet Class, Pointe and Modern are required.  Dress Code: Solid Black Leotard, Pink Tights and Pink Ballet Slippers.  Hair secured off the face and neck in a bun. ** Experienced Adults may drop into this class

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Sep 23 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Sep 30 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Oct 07 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Oct 14 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Oct 21 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Oct 28 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Nov 04 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Nov 11 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Nov 18 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Nov 25 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Dec 02 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Dec 09 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Dec 16 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Dec 23 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Dec 30 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Jan 06 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov
  • Sat Jan 13 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Val Salnikov