Leatherstocking Ballet, Inc.

LB's School of Dance is located on the 3rd Floor of  171 Genesee St., Utica

Upcoming Events

​Summer Dance
July 10
August 19
A program for every dancer!
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WELCOME TO Leatherstocking Ballet, Inc.
Want to become a student of Leatherstocking Ballet's Dance School?

Enrollment for the 2017-2018 School Year begins on Friday, August 19th. New students call for placement class times.

Questions? Please call (315)  737-0703 or email us at leatherstockingballet@gmail.com
For more information:
(315) 737-0703


Leatherstocking Ballet, Inc.
2666 Edgewood Road
Utica, New York 13501

contact our Artistic Director 
Jamie Sitera at:

*For the schedule, see the LB School of Dance page
The Leatherstocking Ballet announces its guest artist teachers for the Summer Intensive.
For information on the Summer Intensive July 30-August 4, call or email the School of Dance. Pre-registration required
Katy Bowlby received her early training in Colorado at Dance in the Rockies and with esteemed teacher Valerie Madonia. She then furthered her training at the Julliard School, Ballet West, the Joffrey Ballet, and Colorado Ballet. A finalist in the Denver Ballet Guild competition for her solo performance of Odile, Ms. Bowlby later joined the studio company of the Colorado Ballet and in 2012 accepted an offer to join Dayton Ballet where she is a full company member as well as teaching nationally. She will be teaching comtemporary, repertoire, pre-pointe/pointe, as well as specialty classes.
Paul Gilliam began his training in Oklahoma and later at the Houston Ballet Academy. Mr. Gilliam is in his 11th season with Dayton Ballet and has had many leading roles including Franz in Coppelia, Basilio in Don Quixote, Renfield in Dracula, Escamillo in Carmen, Peter in Peter Pan, and D'Artangnon in The Three Muskateers. He has been a featured artist in Trinity as well as a guest artist, teacher, and choreographer nationally. A returning favorite at the School of Dance, Mr. Gilliam will be teaching ballet, pointe, repertoire, and specialty classes.
Biboti Quikahilo was born in the Kouetinfla Progouri Central West region of the of the Ivory Coast, West Africa. In 1980, he began his professional dance, drum, and choreography career with the prominent Ivory Coast National Dance & Drum Company. Touring throughout the world provided Biboti with the opportunity to share his talents in a number of countries such as Morocco, Germany, Belgium, England, France, Yogoslavia, Italy, Kenya, Spain, Benin, and Mexico. In 1997, he came to the US and in 2003 established the Wacheva Cultural Arts Center in Syracuse and teaches nationally. He will be teaching African Dance
John Winter Family Fund provides Scholarship Funds for School of Dance Summer Programs.
For more information or to apply, email the School of Dance at leatherstockingballet@gmail.com
Join the School of Dance as we Celebrate National Dance Day as advertised on So You Think You Can Dance on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Hanna Park in Downtown Utica at 10:30 AM. Find the choreography to 
"Shake Move Wiggle" on dizzyfeetfoundation.org. "Tap Your Troubles Away", a tribute to Watson Williams ES past Dance Day celebrations will also be performed. Call the School for more information and rehearsal times. Rain space is the School of Dance at 171 Genesee Street, 3rd floor.  Free!



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the School of Dance. 
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