Leatherstocking Ballet, Inc.

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

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Leatherstocking Ballet's School of Dance
    On the move!  That describes the Leatherstocking Ballet's newest initiative.  In its 23-year history, the Ballet Company has drawn its dancers from the many dance studios throughout the Mohawk Valley and leased dance space to hold its rehearsals.  That has all changed with a generous grant secured by County Executive Anthony Picente through the Partner's in Prosperity Grant allowing Leatherstocking Ballet to move into its first real home.  With the new owners of 171 Genesee Street (Catholic Bookstore currently located on the first floor), the Leatherstocking Ballet will become the occupants of the newly renovated third floor.

    Students will now be able to receive their ballet training as well as have all their performance opportunities with the Ballet Company.  Students registered for classes will be able to take part in Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Exams under the direction of Jamie Sitera, Teaching Diploma Specializing in the Teaching of Children, as the only fully registered RAD studio in the area, perform in the Leatherstocking Ballet's annual Nutcracker and Spring performance, take part in American Academy of Ballet Performance Awards and competitions, as well as work with world-renowned guest dancers and choreographers.  Early bird registration and placement classes will be available before the official September opening.

    For more information on  classes, schedules, registration, and faculty visit our website for updates, e-mail leatherstockingballet@gmail.com, or call (315) 737-0703.