February 16 - March 23

Thursdays, 10:30am - 12:00pm

$12 per class or 1 punch on your class card 

This class is aimed at intermediate/advanced music theatre artists looking to brush up/improve their ballet technique with an eye toward the the specific needs of music theatre.



Ballet Foundations for the Actor

Ariane Dolan began  her training at the Academy of Movement & Music in Oak Park and began  classes at LCDS in 1981. In 1983 she joined Joseph Holmes Chicago Dance  Theatre, with whom she performed until 1994, afterward joining the  faculty, teaching ballet & Graham technique. Currently, she is a music  theatre performer and has appeared in several musicals throughout the  country and has worked in the Chicago area at the Mariott Lincolnshire  Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Drury Lane Evergreen Park, and the  Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. She has a BA in theatre from Roosevelt  University. Ariane has choreographed for multiple shows at Drury Lane Theatre  and Don’t Dress for Dinner at the Royal George Theatre. Ariane received  the Ari Zoni Award for best performance in a musical in 1997. Her film/TV  credits include Save the Last Dance (Julia Stile’s ballet double) and PBS’s  Love in Four Acts.


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