Youth Masterclass with Zippora Karz
Join us on Monday, July 17th!
9:30 am to 11:00 am
$21 per Advanced 1/2/3/4/5 Students
Free for Summer Intensive Students
Limited to 21 registrants.
Embark on an extraordinary ballet journey with the esteemed Zippora Karz in our exclusive masterclass. Join us for an unforgettable opportunity to learn from a renowned ballet artist and experienced instructor who brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to each session.
In this ballet masterclass, Zippora Karz will guide participants through a comprehensive exploration of classical ballet technique, focusing on precision, artistry, and musicality. With her exceptional expertise and nuanced approach, Zippora Karz will inspire dancers to refine their technique, deepen their understanding of ballet principles, and elevate their performance skills.
Through personalized attention and insightful feedback, Zippora Karz will help dancers unlock their full potential, fostering a strong technical foundation while encouraging artistic expression. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in rigorous barre exercises, elegant center work, and captivating variations that challenge and inspire.
Zippora Karz’s teaching style embodies a perfect blend of warmth, encouragement, and meticulous attention to detail. Her wealth of experience as a former New York City Ballet soloist, combined with her dedication to teaching, creates an environment that fosters growth, self-discovery, and the pursuit of excellence.
Whether you are an aspiring professional, a seasoned dancer, or simply passionate about ballet, this masterclass with Zippora Karz is not to be missed. Join us for an extraordinary journey into the world of classical ballet, where technique, artistry, and passion converge to create unforgettable dance experiences.
Zippora Karz is a former soloist ballerina with the New York City Ballet where she performed for 16 years on stage and in televised performances. She was featured in a variety of roles choreographed by George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins as well as works choreographed for her by such choreographers as Peter Martins and Lynne Taylor Corbett.Miss Karz danced with the New York City Ballet from 1983 through 1999. She now serves as a teacher and repetiteur for the George Balanchine Trust, rehearsing and staging Balanchine’s choreography for a host of national and international dance companies. She is also a diabetes spokesperson and educator who regularly addresses major diabetes conferences and organizations worldwide.
Zippora’s memoir “The Sugarless Plum” has inspired people all over the world to live happy and healthy lives. “The Sugarless Plum” is now translated in Slovenian.
Zippora also authored a children’s book, “Ballerina Dreams.” The story teaches children, with and without Diabetes, that they should not give up on their dreams no matter what challenges they face.
She is currently guest faculty at the prestigious Colburn Dance Academy in Los, Angeles, Cal., as well as, an artist in residence at the University of Southern California Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.
Zippora hopes to continue to inspire people to live healthy active lives through her work as an author, teacher, and motivational speaker.