<![CDATA[Turning Pointe - Blog & In the News!]]>Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:37:07 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[TURNING POINTE YOUTH BALLET AUDITIONS FOR HANSEL & GRETEL]]>Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:39:47 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-youth-ballet-auditions-for-hansel-gretel
Auditions for Turning Pointe Youth Ballet are coming up on Friday January 26th at 6:00 PM at Turning Pointe.  
This audition is for members of Turning Pointe's Pre-Professional Program Only for all Principal & Supporting Parts..
Roles Available
Hansel:  Male or Female.  Strong Grand Allegro work on flat is mandatory.  
Gretel:  Female.  Can be a flat or pointe role.  Strong petite allegro work is preferred.
Witch:   Female Preferred.   This can be a flat or pointe role.   Strong acting skills necessary.
Mother:  Female.  This is a character role.  Strong acting skills necessary.
Father:  Male Preferred.  This is a character role.  Strong acting skills necessary.
White Bird:  Pointe role only.  This part requires advanced pointe work.  Turning Fouettes on Pointe required.
"Night" Soloist:   Pointe role only.  This part requires advanced quick pointe work. 

​*  If accepted for a role you may have some rehearsals on Friday evenings & Saturday mornings.  In addition... there is a $75 production fee that includes additional costume rental.  
<![CDATA[Turning Pointe Youth Ballet Presents Peter & The Wolf at UNCC Charlotte!]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-youth-ballet-presents-peter-the-wolf-at-uncc-charlottePicture
Turning Pointe Youth Ballet will be presenting its annual ballet Peter & The Wolf at UNCC Charlotte on June 17th at 12:00.   Tickets are $12 and can be purchased in advance by contacting Paulette at admin@dancelkn.com.

<![CDATA[Turning Pointe's Annual Dance & Aerial Arts Recital will be held at UNCC Charlotte]]>Wed, 24 May 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointes-annual-dance-aerial-arts-recital-will-be-held-at-uncc-charlottePicture
Turning Pointe's Annual Recital and Aerial Arts Show will be held at UNCC Charlotte on June 17th.  Tickets are $12 each. To purchase tickets please email Paulette at admin@dancelkn.com.  Looking forward to seeing you all there!

<![CDATA[Turning Pointe Music & Drama School Annual Recital is Coming Up!]]>Mon, 22 May 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-music-drama-school-annual-recital-is-coming-upPicture
Turning Pointe Music & Dance will be having their annual Music Recital on the 10th of June at Pine Lake Prepatory at 11:00.   Students of Jennifer Phelps, Barbara Palmer & Emily Klingman will be performing everything from Chopin to Shakesphere.  Free Admission! 

<![CDATA[Artistic Director & Founder Jennifer Phelps Nominated for Charlotte Ballet Award.]]>Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/artistic-director-founder-jennifer-phelps-nominated-for-charlotte-ballet-award

Artistic Director and Founder of Turning Pointe Music & Dance Jennifer Phelps was nominated for the Charlotte Ballet Dance Champion Award for 2017.  Ms. Phelps is excited and thrilled for the nomination and to be appearing with other outstanding educators in the field.
<![CDATA[Turning Pointe Dance Company & Ensemble to be performing at new Langtree Festival and 'Tawba Walk]]>Tue, 18 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-dance-company-ensemble-to-be-performing-at-new-langtree-festival-and-tawba-walk

Turning Pointe Dance Company will be performing this year at Langtree Festival and at 'Tawba Walk in May!  It is part of our culture to provide arts based performances for the entire community.  Come & See Us there!
<![CDATA[Turning Pointe Dance Ensemble will perform at Charlotte Emerging Dance Awards (CEDA)]]>Wed, 01 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-dance-ensemble-will-perform-at-charlotte-emerging-dance-awards-cedaPicture
The Turning Pointe Dance Ensemble wil be performing their piece entitled 9/11 for Charlotte Emerging Dance Awards on March 12th, 2017 at the Partricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance.

Ticket Price: $10.00

Box Office: Opens January 1, 2017

For more information about CEDA or to purchase tickets please visit their website at http://www.charlottedancefestival.org/ceda

<![CDATA[Turning Pointe Dance Company & Ensemble to Participate at UNCSA Dance Festival!]]>Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-dance-company-ensemble-to-participate-at-uncsa-dance-festivalIt is our mission at Turning Pointe to provide the finest performing arts education.  For that reason this year we will be participating at University of North Carolina's Dance Festival in February.  Our dancers will get the opportunity to meet other dancers and participate in master classes with some of the finest teachers in North Carolina.  We are very excited to go as it is our first year participating in this large of a festival with our fellow dance community! ]]><![CDATA[Turning Pointe Music & Dance in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Parade!!!]]>Sat, 03 Dec 2016 17:37:02 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-music-dance-in-the-charlotte-mecklenburg-paradePicture
Turning Pointe Music & Dance will be in the Charlotte Mecklenburg Parade performing on a "Christmas Carol Float".  This new theme will incorporate singing, dancing, acting & aerial arts!  We look forward to seeing you there!

<![CDATA[Turning Pointe Dance Company is performing at Christmas in Davidson]]>Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:38:57 GMThttp://dancelkn.com/blog--in-the-news/turning-pointe-dance-company-is-performing-at-christmas-in-davidsonPicture
Turning Pointe Dance Company will present their performance of Thy Will at Christmas in Davidson on 12/1 at 7:00!  We look forward to seeing you there!