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Jimmy Orrante was a recipient of the 2005 Princess Grace Choreography Award, the 2011 Special Project Award for DanceTech and the sole recipient of the 2014 Choreography Mentorship Co Commission (CMCC) Award, all from the New York City based Princess Grace Foundation.
A native of Los Angeles, he attended The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and continued his training at The North Carolina School of The Arts. He has danced with Nevada Ballet Theatre, Memphis Ballet and 20 years with BalletMet where he had the opportunity to choreograph 15 premieres for the company. In addition to BalletMet, he has created ballets for Ballet Austin, Motion Dance Theatre, Rochester City Ballet, Ballet Arkansas, Atlanta Ballet’s Wabi Sabi and UC Irvine’s National Choreographers Initiative. Mr. Orrante’s repertoire includes two full length ballets, The Great Gatsby, which premiered with BalletMet in 2009 and was reprised in 2015, and the children’s ballet The Ugly Duckling for Rochester City Ballet. This performance series included a successful sensory friendly performance which was featured on PBS’s Facebook page. His choreography on students has earned him several awards including the National Recognition Award from Regional Dance America, and he has served as choreographer in residence at Dennison University. Jimmy currently resides in Columbus, Ohio with his wife and 3 children.
Friday July 27th, 2018 @ 6:30pm
Artisan Ballet Company Presents "Cinderella" November 3rd & 4th at Northland Performing Arts Center.
What makes Artisan Ballet Company unlike any other ballet company? Our company is built on the belief that ballet is for everybody and every body. Our company has over 50 company members with ages ranging from 12 to over 70 years of age, all of whom come together through a shared passion: ballet.
Come and see our diverse group perform an original production of Cindrella!
November 3rd & 4th, 2018
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2018-19 Youth Classes start September 10th, 2018! Join us for another fun filled year at Artisan Dance Studio. We offer: Pre Ballet, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Tap, Pointe, and so much more. Looking to get your little one started in a dance class, or a teenager who wants to learn something new - Artisan has a class for you! Interested in progressing your technique and enjoying more performance opportunities? Try out for our Competition Team on August 12th!
Classes start September 10, 2018!
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