Inland Pacific Ballet is pleased to provide our Study Guides for Teachers of Grades K-12 that includes information about the production, our Company, dance, ballet, pre-visit information, and post-visit classroom activities. For your convenience, we have identified the California State Content Standards for you and provided blackline masters that you can reproduce for your students.
Every effort has been made to provide accurate information and helpful resources, including video and online resource links. We welcome your comments and suggestions. In fact, if you have an activity you feel would be an excellent addition to our guide, send it to us! If selected, we'll send you complimentary tickets to our next performance.
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About Inland Pacific Ballet
While the Company is based in the Inland Empire and performs its home season from
October to May as Company in Residence at the Bridges Auditorium in Claremont, Inland
Pacific Ballet serves a far-reaching audience from Redlands to Los Angeles. Festival programs
such as the Redlands Bowl Music Festival, Balletfest and Dance Kaleidoscope have allowed the
Company to reach an ever-expanding regional audience. Regional touring has included the
Luckman Fine Arts Complex in Los Angeles, the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, the Haugh Performing Arts Center in Glendora, The Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga, the Warner Grande Theatre in San Pedro, and the
Annenberg Theater in Palm Desert. National touring has included the Globe News Center for
the Performing Arts, Amarillo Texas.
Inland Pacific Ballet’s Founder/Artistic Directors are Victoria Koenig and Kevin Myers. Both are southern California natives and bring a wealth of experience to their visionary leadership of this young Company. In just 16 years they have built Inland Pacific Ballet into the premier ballet company in the region, enjoying critical acclaim while performing the largest and most varied repertoire in the area. The Company’s repertoire includes such classics as A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Les Sylphides, Graduation Ball and Swan Lake Act II. Full length classical masterpieces include Giselle, Coppélia and a lavish production of The Nutcracker. Contemporary classics include masterpieces by the legendary George Balanchine including Serenade, Concerto Barocco and Who Cares? and a growing body of original work that includes creative adaptations of much loved stories such as The Little Mermaid, Cinderella and Dracula.
STUDY GUIDES FOR TEACHERS
OF GRADES K-12
California State Content Standards
An Extensive Introduction,
Ballet & Dance Vocabulary,
Story and the Composer,
10 Activity Sheets & Blackline Masters!
(29 pages, 2009)
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