Melinda Roy Master Class
Join us November 1-5, 2017 for the next guest in our Master Class Series, Melinda Roy! Program Co-Founder of Saratoga Summer Dance Intensive and Vail Valley Dance Intensive; Former Director Gulfshore Ballet, Fort Myers Florida; Former Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet; Tony-Nominated Broadway Choreographer During her tenure as a Balanchine-trained Principal Dancer with the New York City Ballet, Ms. Roy performed for audiences all over the world.
Melinda danced leading roles in the works of George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Peter Martins, and William Forsythe, among others. She performed in China under the direction of Jerome Robbins, and toured world wide with Stars of American Ballet.
Her television appearances include the Dance in America program Balanchine in America, Balanchine Celebration, and a live telecast of Ray Charles in Concert with New York City Ballet. In addition, she is the co-creator of the New York City Ballet Workout, published by William Morrow in 1996. Ms. Roy has also made her mark as a Broadway Choreographer. In 2003, she received a Tony nomination for her work on the Broadway musical version of the movie Urban Cowboy.
Other choreographic credits include the Broadway hit show Master Harold and the Boys, starring Danny Glover, Paparazzi with Tommy Tune, and the Encores! Series production of Can-Can starring Patti Lupone. Ms. Roy received the prestigious Jerome Robbins Award in 2011.
We are so excited to bring another “Lindy” to Charleston and for the dancers to learn from one of George Balanchine’s ballerinas! Spots will be limited in all the Master Class series classes so reserve your spot today!