North Hollywood Adult Beginning Ballet Align 1 Starting Sat Oct 22 To Nov 26 @ 10:00 AM with Jahna

$125.00

Register 10 days in advance and receive $25 off! Align Ballet Method. Course #1. Total adult beginners. Basic. Fundamentals. Terminology. Body Placement. Positions. Alignment. 6 classes. 1 hour per week. Same location, instructor, day, time, and fellow students. A simple process. Open to ALL! 1 make up class per series.

Jahna Frantziskonis

Born in Tucson AZ where she trained with Ballet Tucson. After attending summer programs at Pacific Northwest Ballet, American Ballet Theater (New York), and The School of American Ballet, Jahna returned to Seattle to train full time in the PNB school’s Professional Division, and joined the company in 2012. In 2015 Jahna joined the San Francisco Ballet and was subsequently promoted to soloist in 2017. She has danced principal roles in “Rubies” by George Balanchine, “Hedda Gabler” in “Ibsen’s House” by Val Caniparoli, “New Suite” and “Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude” by William Forsythe,  “Chamber Symphony” by Alexei Ratmansky, among others. Created principal roles by choreographers Alonzo King, and Myles Thatcher. Created featured roles by Twyla Tharp, Justin Peck, Edwaard Liang, Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa, among others. Did works by Jiri Kylian, Christopher Wheeldon, Mark Morris, Nacho Duato, Crystal Pite, among others. She has not only trained in classical ballet, but also tap, jazz, Fosse, and modern, Alexander Technique, and acting.