ZIKR Dance Ensemble hosts Lyrical Jazz Workshop Sat., Feb 16

The Salida Dance Studio is thrilled to announce that ZIKR Dance Ensemble will be hosting a Lyrical Jazz Workshop with member Jennifer Begley on Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the Salida Dance Studio.

ZIKR DANCE ENSEMEBLE’S outstanding company members are some of the finest ballet-trained professionals in the state and include dancers from numerous professional companies from along the front range, including the Colorado Ballet, the Boulder Ballet and the Dawson/Wallace Dance Project.

The company will perform at The SteamPlant Theater that evening February 16, 2013 at 7:00 PM, as well as provide an afternoon Master Class to Salida dance students on lyrical jazz dance. Tickets for the performance are available at the Salida Dance Studio & The Salida Steamplant. 

We are all incredibly honored and excited to work with such a prestigious company. Please join us for this amazing experience.

Any one is welcome to attend the workshop. There is limited space so we recommend you pre-register. The class is $25.00 per person and 100% of the proceeds go to ZIKR Dance Ensemble. Please make all checks payable to ZIKR DANCE ENSEMBLE Please contact salidadancestudio@gmail.com 719.221.0515 or visit www.dancesalida.com or https://www.facebook.com/events/419075581508219/


Jennifer Begley was born in Manila, Philippines. Her early training began with Metropolitan Academy of Dance and International Ballet School (Denver), and later with American Ballet Theatre (NYC), and The San Francisco Conservatory of Dance. Upon graduating from high school in 2007, she joined Ballet Ariel in Denver, where she danced for four seasons. There, her principal roles included the lead in La Vivandiere, the waltz variation in Les Sylphides, Sapphire Fairy in Sleeping Beauty, the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, Carlotta Grisi in Pas De Quatre, Kitri in Don Quioxte, Figs of My.. And Stormchoreographed by Gregory Gonzales, Gamzatti in La Bayadere and the original role of Molly Brown in the ballet “Avoca” , which was created for her by Ilena Norton and assisted by Patricia Renzetti. In 2009 she joined Zikr Sacred Dance Ensemble, and in 2010 the role of “Apsara” was created for her by Zikr Artistic Director David Taylor. Jennifer has also recently completed her first season with Dawson-Wallace Dance Project.      


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