Free and opened to the public.
Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m.
Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters University Theatre
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton
Come cheer on your favorite ballet dancer. Seventeen contestants, one from each chapter of NSAL will compete for a $12,000 grand prize.
Serving as judges are some of ballet world’s most famous faces –
The first part of the competition will be a ballet class with internationally renowned ballet dancer and teacher Alexey Kulpin. Then each competitor has three minutes to perform a solo variation.
The national ballet competition will take place during NSAL’s Annual Meeting, a total cultural immersion week held in and around Palm Beach County beginning May 29 – June 3.
The Annual Meeting was held in Phoenix, Arizona, on May 19-23. Congratulations to the Annual Award Winners in Musical Theater and the recipients of the Winston Scholarships in Classical Voice and Two-Dimensional Art! Details are announced in the 2016 Press Release, under the “Award Winners” link.
Our Annual Meeting in Saint Louis was a great success! Please see details of the Competition and Scholarship winners under the “Award Winners” link, 2015 Press Release.
Classical guitarist Young Jun Lim performing at the NSAL Washington DC Young Artists Benefit Concert.
Broadway Master Class, sponsored by the Washington DC Chapter. For more information and pictures, click on the brochure, NSAL DC Broadway Master Class.
Dorothy Lincoln-Smith, Nathan Gunn, and Arlyn Brewster at the Arizona Opera Season Kick-Off, October 2, 2014.
Dorothy, now National President of NSAL, and Arlyn Brewster, now co-chair of Winston Voice, were co-chairs of the NSAL Voice Competition in Bloomington, IN, in 2008. Nathan Gunn, a leading baritone of the Metropolitan Opera and other major opera companies, was a judge in the 2008 competition.
Hannah Hammel, Honorable Mention Winner, and Carol Wincenc, NSAL Gold Medal Winner for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts
In Praise of Carol Wincenc 2014
An essay by Second Vice President Judy Park