Ballet America set to host Mid-States Regional Dance America Festival

Ballet Americana of Taylor is pleased to announce that the Mid-States Regional Dance America Festival 2010 will be held April 29-May 1 in Taylor.

The event, “We dance for joy,” will attract member companies from several states to Southeast Michigan to celebrate their achievements and perform works selected by adjudication.

Classes and performances will be held at the Heinz C. Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center at the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District, 21000 Northline Road.
hree performances will be given:
●The “Opening Concert” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 29
●The “Concert Performance at 7 p.m. Friday, April 30
●The “Gala Performance” at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1

Some of the top dance educators in the country also will be instructing classes for guest dancers. Several gala parties are planned.

Mid-States Regional Dance America is considered the premiere organization for pre-professional ballet companies. Only those approved by adjudication are allowed to become members.

Taylor’s Ballet Americana is currently one of only three Michigan companies that are members – a stunning accomplishment.

For more information on Ballet Americana, visit the Web site www.BalletAmericana.org, send e-mail to ballet.americana@comcast.net or call (734) 374-3904.