Master Classes

Laura Alonso Master Classes

at Cleveland City Dance

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WHERE: Cleveland City Dance Studios at Shaker Square
13108 Shaker Square
Cleveland, OH 44120
Free Parking at Back

  • Ballet technique classes
  • Variations class
  • Cost: $25 per class / Two classes on one day: $45; includes FREE gift bag for each dancer
  • Space is limited, so reserve your space early.
  • Private class information is available upon request.

Laura Alonso, daughter of world famous ballerina Alicia Alonso and renowned teacher and coach, Fernando Alonso, is herself known as a teacher, coach and an expert at staging the well-known classics. For seven years she served as the personal coach and teacher for international prima ballerina assoluta, Alicia Alonso. Dance Theatre of Harlem artistic director, former prima ballerina and former editor of Pointe magazine, Virginia Johnson, calls her an, “international master teacher extraordinaire.”

Ms. Alonso was honored with an award as the best coach at the Jackson International Ballet Competition in 1990. Her student, Jose Manuel Carreno, won the Grand Prix de Ville, the highest award possible. Ms. Alonso has served as coach, jury member and teacher at the Jackson IBC and as jury member of the Concours International de Dance de Paris, France, the Alicia Alonso International Ballet Competition and other competitions around the world. A teacher of world class experience, Ms. Alonso has taught for professional ballet companies all over the world and has participated as a member of juries in leading international ballet competitions.

Ms. Alonso’s 25 year performing career with Ballet National de Cuba included soloist work in all of the traditional classics. Today she travels around the world teaching and staging the classics for pre-professional as well as professional companies such as London’s Royal Ballet School and The Royal Danish Ballet.

She also runs the Laura Alonso Ballet Company and directs the Center for the Advancement of Dance Cuba since 1984, known internationally as Prodanza Center where they train young dancers with the method of the Cuban School of Ballet.

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