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DANCE ‣ DANCERS OF THE MONTH, July-August 2023, ENB School, Graduating Class of 2023

Updated: Aug 18, 2023

This summer, we are celebrating the success of a whole class of young dancers. English National Ballet School celebrates its 35th anniversary this year and the yearly graduation performance under the direction of artistic director Viviana Durante offered a chance to see the future ballet greats. Students from all three year groups of the school present their artistry, skill, and variety in this specially chosen presentation.

La Sylphide, part of English National Ballet School's 2023 Summer

Performances, Photo by ASH

The 2023 program 'La Sylphide', choreographed by former ENB Director and ENBS founder Peter Schaufuss and based on August Bournonville as well as a piece by the honoree Morgann Runacre-Temple, 'Of Space and Time' by ENBS Artistic Associate Andrew McNicol, and 'Flock' by Monique Jonas were among the recently commissioned contemporary works.

The program concluded with excerpts from the Balanchine favorite 'Who Cares?' presented by Deborah Wingert. The principal dancers and corps carried the presentation with brief partnerships. It was an excellent program and an opportunity to appreciate a stellar class of young dancers.

Read and learn more about the English National Ballet School at

English National Ballet School in George in Balanchine’s Who Cares?

Photo by ASH


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