Friday, June 29, 2018

Adult Ballet Classes at Centenary Stage Company


Centenary Stage Company the not-for-profit professionally producing Theatre Company in residency at the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University will be offering Adult Ballet Classes for four weeks during the month of August. The class will be taught by Erin Usawicz.

               erin-usawicz Usawicz received her training with Jose Mateo and Mary McKenzie-Thompson as a scholarship student at Ballet Theatre of Boston’s (now called Jose Mateo’s Ballet Theater) Young Dancer’s Program. She served as the company’s apprentice and then advanced to a corps de ballet member. Other training included work with Finis Jhung at Broadway Dance Center in New York City as well as Allegra Kent, famed Balanchine-era ballerina. Erin studied fashion design at Pratt Institute and photography at Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts where she earned a BFA with high honors.

Classes will be held on Mondays from 6:30PM – 7:45PM in the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.  Classes begin August 6 and run through August 27. Tuition for the four week program is $60.00 per participant and is appropriate for beginner through advance dancers ages 18 and older. Registration deadline is July 23.

For more information or to register visit or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 – 5 PM and two hours prior to every scheduled event.  Centenary Stage Company can also be found across social media platforms; Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Like and follow to receive the latest in Centenary Stage Company news and special offers.

The 2017-2018 season of performing arts events at the Centenary Stage Company is made possible through the generous support of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Shubert Foundation, the Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, the Sandra Kupperman Foundation, Zonta Morristown Chapter and CSC corporate sponsors, including Premier Season Sponsor Heath Village Retirement Community, Silver Sponsors Hackettstown Medical Center, The House of the Good Shepherd, Home Instead Senior Care (Washington), and Fulton Bank of New Jersey, and Centenary Stage Company members and supporters.

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