Friday, April 11, 2014

Check out these amazing pointe shoes by the talented Jan-Marie Kurdin. In addition to these fabulous shoes; vacation, fine dining, cultural, and fashion auction items will be up for bid starting April 21st!

http://therockschool.org/auction

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

2014 Youth America Grand Prix NYC Finals

Rock School dancers Promise Smith, Zachary Downer, Jin Chang Gu, Claire Rathbun, Jin Zhang, and Maya Wheeler have made it to the final round at Youth America Grand Prix NYC Finals!

Also, The Rock School is honored to have its ensemble piece, “Noire et Blanc” invited to perform at Youth America Grand Prix’s 15th Anniversary Gala this Friday, April 11th. Choreography by Rock School Ballet Master Justin Allen. Tickets are still available!

Congratulations to all competing dancers and merde to all of the dancers going in the final round!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Rock School for Dance Education participated in The Philadelphia Museum of Art’s unique series, Art After 5. A beautiful fashion show down the grande staircase drew inspiration from the new exhibition Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910. The runway showcased traditional handcrafted hanboks to contemporary Korean formal wear. Photos are courtesy of Creative Business Laboratory and you can find out more information on this fascinating exhibition and more here.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

2014 Summer Ballet Intensive at The Rock School for Dance Education - Episode 1 from The Rock School on Vimeo.

The Rock School’s 2014 Summer Ballet Intensive is only a couple months away! We can’t wait for warm weather and summer performances! Watch this video and get excited with us!

Friday, January 10, 2014
Merde to all of the Youth America Grand Prix competitors at the Philadelphia semi-finals this weekend! #yagp #therockschool

Merde to all of the Youth America Grand Prix competitors at the Philadelphia semi-finals this weekend! #yagp #therockschool

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

THIS SATURDAY! Nutcracker1776 at the Merriam Theater - 1:00pm & 4:00pm. Take a sneak peek of rehearsals and all the buzz in the costume shop!

Buy your tickets by calling 215-893-1999 or visit kimmelcenter.org

Monday, November 11, 2013

Watch a sneak peek of The Rock School’s Nutcracker 1776!
 
Join The Sugar Plum Fairy, Ben Franklin, General Mouse Howe, The Snow Princess, and The Rock School Dancers for a magical, affordable family fun night out!

"Nutcracker 1776 has become a cherished tradition in our family as a kickstart to the holiday season. Each year, we look forward to the stellar performance of the Rock School students and faculty. It is a delight to view these talented and dedicated dancers who are such a credit to the art as well as the city of Philadelphia and its unique history." — Heather, Philadelphia, PA

"This is my entire family’s favorite Nutcracker of the season. We wouldn’t miss it." — Ed, Bucks County, PA

"The story involving the city’s history is a twist on the Nutcracker; choreography and costumes are spectacular, but I love the performers the most." — Jen, Philadelphia, PA

Purchase Tickets - Visit Nutcracker1776.org

Merriam Theater
Saturday, December 7th, 2013
1:00pm and 4:00pm shows

Centennial Hall
Saturday, December 14th, 2013
1:00pm and 4:00pm shows
Sunday, December 15th, 2013
1:00pm and 4:00pm shows

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Rock Dance Project on America’s Got Talent!

Rock Dance Project is made up of students at The Rock School for Dance Education

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Congratulations to Rock alumna Elizabeth Keller on her move from Miami City Ballet to Trey McIntyre Project! Also, check out http://www.treymcintyre.com/dancers/ Really cool way to profile each dancer! 

Keller is featured in the June/July issue of Pointe Magazine!

Congratulations to Rock alumna Elizabeth Keller on her move from Miami City Ballet to Trey McIntyre Project! Also, check out http://www.treymcintyre.com/dancers/ Really cool way to profile each dancer!

Keller is featured in the June/July issue of Pointe Magazine!

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Rock alumna Beckanne Sisk is all over the June/July issue of Pointe! We are excited for season two of Breaking Pointe! We’re also curious to see the episode about Sisk coming home to The Rock School! Congratulations Beckanne! You are beautiful as ever and deserve everything for all your hard work!

Check out some of our Rock School dancers in this article about Summer Intensives in the June/July issue of Pointe Magazine!

Check out some of our Rock School dancers in this article about Summer Intensives in the June/July issue of Pointe Magazine!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Here’s a sneak peek of The Rock School’s 50th Anniversary Gala Benefit!

Pointe Magazine wrote a lovely blog post about three very talented Rock Alumni; Christine Shevchenko, Esteban Hernandez, and Beckanne Sisk. Make sure to catch them perform at The Rock School’s 50th Anniversary Gala this Friday!

Pointe Magazine wrote a lovely blog post about three very talented Rock Alumni; Christine Shevchenko, Esteban Hernandez, and Beckanne Sisk. Make sure to catch them perform at The Rock School’s 50th Anniversary Gala this Friday!

Friday, March 1, 2013

Rock School alumna Beckanne Sisk and her co-star Katie Martin from the reality television show, “Breaking Pointe” paid a visit to The Rock School!