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Marblehead School Of Ballet To Celebrate 46th Anniversary At Annual Spring Ballroom And Latin Dance Party

Marblehead School Of Ballet To Celebrate 46th Anniversary At Annual Spring Ballroom And Latin Dance PartyJoin the Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) in celebrating the new spring season and its 46th anniversary at the annual ballroom and Latin dance party on Friday, April 6. Dancers of all levels, singles and couples, are invited to attend and participate in the festivities from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

The party is open to the public. Bring friends and family to this annual dance celebration. See old friends and make new ones. Throughout the evening, instructor Nancy Murphy provides mini lessons of Argentine tango, waltz, foxtrot, and salsa, among others, and provides tips to guests to help them with their dancing. Requests for music and dances are also accepted. Light refreshments will be served.

Dancing is one way to stay active, fit, and socialize. "Our guests have a lot of fun at our dance parties because they meet people with similar interests. They like the dance tips provided and the mix of music played to do a range of dance styles from Ballroom to Latin," said Paula K. Shiff, Marblehead School of Ballet director and recipient of Salem State University's 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts.

General admission is $15. Admission for Marblehead School of Ballet students is $10. Tickets may be purchased online at, and a convenience fee will be applied. To avoid the fee, purchase tickets at the MSB studio, located at 115 Pleasant Street in Marblehead, Massachusetts, with cash or a check. Parking is available in the lot behind the studio and on the street.

Celebrating its 46th year, the Marblehead School of Ballet, founded in 1971 by Paula K. Shiff, has earned a wide reputation for the excellence of its training and integrity of purpose. Classical ballet forms the core of teaching with particular emphasis on correct alignment and development of strength and agility. The sheer pleasure of dance and music is always central to the classroom experience.

The basic graded program for children includes classes in ballet technique with advanced work in repertoire and pointe. The school also offers a modern dance department, classes for young children in creative movement and classes in improvisation and technique for the older student. A full range of adult classes is offered.

MSB is home to the North Shore Civic Ballet Company (NSCB). The NSCB gives concert performances and a variety of educational programs for schools; all are suitable for different age groups and levels of development.

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