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The young dancers from the Brazilia company Ballet Paraisopolis met with young Broadway actors and participate in a tap and Broadway dance workshop with Thommie Retter, (Billy Elliot).

Classes went from 5:00-7:00, and were followed by a showcase starting at 7:00. Special guests include Alex Dreier(Finding Neverland, Billy Elliot), Gianina Paolantonio(Matilda, Dance Moms Season 8), Erich Schuett(The Sound Of Music), Jacob Morrell(Kinky Boots) and Thommie Retter(Billy Elliot).

The event took place at Ripley Grier Studios located at 305 West 38th street.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Gianina Paolantonio and William Colin

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of Ballet Paraisopolis with members of NYC Tap Crew

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Julia Lipsztein, Isabelly Reis and Jack Richman

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of Ballet Paraisopolis with members of NYC Tap Crew

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of Ballet Paraisopolis with members of NYC Tap Crew

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of Ballet Paraisopolis

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Thommie Retter instructs the dancers

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of Ballet Paraisopolis with members of NYC Tap Crew

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of Ballet Paraisopolis -Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Luis Lima Diaz, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, David Rocha Santos, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Thommie Retter joins Members of Ballet Paraisopolis -Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Luis Lima Diaz, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, David Rocha Santos, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Erich Schuett, Alex Drier, Isabel Wilson, Bella Retter, Julian DeLoeon, Arielle Gieg, Nick Valle, William Colin, Thommie Retter, Gianina Paolantonio, Isabelly Reis, Emily Yi, Julia Lipsztein, Cordelia Comando, Taylor Garibell and Jack Richman

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
The New York City dancers that includes Erich Schuett, Becca Yi, Alex Drier, Isabel Wilson, Bella Retter, Julian DeLoeon, Arielle Gieg, Nick Valle, William Colin, Zoe Swope, Thommie Retter, GianIna Paolantonio, Devon Roth, Isabelly Reis, Emily Yi, Julia Lipsztein, Cordelia Comando, Taylor Garibell and Jack Richman

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
The NYC Dancers that includes Erich Schuett, Becca Yi Alex Drier, Isabel Wilson, Bella Retter, Julian DeLoeon, Arielle Gieg, Nick Valle, William Colin, Zoe Swope, Thommie Retter, Gianina Paolantonio, Devon Rot, Isabelly Reis, Emily Yi, Julia Lipsztein, Cordelia Comando, Taylor Garibell and Jack Richman with Members of Ballet Paraisopolis -Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Luis Lima Diaz, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, David Rocha Santos, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Julian DeLoeon and Taylor Garibell

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Julia Lipsztein, Isabelly Reis and Jack Richman

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Thommie Retter and Bella Retter

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Thommie Retter and Jorge Andreatta kick off the event

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Jorge Andreatta of The Ballet Paraisopolis

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Bella Retter, Alex Drier, Isabel Wilson, Arielle Gieg, Devon Roth and Emily Yi

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Bella Retter, Alex Drier, Isabel Wilson, Arielle Gieg, Devon Roth and Emily Yi

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of The Ballet Paraisopolis that includes- Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of The Ballet Paraisopolis that includes- Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of The Ballet Paraisopolis that includes- Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Erich Schuett

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of The Ballet Paraisopolis that includes - Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Luis Lima Diaz, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, David Rocha Santos, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of The Ballet Paraisopolis that includes - Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Luis Lima Diaz, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, David Rocha Santos, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Members of The Ballet Paraisopolis that includes - Geise da Rocha, Anna Carolina Monteiro, Sofia Tarrago, Luis Lima Diaz, Maria de Oliveira Sousa, Yasmin Araujo, Ana Carolina Manteiro, Marina Sousa, Yasmin Sousa, David Rocha Santos, Kemilly Rodrigues de Silva and Isabella de Sousa

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Gianina Paolantonio

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Gianina Paolantonio

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Jack Richman

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Alex Drier

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
The Finale

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
The Finale

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
The Finale

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Ilana Lipsztein and Becca Retter

Photo Coverage: Better Entertainment Hosts Ballet Paraisopolis
Nick Valle



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