Cary, NC – The Prix de Lausanne is considered one of the top, if not the top, competitions for ballet students worldwide. This year, a student at Cary’s International Ballet Academy is not only the first Triangle student to compete there but he is one of only three boys in the United States to go. Read more
Cary, NC – After his partner was out with an injury, International Ballet Academy dancer Clark Eselgroth thought he wouldn’t be able to perform his prepared dance at an upcoming competition in New York. But with help from the Orlando Ballet School, Eselgroth has formed a new partnership that is uncommon among ballet students. Read more
Cary, NC – Seeing “The Nutcracker” ballet is a Christmas tradition for many, but for children with special needs and their families, it can be difficult to make it to a performance. This weekend, Cary’s International Ballet Academy is bringing back their sensory-friendly Nutcracker, with these audiences in mind. Read more
Cary, NC – In America, it is hard to find many ballet schools that teach boys, or if they do, they might be one boy in a class full of little girls in pink leotards. A school here in Cary is trying to change that.
Cary, NC — Next week will be bittersweet for Cary’s International Ballet Academy. Five of their star pupils are moving to ballet placements around the nation, some as far away as Seattle. Read more
Cary, NC — In celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of Shakespeare, The Cary Arts Center will host As You Like It, a unique collaboration between the Triangle Youth Philharmonic and International Ballet Academy (IBA). The performances are scheduled for August 9 and 10 in partnership with the Town of Cary.
Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo courtesy of IBA.
Cary, NC- Preston Chamblee and Chandler Proctor have been dancing in Cary at International Ballet Academy since the studio opened two years ago. They recently returned from a whirlwind trip to Japan where they experienced their futures in the world of professional dance. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester and photos by Casey Toth.
Cary, NC- The International Ballet Academy performed their Holiday Suite this past weekend at Cary Academy. It was hard to believe the dancers were in middle and high school. Read more