Boys & The Arts Despite the common stereotype, The Arts is not just for girls! In fact, many people do not realize just how beneficial Arts programs can be specifically for BOYS. Creative disciplines gained by participating in programs like dance and music classes are valuable life skills for both genders but here are 3 […]
Natalia Magnicaballi (Principal) was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and has been a principal dancer with The Suzanne Farrell Ballet since its conception in 1999 and with Ballet Arizona 2002-2018. A graduate of Teatro Colón, she became a principal dancer at the age of 19 with Julio Bocca’s Ballet Argentino. In Europe, she joined the Italian company Aterballetto under Mauro Bigonzetti’s direction. Her repertoire includes the lead roles in 30 Balanchine creations, the leads in the most beloved classic ballets, as well as works and premiers by Jirí Kylián, Roland Petit, Maurice Bejart, Mauro Bigonzetti, Jerome Robbins, Dwight Rhoden, Paul Mejia, Ib Andersen, Oscar Araiz, Mauricio Wainrot, Ana María Stekelman, Alberto Méndez, Christopher Wheeldon, and Alexei Ratmansky. She has toured and performed in the main houses and arena theatres in five continents including the Paris Opera Garnier and the Mariinsky Theatre. Natalia has been featured as one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” and named “Best Dancer” by The Arizona Republic.
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Rocky Mountain School of the Arts is working hard to finish the year strong. In response to the quarantine, RMSA immediately began providing dance classes remotely. Livestream classes and recorded classes continue, and to date we have recorded over 90 videos and provided over 10 livestream classes. Piano lessons have also continued but our final […]
It may be hard to believe, but Rocky Mountain School of the Arts in small town Cody, Wyoming is a State-of-the-Art Facility. The school is comprised of 3 separate dance studios, a specialized dancers stretching area, observation windows & video streaming of dance classes, foot showers, changing rooms, one music room with 2 pianos (one […]
Frequently, I am asked to explain the difference between Modern dance and Contemporary dance. One of my dance professors in college, Dr. Sandra Cerny Minton, wrote several books in regards to Modern dance. In her book, Modern Dance, Body & Mind, she states “The philosophy behind modern dance allows considerable freedom to the dancer.” Modern […]
Rocky Mountain School of the Arts in Cody, Wyoming is still accepting enrollments for their 2019-2020 dance and music classes. RMSA is a state of the art facility for the school of the arts located at 2613 Sheridan Ave. RMSA’s two main dance instructors & one music instructor are highly trained and experienced in their […]
Rocky Mountain School Of The Arts in collaboration with public charity 501-c3 Rocky Mountain Dance Theatre is gearing up for this years final performances for all our 2018-2019 dancers. It is a huge undertaking to put on not one but THREE different productions but it is a labor of love. Executive Director, Elizabeth Fernandez and […]