February 19, 2015

Fellom Ballet to Present Swan Lake May 10

Clockwise from top left are local high school seniors dancing principal roles in Fellom Ballet’s “Swan Lake” May 10 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts: Abigail Bates as Queen Annaeliese; Olivia Lowentritt as Odette; Katie Amos as Odile; and Abigail Russell as the Sorceress Roberta von Rothbart. Amos and Bates will graduate from St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Catholic High School, Lowentritt from Archbishop Hannan High School, and Russell from Denham Springs High School.

10 Reasons to Study Dance at Fellom Ballet

1. Develop an appreciation for the art of ballet and the joy of movement.

2. Improve posture and body alignment.

3. Strengthen the body – improve health: cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition.

4. Develop gracefulness and poise (co-ordination, balance, and control).

5. Develop inner beauty (also memory, mental and visual sharpness).

6. Develop discipline, self-control, and personal etiquette, and respect for others.

7. Strengthen & improve other dance forms.

8. Interact with and support an appreciation of related arts: music, storytelling-literature, visual arts, and drama.

9. Improve agility in sports.

10. BALLET is a GREAT form of exercise! It’s also great fun!