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    José Mateo Ballet Theatre at South Shore Conservatory Presents Ballet Week

    Presented by and José Mateo Ballet Theatre at Ellison Center for the Arts

    January 11 - January 16, 2014


    José Mateo Ballet Theatre  at South Shore Conservatory Presents Ballet Week

    Open House, master classes and free trial classes for dancers of all ages

    José Mateo Ballet Theatre (JMBT) Young Dancers Program at South Shore Conservatory hosts Ballet Week, from January 11 to 16 at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street in Duxbury. In addition to participating in a week of free trial classes, the public is invited to attend an Open House on Sunday, January 12 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, which features a demo class and performance by Youthworks, JMBT’s student dance troupe.

    Prior to the Open House, JMBT company member Angie Dewolf will offer a master class for dancers 11 and up who have at least three years of dance experience. Admission to this master class, which runs from 10:00 – 11:30 am, is $10, and pre-registration is required.

    Free José Mateo Ballet Theatre Trial Classes

    January 11
    9-10 am PreBallet (5 to 6 yrs)
    10-10:45 am Creative Dance (3 to 4 yrs)

    January 14
    3-3:45 pm Creative Dance
    3:45-5:15 pm Level I (ages 7+)

    January 16
    3:45-4:45 pm PreBallet

    Classes are free, pre-registration is required to avoid oversubscription. Please contact Nancy Meredith at or 781-934-2731 x11 to register. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing.
    José Mateo Ballet Theatre Young Dancers Program at South Shore Conservatory offers formal instruction in classical ballet for dancers beginning at age three. JMBT’s distinctive philosophy – that every student has the right to a quality dance education – is unique in the ballet world. Acknowledging that children develop an interest in ballet at varying stages, JMBT at South Shore Conservatory's Duxbury campus offers a broad range of classes allowing children to enter the program any time between the ages of 3 and 9, and continue through many levels of artistic excellence.
    During Ballet Week, families are welcome to tour the Ellison Center for the Arts, meet faculty and staff, and learn more about the broad range of programs offered for children of all ages. To learn more about South Shore Conservatory’s Ballet, Dance and Movement Programs, please visit, or contact Nancy Meredith at 781-934-2731, ext. 11.

    About South Shore Conservatory
    South Shore Conservatory, recently recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, is celebrating more than 43 years of enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts. SSC was founded as a not-for-profit community music school in 1970 and now has two beautiful campuses in Hingham and Duxbury. Currently serving over 3000 students of all ages and abilities, SSC is the largest community school for the arts in Massachusetts. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama. SSC’s Hingham campus is located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, 781-749-7565. SSC’s Duxbury campus is located at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. South Shore Conservatory is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook or visit

    South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.


    Ellison Center for the Arts

    64 St. George Street
    Duxbury, MA 02332

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Trial lessons and Open House, free. Master class $10 by pre-registration.

    Phone: 781-934-2731 x 11

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