Welcome Civic Ballet
The dancers
 

Civic Ballet is a pre-professional ballet company under the artistic direction of former professional dancer, Jan Dijkwel.

Important Dates to Remember:

Summer Ballet Intensive
May 26 - June 6, 2014
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Artistic Director Jan Dijkwel

To audition for Civic Ballet, for information about performances or to arrange for a demonstration by the company, please contact us by phone
662-680-9041  or  E-mail
civicballet.ms@gmail.com

Artistic Director

Jan Dijkwel has been an Associate Professor of Dance at Brigham Young University for nine years. Upon completion of Bachelors of Fine Arts (BFA) in Ballet Performance from Amsterdam College of the Arts, he acquired Masters of Arts (MA) in Dance/Movement Therapy with terminal degree; Dance Therapist Registered (DTR) from MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Jan has performed extensively with the Dutch national Ballet and toured internationally with the company. Jan has taught, choreographed and consulted for the Tirana Opera Ballet, Tirana College of Arts and the Albanian Academy of Arts following an invitation of the Albanian Minster of Culture. He has also choreographed and coached multiple contenders for international ballet competitions. Jan has directed numerous workshops including summer ballet workshops at the Brigham Young University and master classes at Ballet West.
Jan is married to Sayuri; they have four children.

Mission Statement

Civic Ballet strives to intensify the technical and artistic development for its members, and to provide a place to bond with peers having a similar passion for ballet. We strive to inspire personal best's, in a positive, encouraging, yet rigorous environment. Civic Ballet's vision is to excel in artistic standard and appeal and to serve and bring artistic awareness to the community. Young artists will develop the foundation necessary to pursue a life of learning, service and happiness.

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Civic Ballet

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