Instructor Biography

Blanca Huertas-Agnew began her training in Puerto Rico and was a Principal Soloist at Ballets de San Juan and performed in her native Puerto Rico, United States, Central America, South America, and Europe. Blanca is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Primary through Level 8 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Her students have been accepted to international programs such as the Royal Ballet and Paris Opera Summer Programs, as well as national programs such as American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive, The Cuban Classical Summer Intensive at The School of Ballet Hispánico, The School of Pennsylvania Ballet, and Ellison Summer Intensive in NY. Blanca was the founder and Artistic Director of Pennsylvania Ballet Arts in Chalfont, PA. Blanca also has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Temple University with a concentration in Risk Management & Insurance. Most recently, Blanca became certified to teach Progressing Ballet Technique Junior through Advanced Level. In 2017, she received the Howard Gilman Fellowship Award at Jacksonville University, where she is currently completing her MFA in Choreography.

Open Audition
with Blanca Huertas-Agnew 

 

Saturday, October, 6 2018

2:00pm–5:00pm 

Seeking female dancers with a strong classical ballet background and well versed in contemporary technique to participate in an MFA, research-based investigation and presentation. Audition open to dancers from diverse ethnographic backgrounds and gender/sexual orientations. Those selected will participate in choreographic research based on the relationship between gender, technique, and inequality within the current patriarchal structure of classical ballet.

 

Dancers must be available for scheduled studio times beginning October, technical rehearsal, and performance on February 2019. Dancers will be compensated for final performance.

For more information contact: 

Huertas-Agnew at bhuertas.agnew@gmail.com