Company: Metamorphosis Dance Company
Presents: Summer Intensive ft. Jake Casey of Cincinnati Ballet
Skill Level: Intermediate and Advanced
Dates| Times: Monday 18th July 2016 – Friday 29th July (See Class Schedule)
Location: Caribbean School of Dancing Ltd | 2A Dere Street, Port of Spain
Registration Cost: $75 per class
Jake Casey is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, creator, and artist. Casey was born in Syracuse, New York, where he began his training with Kathleen Rathbun at the Syracuse City Ballet. He then moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to train on scholarship at the Rock School for Dance Education. During his summers, he studied on scholarship with the Boston Ballet and at the Chautauqua Institution. In the 2013-2014 Season Casey danced as a corps de ballet member with Ballet Idaho, and as an Artist with Lauren Edson & Dancers . Under the artistic direction of Peter Anastos, he performed principal and soloist roles. In Summer of 2014 Jake joined the Cincinnati Ballet, where he currently dances as a corps de ballet member. With Cincinnati he has performed in ballets by: Val Caniparoli, Viktor Plotnikov, Victoria Morgan, Septime Webre, Trey McIntyre, Edwaard Liang, Jennifer Archibald, and Adam Houghland. In Summer of 2015, Casey danced at the National Choreographer’s Initiative in Irvine, CA. Choreographically, Jake has been commissioned by several companies to create new works. Most recently his work placed second at the Reverbdance Festival in NYC. Jake is also a member of the commercial dance world, where he is represented by DDO the Movement. Casey was a 2013 NYC Finalist for the Youth American Grand Prix. He also competed nationally as a Level 10 gymnast with USA Gymnastics, where he was an academic All-American.
Registration Period: 18th – 29th July 2016
Additional Info: Be sure to check out the class schedule below and arrive early on the day for registration/payment.