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The Brookline Ballet School

Studio Showing - Roya Carreras

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Studio Showing - Roya Carreras
Studio Showing - Roya Carreras

Time & Location

Nov 10, 2023, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Brookline Ballet School, 1431 Beacon St, Brookline, MA 02446, USA

About The Event

Boston Dance Theater welcomes Roya Carreras back to Boston to work with the company for the 3rd time! Roya first worked with BDT in April 2022 to set a work on the Trainee Cohort as part of our Trainee Choreographer Series. Boston Dance Theater commissions three choreographers to work the Trainee Program each year, through an open call selection. After a successful week with the Trainees, we are welcomed Roya back through BDT’s Breakthrough Artist Series to set a new work on Boston Dance Theater througout a multiple week process over this past year.

When:

Friday, November 10, 2023, 12PM-1PM EST

Where:

The Brookline Ballet School

1431 Beacon St

Brookline, MA 02446

Who You Will Meet:

-BDT’s Founder/Co-Artistic Director: Jessie Jeanne Stinnett

-Choreographer: Roya Carreras (New York)

-Boston Dance Theater Dancers

RSVP:

Send an email to sean@bostondancetheater.com to reserve your seat.

ABOUT ROYA:

Roya Carreras is an Iranian-Hispanic artist, choreographer, and educator who works within commercial, film, and theatrical settings from New York City to Los Angeles.

On stage, Carreras' work has been presented at the CURRENT SESSIONS, Dixon Place, Baruch Performing Arts Center, and The Green Building in New York City; in California, she has presented at The Odyssey, Highways Performance Space, Electric Lodge Theater, Glenn Wallichs Theatre, Diavolo, Brockus Project Space, and BRAVA. She was a resident choreographer for Columbia Ballet Collaborative of Columbia University in 2015 and in 2018 participated in the MANCC residency funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. She has taught ballet, contemporary, and improvisation at Harlem School of the Arts, New Canaan Dance Academy, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Peridance, Riverside Ballet Arts, Riverside City College, Pasadena Dance Theater, Norwalk Metropolitan Youth Ballet, East Pointe Dance, and Brockus Conservatory. As a performer, she has worked closely with Barak Marshall at BodyTraffic, Bryan Arias, Danielle Russo Performance Project, and Lux Boreal Danza Contemporanea in Tijuana, Mexico. Carreras holds a BFA in Dance with Honors from UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts, with additional training from The Ailey School and Springboard Danse Montreal.

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