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Ballet in Torrington, Connecticut

10147744_649843051749579_901503099_oThe Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory  is the internationally renowned classical Ballet training institution in Connecticut that hosts auditions to its programs in 30 states and is known throughout New England for its Nutcracker performances at The Bushnell in Hartford.

Located in a gorgeous building at 58 Main Street, Torrington, “The Nutmeg” hosts professional year long programs for serious dancers in high school and beyond. There is also a residency program for students outside of Connecticut.

Instructors include gold medal winners Victoria Mazzarelli, Tim Melady, Eleanor D’Antuono, Joan Kunsch and guest choreographers have included such professionals as Kirk Peterson, Brian Reeder, Moses Pendleton and Cynthia Quinn.

The Torrington School of Ballet is geared for younger students and is directed by acclaimed ballet instructor Susan Szabo. Throughout the year there are rigorous programs for all ages including an adult education program. This year they are celebrating their 45th anniversary year.