Tuesday, October 20, 2009

In Celebration...

we recognize Alan Woodard today..

Happy Birthday

and many thanks for all the never ending hours of dedication and
support you've shown over the years to countless dancers.

Alan Woodard, Director

Trained in London, England and danced with English National Ballet for six years. He was leading dancer and ballet Master with ballet Santiago, Chile, after two seasons as soloist with the National Chilean Ballet. He holds the Advanced Teacher’s Certificate (with honors) from the Royal Academy of Dance and has studied the pedagogical courses for teachers (6 year syllabus), Kirov method, in St. Petersburg. As teacher, director and choreographer he was formerly at Arts Educational Trust, Ltd in England; the University of Chile in Santiago and the Metropolitan Ballet company in Bethesda, Maryland. In Jackson, Mississippi, he was Artistic Director of the Company as well as choreographer and Director of Ballet Mississippi School. He became Director of CDS in June, 1993.

"The Nutcracker"


staged and choreographed by Alan Woodard.

will be presented by the

Ct. Dance School

Dec 13th 1:00 and 4:00 at the

Quick Center for the Arts

at Fairfield University

Fairfield, Ct.


  1. merci de tes gentils mots et bonne chance à ton blog.


  2. Happy Birthday, I love the thought of having someone dance on my day. I love that last shot in red.
    Have a beautiful day.

  3. I am so happy that you have decided to join us here. I love your website and think your work is exquisite. I wonder just how many of us started our blogs due to the lovely pull of PvE???

  4. welcome to blogging and to PvE for introducing us!

  5. Elizabeth: Welcome! I already enjoy your photographs - just beautiful!

  6. So, you did take the plunge! Fantastic! What lovely pictures, so nice to see you here and welcome to the world of blogs....
    Happy Birthday, have a lovely day!


  7. Oh, i love the Nutcracker. Too bad I can't get over to CT to watch it.

  8. Yes.. I've been wanting to join for a long time. My dear friend PVE has
    inspired me having gathered such a wonderfully supportive and artistic
    group of followers from her blog..
    I forward to becoming apart of this wonderful artistic world..