Beginning Ballet A

Beginning Ballet emphasizes proper placement, developing strength, building endurance, and increasing flexibility through center and across-the-floor exercises.

Please note there is no difference in curriculum for Beginning Ballet A and B.

Tara Palen

Tara Palen

Director of Education & Outreach

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A lifelong seasonal resident of the Adirondacks, Tara moved to the area full time from Long Island in 2014 and spent the last 3 ½ years as the Managing Director of Pendragon Theatre. Tara spent many years as a professional actor, dancer, producer and director before turning her focus to arts education and management, receiving a BA in Arts Management and a Master’s certification in Non Profit Management. Tara is also an accomplished professional cook, and when not in her kitchen or at the theatre, she can be found hiking with her dogs Gatsby & Remy, in her garden, and enjoying a good novel.


Questions? Please email Alice Schonbek at [email protected].