This course is for students age 12 and up looking to expand upon their love of ballet and the skills they have learned through prior training. Drop-in students are welcome!
About the Instructor: Terpsie Toon
Terpsie Toon's professional career began at Radio City Music Hall with the Rockettes/Ballet Company after which she spent 13 years touring North America in a wide variety of musical theater productions including "Mame," "Makin' Whoopee!," "Chicago," "SeeSaw," "No No Nanette," and "Anything Goes." Her Broadway credits include "Sugar Babies" and "Whoopee" She earned her M.A. from New York University and soon after moved to Lake Placid where she served as the managing director and primary teacher at the Lake Placid School of Ballet and Dance for nine years before retiring last summer. While in Lake Placid she served as the primary choreographer for the North Country Ballet Ensemble's annual productions of "The Nutcracker." She has also staged and choreographed every musical at Lake Placid High School since 2011, and for the Community Theater Players such shows as "Chicago," "Annie," "Evita" and "Little Mermaid." She says she enjoys being retired "because I've never been so busy in my life."