Covington Regional Ballet is proud to announce that Peter Swan has been offered a teaching position in the Governor’s Honors Program.
Ashley and Peter Swan, artistic directors of Covington Regional Ballet, are devoted to preserving and furthering the art form.
Prior to assuming the roles as co-artistic director, along with wife Ashley, both danced professionally with Charleston Ballet Theatre in South Carolina, featured in classics such as Balanchine’s Serenade and Rubies as well as renowned contemporary works.
Peter understands the importance of carefully balancing an appreciation and understanding of dance’s history with the innovation of current dance makers. He also teaches at Gainesville School of Ballet, is a resident guest artist for the Gainesville Ballet Company and is on faculty as an instructor of dance at Brenau University. Ashley Swan is a company dancer with Atlanta’s newest dance company, Fuerta Dance Company, co-founded by CRB instructor, Meg Morrissey. Ashley Swan has also been commissioned to set a contemporary work on Fuerta Dance Company for their debut project, (luna)tics, set to premiere in June 2015.
Peter and Ashley have led a strong contingent of dancers at Covington Regional Ballet with at least six being accepted to summer dance programs across the country.
These hard-working girls include Madeline Barnett (accepted to the Rock School), Molly Cady (Governor’s Honors Program), Molly Carter (Alabama Ballet), Cameron Crowe (Charlotte Ballet, the Rock School, Boston Ballet), Caroline Grimaldi (the Rock School), and Rosie Kitchens (Joffrey, Alonzo King Lines Contemporary Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, the Rock School).
Covington Regional Ballet was founded in 2001 and is going strong today at 1114 College Avenue on the Covington Square.
For registration and further information, see www.covingtonregionalballet.com , or contact the Arts Association office at 770-786-8188 or 1106 Washington St., Covington, GA 30014.