Faculty Profile Billy Blanken

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    Billy Blanken

    Ballet

    Intermediate
    Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00-2:30PM

    Bio



    Billy started his professional career as a principal with the Amy Marshall Dance Company before joining Les Ballets Grandiva. Some of Billy's freelance credits include; principal guest artist with Brooklyn Ballet, Dances Patrelle, CoDa21 of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Catherine Gallant Dance, Atlantic City Ballet, York Dance Works, Mobile Ballet, Flexicurve, Northwest Florida Ballet, Lane & Co Arts, Eidolon Ballet, Sun Valley Ballet, the East Village Dance Project, Yuka Kawazu/Danse En L'air, Northeastern Ballet Theatre, Neville Dance Theatre, isadoraNOW, Ballet Mink Colbert, and performing Michael Foley's work in the Howl on the Road Festival at Lincoln Center. He is a frequent collaborator with Project In Motion and has been commissioned to stage several of his works on their company. He is currently a Senior Artist with Ajkun Ballet Theatre and is the Showcase Coordinator for their annual New York Winter Festival.

    Billy is original collaborator, writer, producer, choreographer and performer of "the intimacies project" with dancer Jordan Marinov, filmmaker Bill Hayward and late Musician/ Playwright Anna Elman. ‘the intimacies project’ was featured at Port Authority by Times Square Alliance, Galapogos Arts Center, the Rover Soho, and the Jennifer Muller’s The Hatch series.
    Billy has taught at Peridance, the Jakarta Intercultural School, the School at Steps on Broadway, the East Village Dance Project, Ball State University, Astoria Fine Arts Dance, Wright State University, D’Valda & Sirico Dance and Music Centre, the Gary Geiss Dance School, SUNY Purchase with isadoraNOW, Northwest Florida Ballet, Northeastern Ballet Theatre, New York Dance Experience, with Brooklyn Ballet's 'Elevate' program, and Montclair State University via the Amy Marshall Dance Company.

    Photo by Bill Hayward.

                    Week of: Jun 17, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019
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