Esipova Youth Ballet Theater, Inc. will produce classical ballet performances in the Russian (Vaganova) style and facilitate internationally renowned instructors to teach master classes in Rochester, New York.
Local ballet students will be cast in the majority of performance roles, whereas other more experienced dancers may be invited to perform roles requiring more advanced techniques. Ballet choreographers and ballet masters may be invited by the board of Esipova Youth Ballet Theater, Inc. Technical roles such as stage managers, lighting, sound, sets, video and audio will be performed by volunteers or professionals.
Rehearsals and master classes will be held at various local ballet studios as well as stages at local schools and theaters. Performances will be given on stages at local schools and theaters, or other appropriate venues.
Esipova Youth Ballet Theater, Inc. plans to produce one or two performances per year and hold one or two master classes per year.