|Ballet in Cleveland was given rave reviews about its master ballet class with Breaking Pointe and Ballet West star Allison DeBona. Watch a clip of Allison and Jessica on Live on Lakeside and read about the success of Ballet in Cleveland's first major event here.
December 28, 2012
|The Cleveland Plain Dealer featured Jessica Wallis on the cover of the Business section as part of a series of articles about "Risk Takers". Read the exciting article that really launched Ballet in Cleveland onto the Cleveland scene here.
December 20, 2012
|Ballet in Cleveland was featured in Fresh Water Cleveland in an article highlighting Cleveland arts organizations who are reaching new and diverse audiences. Read more here.
November 28, 2012
|Ballet in Cleveland made 1621 Euclid Avenue its official home during Thanksgiving weekend of 2012. Read about its move to PlayhouseSquare here.
November 15, 2012
|Ballet in Cleveland was thrilled to be honored as the beneficiary of the Yelp Cleveland Ultimate Science Fair on November 15, 2012, at the Great Lakes Science Center. With the generous donations from the Clevelanders in attendance, $400 was raised for the organization. Read more about this amazing Cleveland party here.|
October 27, 2012
|Jessica Wallis represented Ballet in Cleveland as part of a panel for Great Lakes Theater's "Classics and Conversations" program on October 27, 2012, at the Hanna Theatre. Read more here.|
October 17, 2012
|Jessica attended "Common Ground" with Groundworks Dance Theater at the Dunham Tavern Museum on October 17, 2012. "Common Ground" gathered patrons and artists from both sides of Cleveland for an evening of dialog concerning the future of the arts in Cleveland and how locals can join together in bringing more professional performances to life in the Cleveland area. Read more about this event here.|
October 7, 2012
|Jim and Jessica of Ballet in Cleveland met Aaron Ingley, owner and CEO of Real Food Barre at the Whole Foods on Chagrin Road. Aaron shared the Barre story with them, and a partnership between the two businesses was formed. Jim and Jessica will demo Barre bars at the Cleveland Marathon Expo in spring 2012 and will be taking Barre bars to Cleveland area dance retail stores and dance schools. Barre is also serving as a sponsor of Allison DeBona's master class presented by Ballet in Cleveland on March 2, 2013. Read more about Real Food Barre here.|
October 4, 2012
|On October 4, 2012, Jessica presented on behalf of Ballet in Cleveland at the Idea Center at PlayhouseSquare for the Foundation Center about her experience with crowdfunding with Kickstarter. Read about it here.|
October 3, 2012
|Amanda Hicken (author of Clue Into Cleveland) featured Ballet in Cleveland alongside the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cleveland Orchestra on October 3, 2012. Read all about it here.|
September 29, 2012
If you read Cool Cleveland like thousands of Clevelanders, chances are you saw the Ballet in Cleveland article on September 29, 2012. If you missed it, read here.
September 23, 2012
|On September 23, 2012, Founding Director Jessica Wallis, was featured in the Cleveland Plain Dealer about Ballet in Cleveland's experience with the crowdfunding tool Kickstarter that was used to fund its outreach video, its dance gift to the city, "Mah City". Read the article here.|
The Cleveland Plain Dealer:
http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2012/12/trading_teaching_for_a_passion.html# http://www.cleveland.com/sun/all/index.ssf/2012/12/ballet_support_group_moves_to.html http://www.cleveland.com/musicdance/index.ssf/2012/09/cleveland_artists_gettin_creat.html
Clue Into Cleveland:
Cleveland Women's Journal:
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Fresh Water Cleveland:
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