Sean Musselman Named Artistic Director, Ballet Master at L'Académie of Dance as St. Petersburg Gains World Class Artistic Talent

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L’Académie of Dance is proud to announce the appointment of Ballet Master and Artistic Director, Sean Musselman who studied at The School of American Ballet in New York City. Meet the entire team at the October 1, 2017 Open House from 2 PM to 5 PM at 4853 Park Street North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33709.

L’Académie of Dance is proud to announce the appointment of Ballet Master and Artistic Director, Sean Musselman. Musselman studied at The School of American Ballet in New York City. There he had the rare opportunity to work under the legendary George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins (of the Broadway classic West Side Story fame) and with the Russian superstar Danseur Rudolph Nureyev.

“I am delighted to work with L’Académie of Dance, we have an opportunity to make a true impact on the future for young dancers in our community.” Musselman stated, “I am extremely committed to building on the rich and growing St. Petersburg performing arts community, one dancer at a time.”

In the fall of 2017, L’Académie of Dance appointed Musselman for his passion for the arts and unprecedented classical training. He joins a diverse, talented and experienced team of dance instructors to ignite the potential of each student with their own artistic and performance plan.

Mr. Musselman's professional career includes dancing with many greats of the ballet and opera world to include Mikhail Baryshnikov, Luciano Pavarotti, Peter Martins, Gelsey Kirkland, Suzanne Farrell, among others. He was a member of the Eglevsky Ballet under the direction of Edward Villella, The Milwaukee Ballet under the direction of Ted Kivit, The Chicago City Ballet as well as Chicago Lyric Opera under the direction of iconic American ballerina Maria Tallchief.

“L’Académie of Dance is dedicated to excellence and bringing the finest resources to our students. We see each one as an individual and work to meet their needs and goals. As Artistic Director, Ballet Master, Sean Musselman brings the standards of excellence needed to offer world class dance in St Petersburg,” stated Sandra Sleeter, L’Académie founder. The classes include Ballet for children and adults, Jazz, Acro, Hip Hop/ Break and more. “We cannot wait to for the 2017/2018 season under the direction of Sean Musselman,” Sleeter added.

Meet Artistic Director and Ballet Master, Sean Musselman and the entire team at the October 1, 2017 Open House from 2 PM to 5 PM. L’Académie of Dance is located at 4853 Park Street North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33709. This event promises to be an exciting opportunity to learn what L’Académie offers, sample classes, audition for scholarships, win prizes and more. For event details, visit http://www.lacademieofdance.com/meetgreet.html

About L’Académie of Dance : L’Académie of Dance is a studio in St. Petersburg, FL offering a unique variety of dance disciplines. Artistic Director, Ballet Master Sean Musselman is dedicated to the art of dance and helping each student reach their potential. L’Académie provides students with a strong technical foundation and they strive to produce dancers well-rounded in strength, stamina and flexibility, all while fostering their growth as performing artists. The customized attention to each student, positive learning environment and state of the art floors set L’Académie apart. http://www.lacademieofdance.com

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