Ballerina takes a leap toward her dreams
Gianna Juliet with the Royal Academy of Dance’s artistic director, Gerard Charles, at the Genée International Ballet Competition in Toronto, Canada, in August. Courtesy the Royal Academy of Dance

Ballerina takes a leap toward her dreams

Ballerina Gianna Juliet spent years preparing herself to compete at a prestigious level. “Gianna has trained with us from the time she was a little girl,” Corinne Glover, owner of…

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Ballerina ready for next ‘stepping stone’
Gianna Juliette does a Grand Jeté at the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy in Canyon Country. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Ballerina ready for next ‘stepping stone’

Though most children prefer playful, kid’s music, as a child, Gianna Juliet loved classical music.  “That’s what I always wanted to dance to,” she said. “I would try to go…

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What’s Happening in the SCV
Classic Corvettes on display at the Santa Clarita Valley Corvette Club's annual Corvette show held at Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country on Saturday, September 29, 2018. (Photo by Dan Watson)

What’s Happening in the SCV

It’s a busy time in the Santa Clarita Valley. The end of the school year is in sight and summer is on the horizon. Graduations and Father’s Day (June 16)…

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City council to consider community service, arts grants
The Santa Clarita Ballet Company performs “The Nutcracker” for fourth grade students in the Santa Clarita Valley at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal

City council to consider community service, arts grants

Canyon Theatre Guild, Santa Clarita Ballet and Santa Clarita Master Chorale would be among the 55 organizations receiving community service or arts grants from the city, should the city council…

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Santa Clarita Ballet performs ‘The Nutcracker’ for students
Sugar Plum Fairy Hannah Wilcox and Cavalier Raydel Caceres perform their duet in “The Nutcracker” for fourth grade students at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal

Santa Clarita Ballet performs ‘The Nutcracker’ for students

Hundreds of students from the Santa Clarita Valley had a chance to watch a special performance of Santa Clarita Ballet Company’s “The Nutcracker” at the College of the Canyons Performing…

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The Nutcracker returns to Santa Clarita
Santa Clarita Ballet Company dancers, West Ranch High School sophomore Mia Lachman as Marie, right, is crowned by Luis Martinez as the Nutcracker as they perform The Nutcracker Ballet on stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center in Valencia for 650 local fourth-grade students on Wednesday. Dan Watson/The Signal

The Nutcracker returns to Santa Clarita

Source: Santa Clarita Ballet Company and Academy On December 16 and 17 the Santa Clarita Ballet Company presents a community tradition, The Nutcracker.  Performances will be held at the Santa Clarita…

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Local dance studio teaches life lessons through ballet instruction
An intermediate ballet class warms up at Santa Clarita Ballet Academy on March 20, 2017. Katharine Lotze/The Signal

Local dance studio teaches life lessons through ballet instruction

For a quarter of a century, the Santa Clarita Ballet Academy  has offered a comprehensive dance program, with an emphasis in classical ballet instruction, to children, teens and adults across…

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Santa Clarita Ballet wows young audiences with ‘The Nutcracker’
Santa Clarita Ballet Company dancers form left, Raydel Caceres, The Cavalier, Hart High School senior, Lauren Hart - Sugar Plum Fairy, West Ranch High School sophomore Mia Lachman as Marie and Luis Martinez as the Nutcracker perform The Nutcracker Ballet on stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center in Valencia for 650 local fourth-grade students on Wednesday. Dan Watson/The Signal

Santa Clarita Ballet wows young audiences with ‘The Nutcracker’

More than 600 fourth grade students sat in awe Wednesday morning as they watched the Santa Clarita Ballet put on a special performance of “The Nutcracker” at the Santa Clarita…

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