Masterclass with Rachel Richardson

of American Ballet Theatre

Sunday, October 11 |  Première Dance Complex

Ballet Masterclass |  11:00am-12:00pm

Perfect Pirouettes |  12:00pm-12:15pm

Ballet Masterclass Tuition PDC Dancers -$30/dancer

Ballet Masterclass Tuition NON-PDC Dancers -$30/dancer

All tuition will be paid through our secure online payment processing system after registration has been received. All tuition must be paid prior to the masterclass. 


Ballet Masterclass + Pirouette Masterclass Tuition PDC Dancers - $40/dancer

Ballet Masterclass + Pirouette Masterclass Tuition Non-PDC Dancers -$40/dancer


Masterclass Capacity- Due to policies set forth by South Dakota Ballet in response to COVID-19, dancers must remain socially distanced throughout class. Masks are required. Capacity is 16 dancers per class. Dancers must enroll in the ballet masterclass to enroll in the pirouette class.

Discounts: There is a $5 OFF DISCOUNT available for any dancer who can prove purchase of their ticket to South Dakota Ballet’s En Avant Performance on Friday, October 9th at the Washington Pavilion. Email ticket receipt to for your discount code prior to paying for your masterclass. Tickets to the performance start at $25 and are available at

**Masks and Screenings such as temperature checks are required upon arrival**

Rachel Richardson

American Ballet Theatre

Rachel Richardson began her training with John Grensback Oregon Ballet Academy. In 2009, she was awarded a scholarship to attend The Rock School for Dance Education year-round program in Philadelphia, under the direction of Bojan and Stephanie Spassoff.  While at The Rock School, she competed in Youth America Grand Prix and won the silver medal at the New York City finals in 2013.  Richardson has received scholarships to multiple summer intensives including Pacific Northwest Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Houston Ballet, Royal Ballet School and San Francisco Ballet.  She has performed classical variations from Raymonda, The Nutcracker, Grand Pas Classique, Giselle, Paquita, Esmeralda and Swan Lake, as well as works by Susan Jaffe, Antony Tudor and Bruce Steivel.


Richardson joined ABT Studio Company in 2013.  She joined American Ballet Theatre as an apprentice in January 2015 and became a member of the corps de ballet in June 2015.  Her roles with the Company include a Porcelain Princess in Aurora’s Wedding, Amour in Don Quixote, Moyna in Giselle, Columbine and one of the Nutcracker’s Sisters in The Nutcracker, the Fairy Miettes qui tombent (Breadcrumb) and the Gold Fairy in Alexei Ratmansky’s The Sleeping Beauty and featured roles in The Brahms-Haydn Variations and Deuce Coupe.

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