The Minutes from our AGM, held Saturday, March 21, 2015, are available online here.
VBS members, at the AGM
Call the office today to register! 604-681-1525
Master Class with Frances Chung, April 26, 11am-1pm. All levels welcome.
$17 members, $23 non-members.
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Frances Chung trained at Goh Ballet Academy before joining the San Francisco Ballet Company in 2001. She was promoted to soloist in 2005 and to principal dancer in 2009.
Chung has danced such major roles as Myrtha in Tomasson’s Giselle; Grand Pas de Deux Ballerina, Sugar Plum Fairy, and Queen of the Snow in Tomasson’s Nutcracker; Enchanted Princess in Tomasson’s The Sleeping Beauty; Kitri in Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Swanilda in Balanchine’s Coppélia; and Cinderella and Stepsister Clementine in Wheeldon’s Cinderella. She has created roles in many ballets, including Jenkins’ Thread, Kudelka’s The Ruins Proclaim the Building Was Beautiful, McGregor’s Borderlands, Scarlett’s Hummingbird, Welch’s Naked, and Zanella’sUnderskin.
Chung received the Isadora Duncan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Performance (Individual) for the 2013 Repertory Season. She was a finalist and prizewinner at the Prix de Lausanne in 2000 and received the top honor of a silver medal at the Adeline Genée Awards in London that same year.
The Vancouver Ballet Society is thrilled to work with Frances Chung and offer this Master Class. We hope you can join us!