Guest Artist. Drew is the brother-in-law of former University of Toledo and Philadelphia 76ers basketball player, Casey Shaw. In 2008, she joined the Trainee Program and worked as an Office Assistant at Ballet Magnificat! During her tenure with the Jackson Ballet (later Ballet Mississippi), she appeared as the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, the Pigtail Girl in Graduation Ball, Odette in Swan Lake - Act II, Taglioni in Pas de Quatre, and had leading roles in Les Sylphides and La Bayadere - Act II. Jamie Sykes inbounded to Bill Jenkins, who passed the ball to Bryce Drew. One of her students was accepted to compete in the 2014 International Ballet Competition. From 2011-2016, she served as adjunct Dance Faculty for Belhaven University and was the Dance Ministry Ensemble Artistic Director. Tara is the daughter of Kathy Thibodeaux, an American ballet dancer and artistic director, and former child actor and musician Keith Thibodeaux, who portrayed Ricky Ricardo, Jr. ("Little Ricky") on the TV series I Love Lucy. Kathy and Keith have one daughter, Tara Drew, a dancer, teacher, and choreographer, who is married to Bryce Drew, former player in the NBA and former head basketball coach at … She now serves as an Assistant to the Directors and works with the Brazil expansion. In 2008, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, along with Peavey Music Founder Hartley Peavey, presented Kathy with the annual Hartley D. Peavey Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence. At age fifteen, Tara was a semi-finalist in the 1994 USA International Ballet Competition. Ms. Sol Maisonet has taught classical ballet since 1977. Bethany taught ballet and tap and choreographed for Praise Him With Dance for 2 years. Melanie ran her own studio for 4 years, while also being part of the full-time course teaching faculty at Cape Academy of Performing Arts. She began her dance training in 1997 with Tamara Dahlsten and continued with others such as Eve Kindall and Dunri Palmer. Sign up to see all their posts in your feed. As a player, Bryce Drew was known for his buzzer-beating shot in the first round of Valparaiso's run in the 1998 NCAA Tournament. Erin Beaver is originally from Kerrville, Texas. His creations for Ballet Magnificat! She performed principal roles in many classical ballets, including The Nutcracker, Les Sylphides, Swan Lake, Rites of Spring, Tango Expectro, The Merry Widow, George Balanchine’s Rubies, Serenade, Who Cares.       Conference regular season and conference tournament champion As a trainee she had the opportunity to perform with Women of Faith conferences in 2012 and to Honduras in 2013. She received her dance training under the direction of Amanda Neeley, Susan Beebe, and Tara Thibodeaux Drew at Praise Him With Dance in Atlanta. As he progressed through high school though, Drew developed a rapid heartbeat,[citation needed] which required three surgeries to repair. [12], After his termination from Vanderbilt, Drew joined ESPN as an analyst for their college basketball coverage. Tara trained at Ballet Magnificat!, performed with the company for several years, and has set many works on the companies including The Arrival and Stratagem. Keith and Kathy have one daughter, Tara, who is a dancer and choreographer and is married to Bryce Drew, former player in the NBA and former head basketball coach at Valparaiso and Vanderbilt University. National champion   Jiri was the choreographer for the "Women of Faith - Celebrate What Matters" national tour in 2012, the North Texas Christmas Spectacular in Wichita Falls in 2013, and FBC Dallas' Christmas with Steven Curtis Chapman in 2014. Her students have gone on to dance professionally for Miami City Ballet, Ballet Magnificat, Phoenix Ballet, Atlanta Hawks Dance Team, and the Indiana Pacemates. Rachel also serves as the Summer Dance Intensive Administrator. Jiri Sebastian Voborsky was born in the Czech Republic and entered into professional training at the Liberec State Ballet School in 1989.       Division regular season champion in January 1994 as a Corps de Ballet member for the 1994 - 95 season. In 2009 she moved to Jackson to join Ballet Magnificat’s Trainee Program. Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic: présente des nouvelles, évènements, offres, et concours pour la communauté locale et le tourisme. In 2011, Tara choreographed The Arrival for Ballet Magnificat.