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Guest Faculty | Maple Conservatory of Dance
Alaine Haubert, a fourth generation Californian, has the unique distinction of having been associated with America's three major companies.
She received her training from age fifteen at the School of American Ballet in New York City where she studied with George Balanchine and his illustrious post-Diaghilev faculty.
After graduation from high school she performed with San Francisco's Pacific Ballet, and then joined the national touring company of Camelot.
In 1965, after a year on the road with Camelot, Ms. Haubert joined American Ballet Theatre, where she performed corps de ballet, soloist and principal roles.
was coached, during this period by such diverse and exciting choreographers as: Tudor, DeMille, Robbins, Feld, Culberg, Lander, and Tetley, and also danced the classics.
In 1969 Ms. Haubert joined The Joffrey Ballet as principal dancer performing leading roles in many ballets including The Green Table, The Dream, Feast of Ashes, The Moor's Pavane, The Still Point, The Three Cornered Hat, Cakewalk and Le Bleu Danube.
After nearly a decade with the Joffrey Ballet
, a serious back injury ended Ms. Haubert's
performing career, and she
began teaching and coaching in such wide-ranging locations as Europe, Japan, Canada, the USA, and the Caribbean.
In 1986 Ms. Haubert moved to Hawaii where she was on faculty at the University of Hawaii for seven years.
In 1993, Ms. Haubert
was invited by Kevin McKenzie to return to New York as Ballet Mistress for American Ballet Theatre
, where she
instructed, coached, and rehearsed the world's leading dancers for four years.
Ms. Haubert now makes her home in California where she was on faculty at California State, Long Beach for six years.
She continues her association with ABT and annually travels the U.S. auditioning dancers for the ABT Summer Intensives.
She is currently Artistic Director of the ABT North Carolina Summer Intensive.
In 2002 and again in 2008, Ms. Haubert
has had the honor of adjudicating the Pacific Region for Regional Dance America (RDA) and in 2003 was adjudicator for the Southwest Region.
Ms. Haubert has most recently served as Artistic Advisor for ABT's new ABT National Training Curriculum.
continues to travel world-wide, offering ABT curriculum training
, master classes, workshops and continues to scout for future ballet professionals.
SCFTA - Faculty
Principal, American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School
Alaine Haubert was a consultant in the development of the ABT National Training Curriculum and continues as an advisor.
She performed with American Ballet Theatre in the corps de ballet and in soloist and principal roles and was a Principal Dancer with the Joffrey Ballet for 10 years.
was coached by such celebrated choreographers as Antony Tudor, Agnes de Mille, Jerome Robbins, Eliot Feld, Birgit Culberg, Harald Lander and Glen Tetley as well as Robert Joffrey, Leonid Massine, Kurt Jooss.
also served as ballet mistress for American Ballet Theatre.
has taught and coached dance for 50 years in the United States, Europe, Japan, and the Caribbean.
She has been a member of the dance faculties of California State University, Long Beach and University of Hawaii.
She has traveled throughout the US auditioning dancers for the ABT Summer Intensives and was artistic coordinator for the ABT Summer Intensives in Detroit, North Carolina School of the Arts Intensive and UCI in Orange County.
She is a frequent adjudicator and guest master teacher for Regional Dance America.
Alaine Haubert | Infinity Ballet
Ms. Alaine Haubert is a former principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet and American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Mistress for American Ballet Theatre.
She has been a University of Hawaii faculty member for nine years, and is frequent Guest Instructor for Ballet Hawaii and West Hawaii Dance Theatre Summer and Winter Workshops.
most recent years have been as a Professor of Dance at California State University at Long Beach
She currently is active as an International Guest teacher throughout the country and is Director of the ABT summer intensive program in Detroit, Michigan.
Alaine Haubert, principal of ...
Alaine Haubert, principal of the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie Dance School at Segerstrom Center for the Arts has been associated with ABT since 1965 as a dancer, coach, Ballet Mistress, instructor, and Director of Summer Intensives.
In the 1970's, Haubert was a principal dancer with the Joffrey Ballet until a serious back injury ended her performing career.
has taught and coached dance in Europe, Japan, Canada, United States, and the Caribbean.
She was member of the dance faculty of the University of Hawaii for seven years and served on the dance faculty of California State University, Long Beach for six years.
She is an advisor for the ABT National Training Curriculum and is very pleased with the success of the inaugural year of the ABT Gillespie School.
is looking forward to the addition of a Level 5 in Fall 2016!
"With Ratmansky around today, there is ...
"With Ratmansky around today, there is a very, very strong sense of excitement," explains Alaine Haubert, a former ABT dancer turned master teacher and education director.
Students at the new American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School, headed by principal Haubert, would come to fuel all manner of professional performances at the center, by ABT and other touring troupes.
When the Gillespie School launched in September, "the caliber of students was very strong," says principal Haubert, a San Francisco native whose distinguished career with ABT and the Joffrey Ballet included in-studio work alongside Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Agnes de Mille and Antony Tudor.
"I could not be any prouder of the strong enrollment, of the selection of Principal Alaine Haubert, the dedicated and talented roster of faculty and above all, seeing how the students are taking to their classes, honing their skills and learning the art of dance."
As the toy soldiers head out for a water break, Haubert
explains that the choreographer quickly chose 40-plus performers for the party and battle scenes - costume sizes dictate these roles as much as technique - but whether he
would find dancers with both skills and a sense of naturalism to portray the lead children's roles remained unclear until the last moment.
For more than two hours, she
worked in a separate rehearsal room with a handful of potential versions of Clara, Fritz, the Nutcracker, and a scene-stealing baby mouse character.
"Five minutes before he
walked out the door to the airport," Haubert
decisions," naming four lead dancers (plus covers) to make up the second cast of children's leads.
In all, 37 of 48 performers come from the new Gillespie school, including all the lead roles.
didn't know if there would be four principals here today," Haubert