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Background Information

Employment History

Principal Dancer

Ballet Austin

Principal

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Affiliations

Board Member
SLAVIN-NADAL SCHOOL OF BALLET

Member of the New York City Opera Ballet
American Ballet Theatre

Web References (11 Total References)


The Directors — Slavin Nadal Ballet

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Alexandra Nadal Born in the West Indies, Ms. Nadal received her initial training in Chicago from Russian emigre Andre Commiacoff and former Sadler's Wells Ballet (now the Royal Ballet) soloists Richard Ellis and Christine DuBoulay.

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Ms. Nadal has also been a member of the New York City Opera Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, a Principal Dancer with Ballet de Monte Carlo under the patronage of Prince Ranier and Princess Grace, and a Ballerina with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. While with the Winnipeg Ballet, she studied with Vera Volkova, who was the most internationally respected expert on and teacher of Vaganova technique long before this teaching method achieved the popularity it currently holds in the West. In addition to performing many of the great 19th Century classics, Ms Nadal has been coached in their ballets by choreographers such as Agnes de Mille, Leonide Massine, Anton Dolin and Eliot Feld as well as performing the works of Balanchine, Bournanville, Jerome Robbins and Frederik Ashton.


Slavin Nadal School of Ballet 1989 -2015 | The Slavin Years

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Prior to opening the Slavin Nadal School of Ballet in 1989, Eugene Slavin and Alexandra Nadal founded Ballet Austin and the Ballet Austin Academy (1983), and served as Artistic Directors of Ballet Austin and its predecessors - Austin Civic Ballet and Academy - for 17 years (1972 - 1989).Slavin and Nadal were Principal dancers with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet before arriving in Austin in 1972.

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During her 25 years as co-director of the Slavin-Nadal School of Ballet, Alexandra Nadal focused almost exclusively on the development and refinement of a pre-ballet and beginning ballet curriculum for students aged 3 to 10 that would prepare them for the transition to Eugene Slavin's classes at the Intermediate I level.
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During this period, as Eugene Slavin eased into retirement, Nadal shifted her focus to teaching the upper level students (Intermediate I to Advanced).
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Students who studied under Eugene Slavin and Alexandra Nadal had fulfilling careers as corps de ballet, soloists and principal dancers with ballet companies in the United States and Europe, as well as starring on Broadway and London's West End.


Slavin Nadal | Ballet Austin Founding Artistic Directors 1972-1989 | — Slavin Nadal School of Ballet 1989-2015 Archive

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Alexandra Nadal, 1943 - 2015 Born in the West Indies, Alexandra Nadal received her initial training in Chicago from Russian emigre Andre Commiacoff and former Sadler's Wells Ballet (now the Royal Ballet) soloists Richard Ellis and Christine DuBoulay.

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Ms. Nadal was also a member of the New York City Opera Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Principal Dancer with Ballet de Monte Carlo under the patronage of Prince Ranier and Princess Grace, and a Principal dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. While with the Winnipeg Ballet, she studied with Vera Volkova, who was the most internationally respected expert on and teacher of Vaganova technique long before this teaching method achieved the popularity it currently holds in the West. In addition to performing many of the great 19th Century classics, Ms Nadal was coached in their ballets by choreographers such as Agnes de Mille, Leonide Massine, Anton Dolin and Eliot Feld as well as performing the works of Balanchine, Bournanville, Jerome Robbins and Frederik Ashton.
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Alexandra Nadal was the recipient of the 1987 YWCA'S Outstanding Achievement in the Arts Award. She was the Founder of Ballet Austin and the Ballet Austin Academy, sharing this achievement with Co-Founder, Eugene Slavin. The two also shared the role of Artistic Director for Ballet Austin and its predecessor - Austin Civic Ballet - for 17 years, from 1972 to 1989. Slavin and Nadal were inducted into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame in 2009, in recognition of their creation and artistic direction of the first and only professional ballet company in Austin, Texas: Ballet Austin.


Slavin Nadal School of Ballet - The Directors

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Alexandra Nadal

was born in the West Indies. She received her initial training in Chicago from Russian emigre Andre Commiacoff and former Sadler's Wells Ballet (now the Royal Ballet) soloists Richard Ellis and Christine DuBoulay. In New York she continued training with some of the most influential teachers of the time, including Maria Swoboda and Leon Danielian. At 17, she was accepted into the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo for what was to be the company's last American tour.
Ms Nadal has also been a member of the New York City Opera Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, a Principal Dancer with Ballet de Monte Carlo under the patronage of Prince Ranier and Princess Grace, and a Ballerina with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. While with the Winnipeg Ballet, she studied with Vera Volkova, who was the most internationally respected expert on and teacher of Vaganova technique long before this teaching method achieved the popularity it currently holds in the West. In addition to performing many of the great 19th Century classics, Ms Nadal has been coached in their ballets by choreographers such as Agnes de Mille, Leonide Massine, Anton Dolin and Eliot Feld as well as performing the works of Balanchine, Bournanville, Jerome Robbins and Frederik Ashton.


Slavin Nadal School of Ballet - The Directors

www.slavinnadalballet.com [cached]

Alexandra Nadal was born in the West Indies.She received her initial training in Chicago from Russian emigre Andre Commiacoff and former Sadler's Wells Ballet (now the Royal Ballet) soloists Richard Ellis and Christine DuBoulay.In New York she continued training with some of the most influential teachers of the time, including Maria Swoboda and Leon Danielian.At 17, she was accepted into the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo for what was to be the company's last American tour.

Ms Nadal has also been a member of the New York City Opera Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, a Principal Dancer with Ballet de Monte Carlo under the patronage of Prince Ranier and Princess Grace, and a Ballerina with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.While with the Winnipeg Ballet, she studied with Vera Volkova, who was the most internationally respected expert on and teacher of Vaganova technique long before this teaching method achieved the popularity it currently holds in the West.In addition to performing many of the great 19th Century classics, Ms Nadal has been coached in their ballets by choreographers such as Agnes de Mille, Leonide Massine, Anton Dolin and Eliot Feld as well as performing the works

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