The Willis Ballet - Peggy Willis-Aarnio
Professor Emeritus Peggy Willis-Aarnio, Ph.D .
Peggy Willis-Aarnio, BFA, MFA, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Texas Tech University, Former Head of the Dance Program in the Department of Theatre and Dance
Professor Emeritus Peggy Willis-Aarnio, Ph.D.
For anyone, w e offer educational products of classical ballet; for teachers, a methodical and scientific approach to the teaching of classical ballet with our teacher training programs ; for students, ballet lessons for all ages; and, for the public, live performances showcasing the finest in Classical Ballet, including new classical choreography and a chronicle of original ballet works.
Based on the inspired principles of the teaching method of classical, and its vocabulary, these works validate the legitimacy and effectiveness of the pure and true schooling as being a main source of maintaining the purity of the art form and serve as a bridge from the past to the present and to the future.
This lineage is a direct, unadulterated source of knowledge, as evidenced in her
educational products and seen in her
live and video performances of both original creative works and the classics.
Our Artistic Director and Choreographer, Dr. Peggy Willis-Aarnio , is Professor Emeritus at Texas Tech University and Former Head of their Dance Program.
Presently, she is Director and Senior Pedagogue of the Willis Conservatory of Classical Ballet, and Artistic Director/Choreographer of The Willis Ballet.
She is an internationally recognized author, educator, teacher, dance historian, and choreographer and is also a leading authority on the teaching method of classical dance.
offers teacher training courses , and is ready, willing and able to help teachers internationally who have the desire to learn the most modern, scientific, authoritative and most effective teaching method for classical ballet, one that has produced the greatest ballet artists of the twentieth century.
original choreography has been seen internationally in over 400 cities, in North America and Europe with world premieres of her
work in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, most notably at the Hermitage and Pushkin Theatres, the first American to choreograph Classical Ballet in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, the birthplace of Russian Classical Ballet.
Professor Emeritus Peggy Willis-Aarnio and husband, Maj.
Retired USAF Paul Aarnio
To View Dr. Peggy Willis-Aarnio's Visual Dossier, CLICK HERE.
Dr. Peggy Willis-Aarnio
is celebrating 40 Years of Implementing the Teaching Method of Classical Ballet.
Professor Emeritus Peggy Willis-Aarnio's Documentary is available now through www.balletuni.com
can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 850-236-1555.