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Gulfshore Ballet Offers Master Classes With Guest Artist Jock Soto

Updated: Jan 3

Former New York Ballet principal dancer to instruct advanced students at Classical Ballet School

Gulfshore Ballet, Southwest Florida’s premier not-for-profit school of Classical Ballet, is pleased to announce a master class series with former New York City Ballet principal dancer Jock Soto on January 6-12, 2020. The classes are offered to advanced students and will take place at the Gulfshore Ballet Training Facility located at 5636 Youngquist Road, Units 1 & 2 in South Fort Myers.

This opportunity is extended to ballet students who are 14 years or older and have had a minimum of six years of ballet training.

Students may purchase class admission online at prior to class or may register in person at the studio office fifteen minutes prior to class. Fees are $40.00 for Technique class and $25 additional for Jock Soto’s Choice class. There is no fee for current Gulfshore Ballet students.

Private lessons are available for an additional fee.

Class size is limited. Please register online or email to reserve your space. Registration and payment must be made in advance. Call Gulfshore Ballet at (239) 590-6191 for additional information.

About Gulfshore Ballet

Gulfshore Ballet is Southwest Florida’s premier not-for-profit school of Classical Ballet. The school has an internationally acclaimed teaching faculty and offers area students the unique opportunity to study with professional instructors of the highest caliber. Since 2000, Gulfshore Ballet has been committed to preparing students for professional careers and promoting each student's academic, athletic, cultural, and social growth. Iliana Lopez and Franklin Gamero are Artistic Directors. Gulfshore Ballet is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees dedicated to carrying on the mission created by Melinda Roy in 2000 by striving to enhance the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of classical ballet within the Southwest Florida community. Gulfshore Ballet is located at 5636 Youngquist Road, Units 1 & 2, Fort Myers, FL 33912. For more information call (239) 590-6191.

Event: Ballet Master Classes with Jock Soto

Date: January 6 through January 12, 2020


January 6, 2020 -- January 8, 2020. 4:30 pm to 6 pm Technique; 6 pm to 7pm Mr. Soto’s Choice;

January 9, 2020. 5 pm to 6:30 pm Technique; 6:30 pm to 7:30pm Mr. Soto’s Choice;

January 10, 2020. 5:30 pm to 7 pm Technique; 7 pm to 8 pm Mr. Soto’s Choice;

January 11, 2019. 10 am to 11:30 am Technique; 11:30-12:30 pm Mr. Soto’s Choice; 1:00-2:00 pm—Mr. Soto’s Choice or Variations; 2:00-3:00 pm—Mr. Soto’s Pas de Deux

January 12, 2019. 11:00-12:30 pm Technique $40.00 (fee required for all students) 12:30-1:30 pm Mr. Soto’s Choice (fee required for all students)

Location: Gulfshore Ballet is located at 5636 Youngquist Road, Units 1 & 2, Ft. Myers.

Cost per class: $40.00 Technique; $25.00 for Mr. Soto’s Choice, Variations and Pas de Deux. Fee for all students on Sunday, January 12

For more information: 239-590-6191 or

Photo: Jock Soto

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