Cassand Ballet (Mountain View, CA)

Name

  • Name:Mr. Rodolphe Cassand
  • Title:Artistic Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Cassand Ballet
  • Address:223 Moffett Blvd
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    CA
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:415-505-5659
  • Main fax:415-656-1507

Organization Web

User Address

  • Address:858 Cornwall Ct
    Sunnyvale, CA 94087
    United States

User Phone

  • Direct phone:408-636-3123
  • Mobile phone:408-636-3123

User Web and Email

Location

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General

  • Mission:
  • Cassand Ballet School and Company is dedicated to the continued ballet and dance training for dancers of all ages from beginners to professionals.
    School and Company from the classical French ballet tradition, Cassand Ballet excels at providing high quality training and bringing rich dance programs to the community.

  • Overview:
  • Rodolphe Cassand was a soloist at San Francisco Ballet and National Ballet of Marseilles- Roland Petit. He has danced with Smuin Ballet, Lines Contemporary Ballet, American Ballet Theater and Dance Theater of Harlem. He is the recipient of a strong artistic heritage from great ballet masters, and is passing on his secrets to his dancers. Rodolphe Cassand has worked with renowned choreographers including Roland Petit, Glenn Tetley and William Forsythe who has shaped his prodigious creativity. He has performed with legendary dancers Natalia Makarova and Rudolph Nureyev. He was a guest ballet performer in Maryland Ballet, Japan Ballet Festival, Bermuda City Ballet, Paris Opera, La Scala Italy, Berlin National Theater, Barcelona Theater, National Theater of Cairo, Acropolis- Athens Greece, Piazza Saint Marco Venice- Italy, Auckland Theater- New Zealand, Jakarta National Theater- Indonesia, and MET- New York .
    His teaching credits include Masterclasses at University of California Cal Poly and on tour with Smuin Ballet; company classes at Alonzo King Lines Contemporary Ballet, Summer programs at University of Moscow Idaho, Great Falls MO, Paso Robles CA, Monterey CA and Nancy in France. He taught a full semester at Shenandoah university in Winchester VA, and now directs his own school in Mountain View CA.

  • History:
  • Cassand Ballet is a dance school and company founded in June 2009 by Artistic Director, Rodolphe Cassand and Executive Director, Hao Lueckhoff.
    The school offers classes in ballet, stretch, pointe, core, floor-barre, choreography workshops and Summer Intensive Camps to students of all levels, children, teens and adults.
    The students and dancers of Cassand Ballet perform at least three times a year to showcase their abilities, and to present new choreographic works.
    The dancers and students of Cassand Ballet put on demonstrations at local schools, community centers, or in the studio.
    During the Bay Area National Dance Week, Cassand Ballet offers free dance classes, and organize a show where other local dance schools and companies are invited to perform. The show is free to the public, and the program is for people of all ages.
    Cassand Ballet also participates at local art and craft fairs and community events. At such events, Cassand Ballet leases a booth and provides information on the school. We may have demonstrations performed by a few dancers and students from the school. Cassand Ballet has been since inception present at the yearly Peninsula French Fair.
    Rodolphe Cassand Ballet past repertory includes The Fairies a ballet in three acts and Persephone ballet in three acts which were featured in Sunnyvale Theater . Another suite of ballets that was choreographed and performed by the company is Faune-Forme-Etudes , The Dancing Princesses, a Christmas ballet in three acts.

  • Year established:2009
  • Endowment:Unknown

Staff

  • Executive / Trustee board size:4
  • Advisory board size:0
  • Staff size:1

Board and Executive Names

  • Board Members / Trustees:
  • Rodolphe Cassand President

    Caspar Horne Secretary


    Aude Phay-van Trustee

  • Executive Director / President:
  • President- Rodolphe Cassand
    Executive director- Hao Lueckhoff

Staff Names

  • Key Staff:
  • Rodolphe Cassand- Artistic Director

Registration

  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:None
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:Operating
  • Tax ID:27-3608690