Albany Berkshire Ballet Offers Master Class With Eric Otto
ALBANY — The School of the Albany Berkshire Ballet will offer a master class with Eric Otto on Saturday, open to area dancers at an intermediate or advanced level.
The 90-minute class begins at 1:30 p.m. at the school, 25 Monroe St., Suite 210, at a cost of $25. Preregistration is due on Wednesday.
Otto was born and raised in Westchester. He began dancing at the age of seven with the School of American Ballet in New York City. He has danced professionally with the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and BalletX. He was an original cast member of Twyla Tharp’s “Come Fly Away,” performing the leading role of Sid. Otto was invited to join the cast of Tharp’s Movin’ Out where he starred in the Broadway and First National Tour companies as James. He has appeared on Broadway in “The Phantom of the Opera” and toured with Tharp for her 50th Anniversary. Otto will also be choreographing new work for Albany Berkshire Ballet for its 2019-20 season.
Preregister by contacting the school at (518) 426-0660 or firstname.lastname@example.org