Maris Battaglia


School of Dance gala marks Amp debut for students

School of Dance Artistic Director Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux coaches Nina Giraldo,15, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Carnahan-Jackson Dance Studio. RILEY ROBINSON/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Students from the Chautauqua School of Dance, Chautauqua Festival dancers and Workshop dancers will

Dance Circle hosts lecture on ballet fundamentals

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Mimi Eddleman and Maris Battaglia have been in the ballet world for years. Eddleman, founding co-president of the Chautauqua Dance Circle, still takes classes in New Jersey. Battaglia, member of the CDC and frequent guest speaker, has taught the Workshop dancers at Chautauqua Dance for 22 years. The two will merge their knowledge of ballet at 3:30 p.m. today in Smith Wilkes Hall in a lecture titled “20 Ballet Steps that Everyone Should Know.”