Traveling Turns- ‘Resisting Gravity’
Sabrina Lenzi – Faculty Member, Australian Ballet School

Traveling Turns- ‘Resisting Gravity’

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Do you or your students struggle with traveling turns? Sabrina Lenzi shares wonderful insights that are useful for all ages.  Sabrina Lenzi is a former principal dancer with Birmingham Royal Ballet, and a former faculty member of Houston Ballet Academy. She currently teaches at the Australian Ballet School.

Sabrina Lenzi was born in Rome, Italy. She began her dance training at the age of nine with Walter Zappolini at the Opera of Rome. She continued her training with Victor Livtinov and finished her ballet formation at the Academie de Dance Classique de Montecarlo with Marika Besobrasova. In 1984, Ms. Lenzi joined the Stuttgart Ballet under the direction of Marcia Haydee and was promoted to soloist in 1989 and to principal in 1994. In 1995, Ms. Lenzi joined the Birmingham Royal Ballet under the direction of David Bintley, as a principal. Ms. Lenzi has made guest appearances with The Stuttgart Ballet and the Birmingham Royal Ballet in all major opera houses of the world, as well as guest solo appearances in Italy, England, and Germany. In 2002, Ms. Lenzi retired from the stage after 18 years of professional dancing. In 2004, Ms. Lenzi began teaching ballet and pilates at Houston Ballet's Academy. She is currently teaching at the Australian Ballet School


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