Master Teacher Series
The Master Teacher series is part of City Ballet’s Educational Program. Committed to providing dance training of the highest caliber, City Ballet presents classes by world renown artists open to Southern California ballet students. For many this is their first and sometimes only opportunity to study with ballet stars of this stature.
Wed, July 26th – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Megan Fairchild, a principal dancer with New York City Ballet, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and began her dance training at the age of four, studying with Judy Levitre and Kaelynne Oliphant at Dance Concepts in Sandy, Utah, and at the Ballet West Conservatory in Salt Lake City with Sharee Lane, Deborah Dobson, and Maureen Laird. While at the Ballet West Conservatory, Ms. Fairchild was also a Ballet West trainee. Ms. Fairchild entered the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, in the fall of 2000. In November 2001, Ms. Fairchild became an apprentice with New York City Ballet, and in October 2002 she joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. Ms. Fairchild was promoted to the rank of soloist in February 2004, and in January 2005, she was promoted to principal dancer.
Wed, Aug 2 – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wed, Aug 9th – 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Daniel Ulbricht was born in St. Petersburg, Florida, and began his dance training at the age of 11 at the Judith Lee Johnson Studio of Dance, studying with Lenny Holmes. He also studied at Les Jeunes Danseurs with Javier Dubraq and attended the Chautauqua Summer Dance Program, training with Jean Pierre Bonnefoux and Patricia McBride. In 1999, Mr. Ulbricht was invited by the School of American Ballet (SAB), the official school of New York City Ballet, to continue his training during their Winter Program. As a student at SAB, Mr. Ulbricht performed with New York City Ballet as a Jester in Peter Martins’ The Sleeping Beauty. In December 2000, he became an apprentice with New York City Ballet and in November 2001 he joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet. In January 2005, Mr. Ulbricht was promoted to the rank of soloist and principal dancer in May 2007. Mr. Ulbricht is the Creative Director of NYCB’s Family Saturdays program. Additionally, he serves as artistic advisor to Manhattan Youth Ballet and is the artistic director of the New York State Summer School for the Arts in Saratoga Springs, NY.
To register, return a registration form by e-mail to: email@example.com. Please use PDF format when sending forms by e-mail.
Tuition for one class is $35; for two classes is $60 (a $10 discount); and for all three classes is $85 (a $20 discount). Payments accepted: checks, cash, or credit card. Tuition is nonrefundable.
You may also mail completed forms and payment to:
City Ballet of San Diego, PO Box 99072, San Diego, CA 92169-1072
or Fax forms to: 858-272-8375
Health and Safety
City Ballet of San Diego adheres to San Diego County’s Health & Human Services Agency COVID-19 protocols.
We highly recommend full COVID-19 vaccination for all students.
If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact City Ballet School Office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.