Students from Central Midwest Ballet Academy Performed in Honor of Marlene Skog at the Wisconsin Dance Council Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018!

Central Midwest Ballet Academy students performed to music to the the Opera Die Fledermaus to honor Marlene Skog at the Wisconsin Dance Council’s Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018!

Photograph by Matzner Photography

The photograph above  is of Central Midwest Ballet Academy (CMBA) dancers performing in honor of Marlene Skog at the Wisconsin Dance Council Award Ceremony on August 18, 2018.   The piece was choreographed by CMBA Artistic Director, Marguerite Luksik.

In the morning the Conference Master Classes were taught by Cyenthia Vijayakumar and  Cedric Gardner.  Professional development for teachers included a session on On Line Marketing with Rhee Gold and a panel discussion with representatives from the dance departments at Belot CollegeCarthage College, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.   

Later in the afternoon there was an Award Ceremony to honor five distinguished honorees, including Marlene Skog.  Ms. Skog is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Dance Department.