11/24/2013 (press release: realityballet) // Sherman Oaks, CA, USA // Susan Beck
Major fundraising campaign underway to film in Manhattan for December ‘Countdown To Nutcracker’ Reality TV sizzle story with famous NYC top ballet school.
From Paris Opera Ballet to the famous ballet companies of New York City, Artistic Director-Founder Francois Perron of Manhattan’s renown pre pro training school ‘FAB’ French Academie Of Ballet comes from a Ballet Dynasty of famous dancers, so famous the title ETOILE at Paris Opera Ballet was created for his Aunt the famous ballerina Lycette Darsonval!
As a professional dancer he danced in all three major ballet companies in NYC, Joffrey, New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. In addition to a busy schedule at ‘FAB’ he also is on faculty at American Ballet Theatre’s (JKO) Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School & faculty at Juilliard.
Francois was the sole ballet coach to the boy’s during the entire run of the Broadway Tony Award Winner “Billy Elliot.”
This whirlwind ballet life makes him a prime target to be the focus of a reality based tv docu series ‘Big Apple Ballet’ to be pitched in the coming new year!
Francois Perron, ‘FAB’ students, faculty and dance parents will be filmed for this launch story ‘Countdown To Nutcracker’ for rehearsals and a Sunday December 22nd performance at the JCC in Manhattan at the state of the art Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium & Theatre , showtimes 3 & 7pm!