About Host Studio: Martelly School of Ballet and Modern Dance
Martelly School of Ballet and Modern Dance is a nonprofit dance studio established as a performance company organized to provide more exposure to the performing art of Ballet. The school has been providing Longview and area children with ballet and dance lessons for 23 years. It is owned and operated by Coleen Martelly, a University of North Texas – Denton graduate. The school is thrilled to participate with Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, where local ballet students form the area audition to perform alongside some of the most acclaimed professional Russian ballerinas in the world.