Vegas Seven

Las Vegas Ballet Company

  • A&E

    Partners for Life

    By Chantal Corcoran

    There are no marble pillars or vaulted ceilings in the waiting room of the Kwak Ballet Academy. Instead, two mismatched loveseats and some folding chairs crowd the room. On the way to water cooler, a dancer—about 12 years old and 90 pounds—wipes the sweat from her forehead, hopping lightly over the strewn-about street shoes and dance bags of her classmates.