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Joffrey Ballet

Canton's Valley Ballet Gives Master Classes From Professional

CANTON — The Valley Ballet is offering a master class with a professional dancer, Matthew Prescott, who has danced with the Joffrey Ballet and other professional troupes.

The 33-year-old New York artist earned the title of master dancer after a nearly 15-year career dancing, teaching and choreographing shows.

Gayle Micca, director and owner of Valley Ballet, said the idea of holding a master class is to expose students and other dancers to a new perspective and experience.

"It's just a great opportunity … I feel like I'm giving my students and the community the opportunity to dance with a prestigious dancer and a chance to broaden their experience beyond...