THE FIVE MOONS
Here’s something you may not know about Classical Ballet School. Our school founder, Kay Sandel, was trained by Moscelyn Larkin one Oklahoma’s five Indian ballerinas known as “The Five Moons.” There are lovely statues in Tulsa and a beautiful painting of the in our Oklahoma capitol building rotunda of the the five ballerinas. You should visit them someday!
Believe it or not, Oklahoma has an amazing ballet heritage. Oklahoma is home to The Five Moons, Moscelyn Larkin, Yvonne Chouteau, Rosella Hightower, Maria Tallchief, and her sister, Marjorie Tallchief. All five ballerinas are Oklahoma born and eventually became stars on the world’s stage of 20th century ballet.
Classical Ballet School is proud to be in the lineage of the Five Moons. Our school founder, Kay Sandel, was trained by Moscelyn Larkin. Classical Ballet School strives with each class to carry on the beauty of our true classical ballet foundation.
Click the links below to learn more about The Five Moons and their Oklahoma tributes.