Frank Ohman / ArtHeals / Limited numbered edition

Frank Ohman / ArtHeals / Limited numbered edition

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Title: "The Owl and the Pussy Cat"
http://www.ohmanballet.org
This one size fits all headband is printed on a soft UV protective stretchable fabric, hand cut and sewn by volunteers with love. "Wear your Happiness"
(Heather Jersey Solar UV50 protection micro fiber / ultra soft poly/Lycra blend smart fabric)

This whimsical Artwork was created in a Laugh Create Heal workshop in his dance studio where Frank finds most of his inspiration.

Frank Ohman is an internationally known dance professional. His critically acclaimed ballet career began with the San Francisco Ballet in 1959 and in 1962 he joined the New York City Ballet where he was a soloist for twenty-two years. During his distinguished performing career, Frank studied professionally with George Balanchine, Lew Christensen, Harold Christensen, Ernest Belcher, David Lichine, Alexandra Danilova, Muriel Stuart, Andre Eglevsky, Stanley Williams, Pierre Vadimirov and John Taras.

Frank appeared in leading and soloist roles in ballets of George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Frederic Ashton, Antony Tudor, David Lichine, John Taras, and Jacques d’Amboise. He partnered many of the world’s leading ballerinas including Maria Tallchief, Marjorie Tallchief, Melissa Hayden, Suzanne Farrell, Allegra Kent, Patricia McBride, Gelsey Kirkland, Cynthia Gregory, Carol Sumner, Kay Mazzo, and Suki Schorer. He has appeared with the New York City Ballet at the New York State Theater, Kennedy Center, Marinsky Theater, Bolshoi Theater, the White House, and Jacob’s Pillow.

Frank has been a prolific choreographer, creating over two hundred original ballets, many of which have been performed by his New York Dance Theatre. He has choreographed for the Boston Ballet, Edmonton Ballet, Syracuse Ballet (where he was director), the Cassandra Ballet of Toledo, the Long Island Philharmonic, the Long Island Lyric Opera, the School of American Ballet workshop performance, American Movie Classics, the PAF Playhouse, the Adirondack’s Long Lake Performing Arts Camp, and Indiana University. He assisted in the re-staging of Balanchine’s “Slaughter on Tenth Avenue” for the 1981 revival of “On Your Toes” and the 1986 New York City Ballet revival.

Frank is currently directing his talents towards teaching, choreography and artistic direction. He has been a guest teacher at the Boston Ballet, the School of American Ballet, the St. Louis Ballet, and the National Dance Institute. In 2004 Mr. Ohman was invited to be the guest Ballet Master of the Ballet Philippines where he spent three weeks sharing his knowledge and teaching the company in the style of George Balanchine.

Asked: What inspires you to create art?
Answer: I don't think I just do it. It comes from somewhere else.

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