The Celebration of Life is set by the founder of Ballet Workshop

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The Celebration of Life is set by the founder of Ballet Workshop

The event will be at the Naval Elks Lodge, 131 E. First St.

During more than four decades mentoring dancers, Wanner staged many productions, including “The Nutcracker” and, just before her retirement, “Coppélia” in June 2013.

Attendees are asked to RSVP via [email protected].

Kate Robbins, who became the owner of the Ballet Workshop in 2014, hopes to welcome Wanner’s friends, former students and fellow dancers at the gathering.

Story Highlights

  • PORT ANGELES — A celebration of life for Sylvia Wanner, founder of the Ballet Workshop, is set for 5 p.m. Nov. 28.

  • Wanner, who established Port Angeles’ ballet school in 1970, died Nov. 6. She was 80.