Ballet Palm Beach PREMIERES
March 25 @ 7:30 pm - March 27 @ 9:30 pm$45
Ballet Palm Beach presents dynamic mixed bill, PREMIERES, at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Rinker Playhouse from Mon, March 25 through Wed, March 27 at 7:30pm. A festival of new repertoire for Ballet Palm Beach, PREMIERES features diverse contemporary and neoclassical works from locally and nationally recognized choreographers including George Balanchine, Alvin Ailey’s Christopher Huggins, and more. Underwritten in part by Rob and Amy Swan.
Tickets: visit balletpalmbeach.org or call 800.572.8471
Choreographers: George Balanchine (répétiteur: Zippora Karz), Christopher Huggins, Donna Murray, Gina Patterson and Roger Van Fleteren
George Balanchine’s Sonatine.
Music by Maurice Ravel
Répétiteur: Zippora Karz
An elegantly fluid pas de deux set to live piano music with pianist Cassie Makeeff. Balanchine répétiteur and former New York City Ballet soloist, Zippora Karz, visited in January to set the work on two Ballet Palm Beach dancers. This rarely performed Balanchine piece is generously underwritten by the Chastain Charitable Foundation.
World Premiere by Christopher Huggins
Alvin Ailey’s Christopher Huggins returns to Ballet Palm Beach to set a new work on the company.
Donna Murray’s The Russ & Ellen Show: A love story circa 1945
Music by Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, and Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
This contemporary ballet documents the life and love story of the choreographer’s grandparents who were born during the Great Depression and navigated the horrors of WWII.
“The work speaks universally to those who belong to and those who have come from the Greatest Generation,” Donna Murray.
World Premiere by Gina Patterson
Ballet Palm Beach welcomes choreographer, Gina Patterson, to create a new work on the company.
Roger Van Fleteren’s Shoo-Pah!
Music by Dan Kolton
A contemporary, abstract piece set to an original score by motion-picture composer and jazz musician, Dan Kolton.
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