BOCA BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS SPRING BALL
Boca Raton – There’s no crying in baseball or ballet, at least not this ballet! Join us for an exciting repertory concert featuring Christopher Fleming’s lively ballet, Play Ball! This fun-loving ballet pays homage to “the grand ole game” and honors the men and women of 1940’s professional baseball.
Also included in this mixed repertoire concert, audiences will enjoy performances of Dan Guin’s elegant ballet, Voyage Classique and the historically significant ballet Les Sylphides which was created by famed choreographer Mikhail Fokin for Vaslav Nijinsky and Anna Pavlova.
Guest Artists include: Benjamin Wetzel, Sanjay Saverimuttu and Rob Morrow from Louisville Ballet; Shannon Smith, resident Artist with Boca Ballet Theatre; Justin Koertgenj, Principal dancer formerly with Dayton Ballet now freelance with Interlochen, and Nicholas Bartolotti Dancer, Singer, Actor with Amy Marshall Dance Co.
BOCA BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS SHARE THE JOY BBT4PD ANNUAL EVENT
Boca Raton – On May 12, 2018 Boca Ballet Theatre’s Community Outreach Program BBT4PD will present their third annual performance and fundraising event Share The Joy. The performance will be held at the Countess de Hoernle Center for Dance at 7:30 pm.
The BBT4PD dance classes for those living with Parkinson’s disease is in its 4th amazing season of movement based classes and the participants are loving it!
Each class flows with constant energy, led by Boca Ballet Theatre instructors, Cindy Surman and Dennis Lue, who trained with Dance for PD®, a collaboration between the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group.
The benefits of this special program for those living with Parkinson’s are immeasurable, both physically and mentally. The support the students bring to each other is a social and emotional bonus that is priceless. Classes are open to anyone with Parkinson’s, no matter their age, ability, or the advancement of their condition and are FREE of charge due to the support of Beck Family Foundation, Boca Raton Regional Hospital Foundation, APDA, Marleen Forkas and Firstlantic Healthcare.