STARS OF AMERICAN BALLET IN CONCERT WITH BOCA BALLET THEATRE
Boca Raton – Elizabeth H. Dudley presents Stars of American Ballet in collaboration with Boca Ballet Theatre. Back by popular demand New York City Ballet principal dancer and Stars of American Ballet founder Daniel Ulbricht brings his troupe to join forces with Boca Ballet Theatre to present a dynamic concert showcasing iconic works of yesterday and today, highlighting a spectrum of different styles of music and dance. Featuring some of today’s most stunning and versatile dancers: Sterling Hyltin, Teresa Reichlen, Abi Stafford, Ask la Cour, Jared Angle, Tyler Angle, Joseph Gatti, Russell Janzen, Denys Drozdyuk and Danielle Diniz. Stars of American Ballet will present In the Night, choreographed by Jerome Robbins and with Susan Walters at the piano, George Balanchine’s Divertissement, from Midsummer’s Night Dream, Change of Heart, choreographed by Ask la Cour and Tres Hombres, choreographed by Denys Drozdyuk and Daniel Ulbricht. Boca Ballet Theatre will be performing Boca Baroque choreographed by Co-Artistic Director Dan Guin.
The much sought after keynote speaker Steven Caras, will be the Emcee for the evening. He is a former dancer with New York City Ballet and has spent four decades as a brilliant dance photographer, guest teacher, and overall advocate for the arts and education.
Additional Sponsors include: Chastain Charitable Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Ellis J. Parker III, Marleen Forkas, Susan Bloom.
DINNER WITH THE STARS! Immediately following the performance you have the opportunity to enjoy cocktail hour and dinner including wine with the Stars of American Ballet Dancers, additional cost $175.00.
BOCA BALLET THEATRE HOLDS AUDITIONS FOR SUMMER INTENSIVE WORKSHOP 2019
Boca Raton – Boca Ballet Theatre will be holding auditions for the Summer Intensive Workshop on March 2nd, 2019 at Boca Ballet Theatre Studios, Registration at 4:00 PM and Audition is 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM.
Boca Ballet Theatre Studios, 7630 NW 6th Avenue, Boca Raton FL 33487, (561) 995-0709
Boca Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive Workshop runs July 1st, 2019 through August 4th, 2019. This 5-week intensive workshop includes well known and respected Artistic Directors Peter Boal of Pacific Northwest Ballet; Douglas Martin of American Repertory Ballet; Devon Carney of Kansas City Ballet; and Stoner Winslett of Richmond Ballet. The directors will be using this workshop as an audition for trainee, 2nd company and apprentice contracts in their ballet companies. What a great opportunity to be seen by these esteemed directors!
In the Performance Intensive Workshop, you will learn what it is to be a member of a Corps de Ballet dancing with some of the finest professional dancers in the world. Placement will be made during the first week of classes. There will be instruction in ballet technique, together with either jazz, character, modern or Pilates. Additional classes in pointe technique and variations will also be included. Dance enrichment sessions will include: question-and-answer sessions with professional dancers, technical theater production, video critique of historic ballet performances, plus discussions on resume, make-up and audition skills.
BOCA BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS “SHARE THE JOY” THE BBT4PD ANNUAL EVENT
Boca Raton – On March 31st, 2019 Boca Ballet Theatre’s Community Outreach Program BBT4PD will present their 5th annual performance and fundraising event “Share The Joy”. The performance is sponsored by the Irvin Stern Foundation and will be held at the Countess de Hoernle Center for Dance at 7:00 pm.</span<
The BBT4PD dance classes for those living with Parkinson’s disease is in its 6th 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, Firstlantic Healthcare, Marleen Forkas, Christine Lynn, Elena & Roger Stein and Marilyn & Jay Weinberg.