“A Night time on the Ballet,” an match to reinforce the appearing arts group throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, might be streamed on YouTube December 17-20.
The 60-minute program, offered by means of Reside Arts International, will function dancers from American Ballet Theatre, New York Town Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem, Mariinsky Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, and previous stars of the Alvin Ailey corporate appearing excerpts from “Don Quixote,” “The Nutcracker,” “Romeo and Juliet” and extra.
Reside Arts International co-founder and ballerina Melanie Hamrick stated, “The previous yr has been difficult for many people within the dance and theater group. With the vacations drawing near, my companions at Reside Arts International and I sought after to offer again no longer best to bounce and theater fanatics, but additionally to compensate the artists, degree workforce, and group of workers who’ve been out of labor.
“‘A Night time on the Ballet’ is a chance to realize the classics, whilst additionally offering monetary reinforce to artists and workforce,” she stated.
Click on at the video participant under to look at a message from Melanie Hamrick, and a sneak peek from “A Night time on the Ballet”: an excerpt of “After the Rain,” carried out by means of Cohesion Phelan (New York Town Ballet soloist) and Calvin Royal III (American Ballet Theatre main dancer):
Hamrick, a choreographer and previous dancer with American Ballet Theatre, co-founded Reside Arts International with Christine Shevchenko (a main dancer with American Ballet Theatre), and Joanna DeFelice, a choreographer, former ballerina and fresh artist.
The ballet might be to be had to move unfastened, however donations are favored, with all proceeds going without delay to the artists appearing and generating the development; any further price range raised might be disbursed to suffering dance corporations throughout the US.
- For more info about “A Night time on the Ballet” and Reside Arts International, seek advice from liveartsglobal.com.
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