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New York Theatre Ballet to Present DANCE ON A SHOESTRING, 2/7-8

New York Theatre Ballet to Present DANCE ON A SHOESTRING, 2/7-8

New York Theatre Ballet presents Dance on a Shoestring at The Dance Gallery, 30 East 31st Street, 5th Floor, NYC. Performances are on Friday, February 7 at 7pm, and Saturday, February 8 at 7pm. Tickets are $15 and space is limited. To make a reservation, call 212-679-0401 x1 or email info@nytb.org. Visit www.nytb.org for more information.

NYTB has produced its studio series, Dance on A Shoestring, for many years, which enables established and developing artists to try out new ideas. The performances are offered in a venue where the community groups can come to see high quality ballet offered by "their" neighborhood company at affordable prices.

The program includes:

An excerpt from The Alice-In-Wonderland Follies

Choreography by Keith Michael

Libera!

Choreography by Marco Pelle

Run Loose

Choreography byGemma Bond

Jazz

Choreography by Antonia Franceschi with an original score by Allen Shawn

Three Shades of Blue

Choreography by Dan Siretta with an original score by Lynn Crigle

ABOUT NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET: New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States and has been hailed by The New York Times as "an invaluable company." NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.

By pairing the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries, NYTB brings a new understanding and appreciation of dance. The approach to live performance for children is groundbreaking and unique. New York Theatre Ballet offers an annual series of hour-long ballets tailored to the attention span of young audience members, while offering high production values and clever choreography sophisticated enough for discerning parents.

NYTB is committed to reaching underserved audiences by performing in small cities throughout the U.S. Its professional school provides ballet training based on the Cecchetti syllabus. Classes are offered at affordable prices. Scholarships are awarded to talented homeless and underserved children along with support for well-rounded learning.

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