Ajkun Ballet Theatre Announces Spring 2014 Lineup
Women Dancing Through History is AjkunBT's Historic Place Face to Face Series. In recognition of March as Women's History Month, AjkunBT presents a special performance evoking the lives of three prominent women from American history associated with St. Paul's -- Anne Hutchinson, Abigail Adams and the indomitable Eleanor Roosevelt. An Introductory lecture is offered at 1pm by a historian with the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library. Women Dancing Through History is a 45 minute production. It will take place Saturday, March 8 at 2:00pm at St. Paul's Historic Site at 897 South Columbus Avenue in Mount Vernon, NY. It is a free event, and tickets can be acquired at http://www.nps.gov/sapa/planyourvisit/events.htm or by calling 914-667-4116.
Midsummer Night's Dream is a truly magical and irresistibly funny ballet of Shakespeare's masterpiece. Touching, joyously inventive and particularly close to Shakespeare's heart, Midsummer Night's Dream is filled with the most delightful creatures on a roller coaster of emotional depth and humor in this premiere by Ajkun Ballet Theatre choreographed by Chiara Ajkun. Midsummer Night's Dream is a 1 hour production. It will take place Friday, April 11 at 7:00pm and Saturday April 12 at 2:00pm at the Whitney Theater at New Rochelle High School at 265 Clove Road in New Rochelle, NY. Tickets are $15.00 for adults, $15.00 for children, and $20.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=MID51 or by calling 212-868-4444.
Midsummer Night's Dream - Face to Face Series affords the audience a close-up to the performers in the intimacy of our studios. Tickets for this event go on sale February 2014. This is a 1 hour production. The production will take place Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30pm, Friday, April 18 at 7:30pm, and Saturday April 19 at 7:30pm at City Center Studios at 130 West 56th Street in New York City. Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $20.00 for children, and $25.00 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?showcode=MID53 or by calling 212-868-4444.
Revolution is passion and power in a post apocalyptic ballet. Leonard Ajkun's newest, science-fiction, contemporary ballet is about human power in surviving a post-apocalyptic world. Passion, hope and retribution will keep you stuck to you seat watching the protagonists altering the political landscape of the continent.
Revolution is a 1 hour 10 minutes production. It will take place Wednesday May 21 at 8:00pm, Thursday, May 22 at 8:00pm, and Friday, May 23 at 8:00pm at MMAC Theater at 248 West 60th Street in New York City. Tickets are $29.00 and $35.00 at the door. They can be purchased at http://www.ticketfly.com/search/?q=ajkun+ballet+theatre or by calling 877-987-6487.