North Shore Civic Ballet to Perform in Dance for World Community Festival, 6/13

(Marblehead, Massachusetts; May 25, 2015) - The North Shore Civic Ballet (NSCB), a nonprofit dance company based in Marblehead, Massachusetts, has been selected to perform in the José Mateo Theatre Dance Company Presents 7th Annual Dance for World Community Festival. The NCSB will perform on Saturday, June 13 at 5:20 p.m. at Massachusetts Avenue between Remington and Bow Streets at Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The performance is free and open to the public.

The NSCB will perform Anastasis, choreography by Ivan Korn, set to Franz Schubert's String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, second movement (Andante con moto). Dancers Emma Barbin, Gabby Todtfield, Mia Chung, Haley Russo and Mollie Frederiksen will perform the piece.

"Anastasis, which in Greek means resurrection, is partly a time travel into the styles and affections of another century and partly a modern metaphor for community and individual self-determination. The movement is strongly inspired by the breathing of the string music of Schubert and the score's gradual sense of urgency. Emerging from the dissolution of the community, a solo figure closes the dance with a gift of quietness. While a dance is difficult to relay in words, resurrection in this work is not the opposite of death, but of indifference," said Paula K. Shiff, Artistic Director, NSCB.

For more information about the performance and the North Shore Civic Ballet, call 781-631-6262 or visit the organization online at http://www.havetodance.com/marblehead/nscb.html.

About the North Shore Civic Ballet

The North Shore Civic Ballet, based at the Marblehead School of Ballet, is a not-for-profit dance company that has provided performances and arts education to the Greater Boston community for more than 30 years. Artistic Director Paula K. Shiff and Associate Director Florence C. Whipple founded the company in 1974.

The NSCB is home to an ever-changing group of talented dancers made up of both seasoned professionals and aspiring young dancers. For 11 years, Ivan Korn, resident choreographer, has created several works for NSCB.
For further information about NSCB, call 781-631-6262, send an e-mail to msb@havetodance.com or visit http://www.havetodance.com/marblehead/nscb.html. Follow the organization on Facebook at http://on.fb.me/1wh3fnp, check updates on Pinterest at http://bit.ly/1blmGEc and get Twitter updates @LuhrsAssocPress.

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