Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida joins the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky's controversial piece: The Rite of Spring. Choreographer Vladimir Issaev, in a continuous effort to bring to South Florida the most iconic ballets of the Russian repertoire, will bring his new version of The Rite of Spring, performed by the magnificent dancers of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida. The production utilizes diverse and unique special effects including moving projections, with costumes designed by awarded Jorge Gallardo. The program also includes Le Spectre de la Rose, a beautiful, short ballet about a young woman who dreams of dancing with the spirit of a souvenir rose from her first ball, based on a poem by Théophile Gautier. The dances were designed by Michel Fokine. The music is Hector Berlioz's 1841 orchestration of Carl Maria von Weber's piano music called "Invitation to the Dance". Léon Bakst designed the original sets and costumes, which are the basis for Arts Ballet's designs that have already been recreated at the ateliers of the Mariinsky Theater in Russia. The show includes the ballet "Petrouchka". Audiences will enjoy this very unique production with music of Stravinsky, costume designs by Jorge Gallardo, and choreography by Issaev himself. The Ballet in one act is set in the middle of a Russian Fair and tells the story of three puppets: Petrouchka, the clown, the Ballerina and, the Moor. All three puppets are commanded by the Charlatan, a sinister, bearded puppeteer and magician, who gives the puppets human emotions.