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Evenings of Dance in Westchester, Ballet des Ameriques at Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts

Dates

10/24/2019 - 5/21/2020

Theatre

Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts


153 Library Lane
Mamaroneck,NY 10543

Tickets Info

$25
Phone: ‎914-698-0098


Evenings of Dance in Westchester, Ballet des Ameriques in Rockland / Westchester


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We invite you to Evenings of Dance in Westchester, a series of performances created by renowned choreographer Carole Alexis for Ballet des Amriques, the Westchester-based dance company that is quickly making a name for itself on the global stage. Featuring pieces from the companys eclectic repertoire as well as new works, these Evenings are sure to delight dance aficionados, casual fans and those new to the art, revealing the brilliance of truly original choreography performed by spirited dancers.OCTOBER 24, 2019 @ 7PMMARCH 19, 2020 @ 7PMMAY 21, 2020 @ 7PM ABOUT THECHOREOGRAPHERFrench-American choreographer CaroleAlexis has electrified audiences with her Ballet des Amriques dance company sinceits foundation in 2011 and has wonnumerous awards and proclamations for hercontributions to the arts and the advancement of culture. A student of MauriceBjart, Carole Alexis choreographic workis rooted in classical ballet trainingand tradition while drawing upon influences as disparate as childrens games,island rituals, natural phenomena, and modern urbanlife. Her dances entice andcharm the viewer with elements of humor, psychological insight and surprise.Alexis is an artist who understands that movement isthe most basichuman expression and that the refinement of French ballet technique has allowedfor the highest level of movement possible. Her companys extensiveandeclectic repertoire bears her distinctive signature and vision, reinvigoratingballet and modern dance for new audiences and connoisseurs alike.ABOUTTHE COMPANYVOTED BEST OF WESTCHESTER 2019Under the directorship of French-Americanchoreographer Carole Alexis, Ballet des Amriques, has been staging productionsat the Emelin Theatre since 2012. ProclaimedWestchesters Premier DanceCompany by the County Executive and recently voted Best Ballet Company bythe editors of Westchester Magazine, Ballet des Amriques is committedtodeveloping inclusive dance audiences through choreography and performances ofthe highest quality. In addition toEveningsof Dance in Westchester, Ballet des Amriques is alsoproducingNutcracker Dreamin collaborationwith the Emelin Theatre and will take both productions on international tour inFebruary 2020.ACCOLADESWestchester is home to one of the most accomplished young ballet companies in the country. Alexis talented troupe displays fancy footwork that has placed them among the most celebrated companies inthe region. Paul Adler,Westchester MagazineArtist Website:https://www.balletdesameriques.companyPurchase Tickets: https://emelin.org/evenings-of-dance

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