New York Theatre Ballet
New York Theatre Ballet presents
Keith Michael’s GOOSE!
April 20-21, 2013
“The generous breadth of taste shown by New York Theatre Ballet...
is good for New York's whole dance scene.”
- Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times
New York Theatre Ballet presents Keith Michael’s GOOSE! on Saturday, April 20 at 1pm and Sunday, April 21 at 11am, 1pm and 3:30pm at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC. Tickets start at 6 and are available for purchase at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-982-2787. GOOSE! is one hour with no intermission and is appropriate for ages 3 and up.
This family friendly ballet follows the antics of beloved nursery rhyme characters – Jack and Jill, Little Bo Peep, Little Boy Blue, Little Miss Muffet, and a host of others kicking up their heels in Keith Michael’s clever, fun-filled ballet set to Vladimir Shinov's original score.
Other performances this season include Legends and Visionaries, Program A and B, featuring critically acclaimed and new repertory. For full season information visit www.nytb.org.
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.