NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET to perform in Gun Violence Awareness Vigil
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
New York Theatre Ballet and the St. Mark's community will hold a Gun Violence Awareness Vigil to mourn for Orlando, remember all lives lost to gun violence, and build a safer community together on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 6:30pm at St. Mark's Church in the Bowery, 131 East 10th Street, NYC. The vigil is co-sponsored by Danspace Project, The Poetry Project, New York Theatre Ballet, and St. Mark's Church in the Bowery, with performances by Ricardo Maldonado, Julia Guez, Ballez (Artistic Director Katy Pyle), Jeannine Otis, New York Theatre Ballet, and more. This event is free and open to all with no reservations. Visit http://nytb.org/calendar-and-tickets/view/Gun-Violence-Awareness-Vigil/ for details.
ABOUT NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, 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.
Photo by Stacy Szymaszek.
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