The Making of a Ballet Dancer: An Interactive Presentation with the Dance Theatre of Harlem

Event date: 
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
Free event

Ages 5 & up

An informal presentation on the art and science of classical dancing, "The Making of A Dancer" is a fun and accessible introduction to ballet. Specific exercises that develop jumping, turning, partnering, lifting and dancing on pointe are demonstrated and explained. Excerpts from Dance Theatre of Harlem’s eclectic repertoire conclude the show.

Beware: audience participation!

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Contact name: 
Schaefer Center Box Office
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Contact telephone: 
(800) 841-ARTS or (828) 262-4046

Other dates & times

Dance Theatre of Harlem Dance Theatre of HarlemSaturday, July 19, 2014 : 8:00pm$28 / $26.60 / $26

The unique and powerful artistic entity that is Dance Theatre of Harlem brings new life to the art form of ballet with an extraordinary legacy of providing opportunities for creative expression and artistic excellence.

Repertoire for July 19 performance...

  • Lark Ascending
  • Black Swan
  • past-carry-forward
  • Return
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