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Ballet Under the Stars
Saturday, July 21, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Connecticut Ballet, the state’s professional ballet company, kicks off its 37th year with one of Connecticut’s signature arts events: ‘Ballet Under the Stars.’ Pack a picnic and plan for a beautiful evening of classical and contemporary ballet, staged on the Rose Garden Lawn at picturesque Elizabeth Park, 1561 Asylum Avenue in West Hartford.
Artistic Director Brett Raphael will narrate the program, which includes world premieres by choreographers Eve Chan and Mr. Raphael himself, in addition to ‘Raymonda Variations,’ an excerpt from Marius Petipa’s classical masterpiece, and a sultry contemporary ensemble work by hip NYC choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie, entitled ‘Pulse.’
This event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 21 at 6:30pm. Be sure to arrive early to get a good spot! This event is free of cost and family friendly. Food and drink will be available for purchase. In the event of rain, cancellations will be posted online on or before 12pm on the performance day in question. Rain date is Sunday, July 22. Visit www.connecticutballet.org or call 860-293-1039 for more information.