Connecticut Concert Ballet Presents Eclectic Showcase

Connecticut Concert Ballet’s next show presents eclectic repertory and premiere works that highlight classical and contemporary dance technique including classical ballet, contemporary ballet, modern dance and jazz.

Manchester, CT, May 02, 2015 --( What does "La Bayadere" have in common with the "Great Gatsby" and "Napoli"? These are just some of the selections from Connecticut Concert Ballet’s spring showcase.

Professionally staged with full costumes and lighting, a CCB performance appeals to audiences of all ages and pleases lovers of multiple genres of dance.

Performances will be held at the state of the art Bailey Auditorium, Manchester High School, 134 Middle Turnpike East, on Saturday, May 16 (6 p.m.) and Sunday, May 17 (2 p.m.).

Advanced Ticket Prices: Preferred Front & Center Seats $35; General Admission: Adult $25, Child/Student/Seniors $15. Tickets are available online at or call (860) 418-7294 for more information. Tickets will be $38, $28 and $18 at the door.

Audiences will be treated to:
-Excerpts from the ballet classic La Bayadere - Exotic and enchanting. Classical ballet with Indo-Asian flavor
-Allegria - A joyful original new ballet performed by the Connecticut Concert Ballet Pre-Professional Ensemble
-The Great Gatsby - A jazzy piece inspired by the roaring 20s
-Simple Gifts - A new composition by Lorelei Chang that celebrates life's many gifts, the best of modern dance
-Napoli - The Wedding Celebration. Also classically beautiful, lively and festive

Connecticut Concert Ballet is a semi-professional 501(c)(3) classical ballet school and performing arts organization with studios in Manchester on the Glastonbury line and in Windsor at the Loomis Chaffee School. It has 300 students from over 40 towns in the Greater Hartford, northern and eastern areas of the state. CCB brings fully staged ballet and dance productions to audiences from all over Connecticut twice a year including the "Nutcracker" in December and "Dynamic Directions" in May. CCB is a two time winner of “Best Dance Lessons” in Hartford Magazine’s “Best of” readers’ poll.

CCB offers a robust, year-round schedule of classes in ballet, modern and jazz for ages 3 to adult. Connecticut Concert Ballet proudly employs the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum.

Summer program materials will be available at the show.

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Connecticut Concert Ballet
Kathleen Manero