Connecticut Concert Ballet Presents Spring Show 2017
Connecticut Concert Ballet is proud to present its 2017 Spring Show in the Hartford, Connecticut area. Choreographers are Artistic Directors Wendy Fish-Lawrence and David Lawrence along with Lorelei Chang and Christina Shortt. Two performances will be held at the state of the art Bailey Auditorium at Manchester High School, 134 Middle Turnpike East, on Saturday, May 20 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2:00 p.m.
CCB’s Spring Show presents eclectic repertory and original works that highlight classical and contemporary dance technique including classical ballet, contemporary ballet, modern dance and jazz. 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 20 (6 p.m.) and Sunday, May 21 (2:00 p.m.).
Advance Ticket Prices: Preferred front and center seats are $35; General admission is $25 for Adults and $15 Child/Student/Senior. Tickets are available at tututix.com/CTConcertBallet or call the toll free call center at 855.222.2849. Tickets will also be available at the door for $38, $28 and $18.
Connecticut Concert Ballet's 2017 Spring Performance will include:
Excerpts from Coppélia, Staged by Wendy Fish-Lawrence and David Lawrence
This ballet takes place in a provincial village and features joyful and spirited dances that showcase the strong classical ballet technique and training of the CCB ballet students
Shuffle – Remix, Concept and choreography by Wendy Fish-Lawrence and David Lawrence with inspiration and ideas from the dancers
A refreshingly hip contemporary ballet that draws upon pop culture and finds inspiration from a diverse variety of music chosen by the performers
The Fun-tastic Chinese Zodiac, Concept and choreography by Lorelei Chang
Inspired by the Chinese Zodiac, this is a playful and lighthearted modern dance piece. Eight sections of dance use a variety of music from traditional Chinese music, electronic, and drum to classical orchestra. There is also a giant Dragon puppet involved as the Chinese Zodiac comes alive on stage
Cats, Choreography by Christina Shortt
Inspired by the Broadway musical, Connecticut Concert Ballet students tell the stories of the "Curious Cats" and the "Mysterious Cats" though dance with a classic jazz style
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 in the Great Hall at Grace Church. CCB brings fully staged ballet and dance productions to audiences from all over Connecticut twice a year including the Nutcracker in December and the Spring Show in May.
CCB offers a robust, year-round schedule of classes in ballet, modern and jazz for ages 3 to adult. It has 300 students from over 40 towns in the Greater Hartford, northern and eastern areas of the state. Connecticut Concert Ballet proudly employs the AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE® National Training Curriculum. CCB is a multi-year winner of “Best Dance Lessons” in Hartford Magazine’s “Best of” readers’ poll.
For more information on the school and summer programs please visit ctconcertballet.org, call 860-643-4796 or follow us at facebook.com/connecticutconcertballet.