Ballet Ariel will host its annual Open House on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.Known for its original choreography of traditional and non-traditional ballets, Ballet Ariel offers the finest
Ballet Ariel will host its annual Open House on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Known for its original choreography of traditional and non-traditional ballets, Ballet Ariel offers the finest in performance and dance education. The Ballet Ariel Company and School will dance excerpts from their fall season in a free performance and reception at their studio. Children of all ages and abilities interested in studying classical ballet at an elevated level will have the opportunity to tour Ballet Ariel’s facility, meet the dancers of the professional company and enjoy free refreshments.
The Ballet Ariel studio is conveniently located in a tranquil setting next to Cherry Creek in southeast Denver at 7808 E. Cherry Creek South Dr., Suite 209, near Evans and Quebec.
The 2018-19 season marks Ballet Ariel’s 20thyear of bringing stunning ballets to the Denver Metro area.
Ballet Ariel’s classical and beautiful version of The Nutcrackerreturns in all its glory to Lakewood Cultural Center. Matinees will be performed on December 15, 16, 22, 23, 26, and 27 at 2:00 p.m. with three evening performances presented on December 21, 22, and 26 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased on-line at www.lakewood.org/tickets, call 303-987-7845 or in person at the box office at 470 S. Allison Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80226.
Ballerinas by Degasreturns in February for a limited engagement. The full ballet will be performed at the Pinnacle Performing Arts Center on February 21stand at the PACE Center on February 28th; both performances will be at 7:00 p.m. A mini-performance and tea party will be presented at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Theater on February 24that 3:00 p.m. Performed to the music of Georges Bizet, Gabriel Faure sand Adolphe Adam, three acclaimed composers of the day, this Ballet Ariel original tells the story of a young dancer, Simone, and her rapid rise within the Paris Opera ballet company and the Impressionist artist, Degas, who records it all. Visit www.balletariel.orgfor information on purchasing tickets.
Ballet Ariel’sseason finale will feature the timeless masterpiece, Act 3 of Swan Lake, Odette’s Betrayalwith the premiere of Beauty and the Beast and Other Mother Goose Stories.
Beauty and the Beast and Other Mother Goose Stories (PavaneofSleeping Beauty, Tom Thumb,Empress of the Pagodaand The Fairy Garden), performed to the Mother Goose Suitescore and scenario by Maurice Ravel, will feature original choreography by Director Ilena Norton and Resident Choreographer Gregory Gonzales. Patricia Renzetti, Ballet Ariel’s Ballet Mistress, and Oleg Dedogryuk, Rehearsal Director, will stage Swan Lake, Odette’s Betrayalbased on Petipa’s third act revival.Visit www.balletariel.orgfor more information.
(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm