Five unique programs … Five extraordinary experiences
The stage ignites in rhythmically intricate, physically expansive and delicately human performances in Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s June Series. A dynamic display of thrilling choreography and stunning dancing come together to create five unique programs showcasing the dancers’ versatility and the Company’s vast repertoire.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013: 7 p.m. | NEXT GENERATION DANCE
An inspiring collection of ballets showcasing the artistic talents of the “next generation” of CPYB dancers kicks off the four days of repertory programs. CPYB’s special buy-one-get-one-free ticket price makes it an evening the entire family can enjoy!
Thursday, June 20, 2013: 7 p.m. | NEW DANCE PLUS
New works from ChoreoPlan 2013 plus legendary George Balanchine’s expressive Divertimento No. 15 lead the way for Thursday’s performance. Audiences will experience an evening of artful choreography brought out in Karl Jenkins’ distinguished violin concerto, Handel’s youthful theatrical flair, and Mozart’s musical genius.
Friday, June 21, 2013: 7 p.m. | SEE THE MUSIC DANCE
Theatre-goers will discover a treasure trove of illustrious dancing with the Company premiere of Paul Taylor’s Company B, set to the unforgettable songs of the Andrews Sisters including "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (of Company B)," "Oh, Johnny, Oh, Johnny, Oh!" and "Pennsylvania Polka." George Balanchine’s“Scherzo” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream returns to CPYB for the first time in more than a decade, along with Balanchine's Walpurgisnacht Ballet and Alan Hineline’s re: Dvorak, set to Antonín Dvorák’s fiery and brilliant “Slavonic Dances."
Saturday, June 22, 2013: 1 & 6 p.m. | LAST DANCE/LAST CHANCE
CPYB brings its 2012/13 season to a close with two Saturday performances featuring an array of dance legends and styles. Encore performances include Taylor’s Company B, Balanchine’s “Scherzo” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Hineline’s re: Dvorak!
Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA
717.214.ARTS (2787) or whitakercenter.org