Protégés III: The International Ballet Stars of Tomorrow
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The last date listed for Protégés III was Sunday March 27, 2011 / 1:30pm.
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“One came away feeling ballet’s future was secure.” —Pointe Magazine
Following the success of its inaugural engagements in 2006 and 2008, Protégés III showcases rising stars from some of the world’s greatest ballet academies. The programs highlight the academies’ different styles of training and provide a glimpse into the future of ballet with performances by students from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Julio Bocca Foundation Ballet Argentino School of the Arts, The Royal Danish Ballet School, and Tokyo’s New National Theatre Ballet School. The Protégés series provides a unique chance to witness the energy and technical training of a new generation of dancers at the schools that are creating and placing rising stars in ballet companies around the world. Performances will be accompanied by the Opera House Orchestra.
- Royal Danish Ballet School: B for Bournonville (Paulli & Helsted/Bournonville, excerpts arranged by Ann Crosset)
- Tokyo’s New National Theatre Ballet School: Triptyque (Akutagawa/Maki)
- Julio Bocca Foundation Ballet Argentino School of the Arts: Con Nombre y Apellido (“With Name and Surname”) (various composers/compilation of five Argentine choreographers)
- Bolshoi Ballet Academy: Classical Symphony (Prokofiev/Lavrovsky)