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February 25 | 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s The Little Prince
Dancer: Stanley Glover
Photographer: Bill Hebert
This special Schaefer Center Presents production will include a recorded introduction by BalletX co-founder Christine Cox, the BalletX 15th Anniversary Season documentary, and mixed rep selections “Increasing” and “Fancy Me.”
BalletX 15th Anniversary Documentary
In honor of BalletX’s 15th Anniversary Season, the company has commissioned a documentary film by Daniel Madoff that highlights its growth, trajectory, and continued commitment to redefining ballet in the 21st century. Known as Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet company, BalletX commissions choreographers from around the world to create new ballets that are “fresh, inclusive, and connect to what people want” (Philadelphia Citizen). Led by Artistic & Executive Director Christine Cox, BalletX has produced nearly 100 world premiere ballets by more than 50 choreographers, and performed for over 100,000 audience members at home and on tour, including appearances at such prestigious venues as the Kennedy Center, Vail Dance Festival, Joyce Theater, and Jacob’s Pillow.
For more information about BalletX, visit their official website.
LOCATION: Online event; a private link to access the event will be emailed to all registrants both the day before and one hour prior to event. Please check your Spam folder or your Gmail Promotions tab to ensure delivery.
DATE/TIME: Thursday, February 25 at 8pm
LENGTH OF SHOW: 1 hour
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Box Office at
800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046
This presentation is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Office of Arts and Cultural Programs at Appalachian State University.
The accompanying residency workshop is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Office of Arts and Cultural Programs at Appalachian State University.
Or register by calling the Box Office directly at 800-841-2787 or 828-262-4046.
A private link to access the event will be emailed to all registrants both the day before and one hour prior to the event. ***Please check your spam folder and Gmail Promotions tab if you do not receive the emails.***
A ticket to this event would typically cost between $25-$40. But thanks to the generous support of both corporate and individual sponsors like you, the Schaefer Center Presents is able to offer the spring series free of charge and continue to remain a strong and vibrant resource to our community. Please consider making a gift of any amount to help offset the cost of bringing this exciting artist to our series.
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