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Connecticut Theater Dance Company is introducing two new will work: “Bella & the Magic Teapot,” an authentic ballet taking audiences on a journey all-around the entire world, and “Mélange 2019,” a cabaret-style evening clearly show that includes nine new contemporary operates, including “PAWS for Dance,” which raises awareness about animal cruelty, adoptions and the want to treatment for animals.
The modern day ballet company’s performances — showcasing a solid of additional than 40 newbie and skilled dancers from through Fairfield County — are getting put at Westport’s Saugatuck Elementary University Theater, 170 Riverside Ave., with “Bella & the Magic Teapot” at 1 p.m. and “Mélange 2019” at 6:30. Tickets start out at $25/$15. Click on in this article for tickets and a lot more information or get in touch with 203-293-4355.
Inspired by the bedtime tales CTD Director Michelle Sperry advised her four small children, CTD’s most recent ballet, “Bella & the Magic Teapot,” combines classical ballet technique and pantomime with up to date dance. The piece capabilities CTD dancers ages 4 to 18, cameo roles from CTD college and guest appearances by specialists from CT Theater Dance Business. The dancers make the most of their classical teaching (which for some is only a 12 months) and then place innovative and unusual actions inside classical method.
“I am seeking ahead to observing the little ones and their family members love this colorful, classical ballet that has a beautiful storyline with electricity and youthful fun,” Sperry, in her 3rd season as CTD director, explained in news launch.
“Mélange 2019” is a cabaret-design manufacturing that includes pre-show award-profitable dances from CTD’s competitiveness team, as perfectly as lyrical, tap, jazz, Broadway, acro, improvisation and hip-hop by CTD Academy dancers.