Thursday, July 14, 2011

Performance On The Green FREE 7/15 & 7/16

The Montgomery Ballet, Alabama Capital’s official dance company and school will launch their 2011-2012 season with Performance on the Green, July 15th and 16th at the Blount Cultural Park at 8PM.

Performance on the Green is Montgomery Ballet’s annual gift to the city, its citizens and the Capital City’s visitors during the month of July. The Montgomery Ballet is proud to offer two wonderful evenings of dance, entertainment, and culture by the professional ballet company and school. FREE to the public!

On Friday, July 15 at the Blount Cultural Park, Montgomery Ballet will present Performance on the Green, sponsored annually by Regions Bank. Also on July 15, the Ballet will host its annual fund raising event, Picnic on the Green, a delicious gourmet picnic supper catered by Shari Rossmann and “Cool Beans.” This popular fundraiser, to benefit Montgomery Ballet, includes a picnic supper with wine served at candle-lit tables on the breezy hill top with a spectacular view of the stage and lake.
On the following evening, Saturday, July 16 at 8PM, the Montgomery Ballet will present the International Summer Intensive performance showcasing the Montgomery Ballet’s young talented dance students from Italy, Israel, Denmark and Finland as well as Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Connecticut. This exciting program of divers dance genres will include a modern work by Italian choreographer, Ms. Adria Ferrali, who recently premiered a new work for Montgomery Ballet, Cities of Desire, which garnered deserved praise and critical acclaim from Montgomery audiences and media.

For information on Performance on the Green or to make reservations for the Picnic on the Green, Friday, July 15 call the Ballet Office at (334) 409-0522. Picnic suppers are $35 each or only $250 for a table of eight. The picnic begins at 7:00PM and the free performance begins at 8:00PM.

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