Ballet des Amériques Company Premiere: Peter and the Wolf, June 13, 14

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Ballet des Amériques

The Ballet des Amériques company pose for photos following the Feb. 28 “Evening of Dance” performance in Port Chester. Credit: Leslie Yager

Following the successful first season of Evenings of Dance in Port Chester, the Company of Ballet des Amériques comes to the Emelin Theatre with the premiere of Peter and the Wolf, a ballet by Carole Alexis based on the well-known story and music of Sergei Prokofiev.

Preceding the Company performance will be an opening program danced by the preprofessional students including Boléro, music by Maurice Ravel, and Jeux d’enfants or Children’s Games, a set of twelve miniatures by Georges Bizet, all choreographed by Artistic Director Carole Alexis.

The performances are on Saturday, June 13, 2015, 3:00pm and Sunday, June 14, 2015, at 3:00pm at the Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Lane, Mamaroneck, NY.

Tickets are available to order online.

This premiere of Peter and the Wolf is supported by a grant from Macy’s and by an Arts Alive Project Grant.

Arts Alive Project Grants are made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program (DEC), a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by ArtsWestchester.

Ballet des Amériques is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization operating a preprofessional ballet training program and a professional dance company, and is based in Port Chester, New York.

See also: An Evening of Dance at Ballet des Amériques Injects Flavor and Creativity

Emelin Theater is located at 153 Library Lane in Mamaroneck. Tel. (914) 698-3045

Ballet des Amériques is located at 16 King Street in Port Chester, NY 10573. Tel. (914) 753-0457.

There are three programs for the serious dance student and an open class program for adults.

The Conservatory Program features a daytime schedule for home and cyber schoolers. The Pre-Professional Program features an afternoon and evening schedule. The Post-Graduate Program with daytime schedule for students age 18 and up who have completed high school.

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