Moving (p)Arts AT THE SHEA THEATRE ARTS CENTER MAY 19, 2018
Amherst Ballet presents Moving (p)Arts, a collection of works by both the Lower and Upper School students. The Lower School will be performing a short-form Ballet called The Girl Who Escaped, which is a Native American folktale from the Mohegan Tribe, and tells of the adventures of a young woman in southeast Connecticut. The advanced Modern students will be performing in a new work, Fellow Mortal, which examines strained social relations in the present-day United States. This Spring's production will also feature classical variations from Corsaire, as well as two new ballet and contemporary style works by Amherst Ballet faculty.
May 19th Shea Theatre Arts Center Turners Falls, MA
Check out this promo video for Fellow Mortal, one of the Upper School pieces in Moving (p)Arts.
SNOW WHITE AT THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC DECEMBER 14 & 15 2017
Amherst Ballet Presents Snow White Adapted from the original Grimm fairy tale, Amherst Ballet’s production of Snow White has a few surprises in store. The princess Snow White is the envy of her step-mother, the Evil Queen, who devises a plan to remove the princess from her kingdom. When Snow White falls in love with a prince the Queen decides to put an end to Snow White’s life and her own jealousy. With the aid of the Huntsman, Snow White is banished to a life of loneliness and misery in the far reaches of the forest. Chance delivers her to a small cabin in the woods, where she meets the Seven Dwarves who live there. They offer her refuge, but the Evil Queen discovers that Snow White still lives. Adopting a disguise, she travels to the cabin, where she convinces Snow White to eat a poisoned apple. And if you’re expecting the Disney end to the tale, you are in for a surprise!
Dec. 14th & 15th, 2017 @ 7pm Academy of Music Theater Northampton, MA
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