Wednesday, June 20, 2012: 7 p.m. | FREE DANCE
Company premiere from choreographer Laszlo Berdo kicks off four days of performances, along with an inspiring collection of ballets showcasing the young talent of CPYB’s next generation. CPYB’s special buy-one-get-one-free ticket price makes it an evening your entire family can enjoy!
Thursday, June 21, 2012: 7 p.m. | NEW DANCE PLUS
New works from FirstSteps, artful choreography by CPYB students set to the music of Glass, Richter and Poulenc, plus the first original ballet created in America by the legendary George Balanchine – Serenade.
Friday, June 22, 2012: 7 p.m. | SEE THE MUSIC DANCE
Mozart, Gershwin and Gill! The stage ignites with Balanchine’s splendid Divertimento No. 15 and infectiousWho Cares? and the world premiere of Alan Hineline’s contemporary classic 25. The new collaboration by Hineline and the critically acclaimed Philly composer Jeremy Gill, 25 features live music by noted chamber ensemble Concertante directed by Xiao-Dong Wang.
Saturday, June 23, 2012: 1 & 6 p.m. | LAST DANCE/LAST CHANCE
Encore performances featuring 20th Century masterpieces and modern day classics close the season!
Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA
717.214.ARTS (2787) or whitakercenter.org
Five unique programs…One extraordinary experience
The stage ignites in rhythmically intricate, physically expansive and delicately human performances in Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet’s June Series. A dynamic display of thrilling choreography and stunning dancing come together to create five unique programs showcasing the dancers’ versatility and the Company’s vast repertoire.