Spring Gala performed on Saturday, May 14 celebrating Fifrteen years of classical ballet training.Recital pieces will be performed by each class, with original dance choreography as well as classical variations for advance levels from World known ballets as
Flame the Paris, Carnival in Venice, Don Quixote, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and more
Continuing with Highlights from famous Ballet La Vivandière or Markitenka, as it is known in Russia, with choreography by Arthur Saint-Léon and Fanny Cerrito, and music by Cesare Pugni. The ballet was first presented on May 23, 1844, by the Ballet of Her Majesty’s Theatre, London, England.
Restaging by Jules Perrot for the Imperial Ballet under the title Markitenka, first presented on December 13/25 (Julian/Gregorian calendar dates), 1855 at the Imperial Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Revival by Marius Petipa for the Imperial Ballet, first presented on October 8–20, 1881 at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
In 1978 Lacotte staged the piece for the Kirov/Mariinsky Ballet (the former Imperial Ballet), who still retain the piece in their repertory. The Pas de Six has since been staged by many ballet companies all over the world, and is known as either the La Vivandière Pas de Six, or the Markitenka Pas de Six. Performed by advance level.
1 pm, Saturday, May 14, 2016
Eden Prairie High School Auditorium, North Entrance
17185 Valley View Rd, Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Tickets are sold at the door: $15 adults/senior & $13 children