FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2014
Michelle Tabnick, (646) 765-4773,
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
March 1 & 2, 2014 at Florence Gould Hall
New York Theatre Ballet announces Cinderella, choreographed by Donald Mahler, at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, New York City. Performances are Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2 at 11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm. Tickets are $40 for adults and $35 for children and are available at online at www.nytb.org, via Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787, or in-person at the Florence Gould Hall box office. For more information, contact the Florence Gould Hall box office at (212) 355-6160.
“A really beautiful, culturally rich experience” – Kelly Ripa on LIVE with Kelly and Regis.
“New York Theatre Ballet knows how to delight audience young and old. With dazzling choreography performed by talented dancers, the company gives the timeless tale of Cinderella a fresh face.” – Show Business
With a Dancing Clock, wacky Stepsisters and everyone’s favorite princess, Cinderella features choreography by Donald Mahler, costumes by Metropolitan Opera’s Resident Costume Designer, Sylvia Taalsohn Nolan and sets by Gillian Bradshaw Smith. Appropriate for girls and boys of all ages.
Cinderella’s Ball will follow the 3:30pm performance on March 2 in Gould Hall’s Tinker Auditorium. Children will get the chance to waltz with their favorite Cinderella character, play games, win prizes, try to find Cinderella’s glass slipper and eat great desserts, with wine for the parents. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite Cinderella and Prince Charming outfits. Tickets for Cinderella’s Ball are $50 and are available at [email protected] or 212-679-0401 x5.
Cinderella is part of NYTB’s Once Upon a Ballet series. The final ballet remaining this season in the Once Upon a Ballet series is:
Carnival of the Animals & Sleeping Beauty’s Wedding
May 3, 2014 at 1pm, May 4 at 11am, 1pm, and 3:30pm
ABOUT NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States and has been hailed by The New York Times as “an invaluable company.” NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.
By pairing the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries, NYTB brings a new understanding and appreciation of dance. The approach to live performance for children is groundbreaking and unique. New York Theatre Ballet offers an annual series of hour-long ballets tailored to the attention span of young audience members, while offering high production values and clever choreography sophisticated enough for discerning parents.
NYTB is committed to reaching underserved audiences by performing in small cities throughout the U.S. Its professional school provides ballet training based on the Cecchetti syllabus. Classes are offered at affordable prices. Scholarships are awarded to talented homeless and underserved children along with support for well-rounded learning.