FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 31, 2014
Michelle Tabnick, (646) 765-4773,
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
presents the first installment of a new series MUSIC MONDAYS
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 7:30pm at The Dance Gallery
New York Theatre Ballet presents Music Mondays at The Dance Gallery, 30 East 31st Street, 5th Floor, NYC on Monday, February 10, 2014 at 7:30pm. There will be a suggested donation of $10 at the door. To make a reservation, call (212) 679-0401 or email [email protected]
This installment of NYTB’s concert series, Music Mondays, will showcase Nuevo Tango, an evening of contemporary tango music. The performance will feature the tango-inspired works of Michael Kosch, Andre Previn, Allen Shawn, Ron Wasserman, and more. New York Theatre Ballet’s Music Director Michael Scales will accompany on piano with guest violinist Pauline Kim Harris.
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.