New York Theatre Ballet will perform Dance on a Shoestring from November 20-21, 2015 at The Dance Gallery, 131 E. 10th Street, 2nd floor NYC, 10003 (at 2nd Av.) inside St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery. Performances are at 7pm. Tickets are $15 and are available by phone at (212) 679-0401. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended.
Dance on a Shoestring is an intimate evening of dance held in New York Theatre Ballet’s (NYTB) home, The Dance Gallery. The community series showcases ballets from NYTB’s current season, works in progress by contemporary and emerging choreographers, and children of Ballet School NY.
Dance on a Shoestring is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
ABOUT NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, 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.