4 Days of Spectacular Ballet!
Inspiring. Energizing. Captivating. Immerse yourself in a dynamic display of thrilling choreography and stunning dancing in this longstanding springtime tradition. The Whitaker Center stage explodes with a youthful flourish in five unique programs showcasing the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet dancers’ versatility and the company’s vast repertoire.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017: 7 p.m. | NEXT GENERATION DANCE
Ages span 5 to 20 in this showcase of the YOUNG TALENT of CPYB’s next generation including the ragtime hit Sunday Afternoon in the Park and Balanchine’s passionate “Élégie” from Tchaikovsky’s Suite No. 3. Special BUY-ONE-GET-ONE-FREE* ticket price makes it an evening your entire family can enjoy!
Thursday, June 15, 2017: 7 p.m. | NEW DANCE PLUS
Bringing NEW WORKS from ChoreoPlan 2017’s Durante Verzola and Amanda Edge to the stage, plus legendary Balanchine's sparkling Divertimento No. 15. Special TEEN NIGHT AT THE BALLET** including a TEEN ONLY VIP "Sweet" reception.
Friday, June 16, 2017: 7 p.m. | SEE THE MUSIC DANCE
Internationally acclaimed Hineline celebrates hits of the bandstand era in his original Jukebox, paired with MODERN-DAY Rex Wheeler, of Smuin Contemporary American Ballet, in the premiere of the Company’s fourth collaboration with the TALENTED MUSICIANS of the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Saturday, June 17, 2017: 1 p.m. | DANCE! DANCE! DANCE!
Artistry and athleticism combine in an EXHILARATING afternoon of encore performances, including Balanchine’s “Élégie,” Hineline’s rockin’ Jukebox, and Wheeler’s new work with the Harrisburg Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Saturday, June 17, 2017: 6 p.m. | LAST DANCE/LAST CHANCE
A GRAND FINALE of encores, with Hineline's Jukebox and Balanchine’s Divertimento No. 15 and "Élégie," make for a perfect send-off into summer.
Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, Harrisburg, PA
*To receive the Buy-One-Get-One FREE offer, please call the Box Office to purchase your tickets: 717.214.ARTS (2787).
**Teens mention code TEEN5 when purchasing Teen Night at the Ballet tickets. Must be 12-19 years old to participate in Teen Night at the Ballet.
June Series programming subject to change.