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Columbia Ballet CooperativeSpring 2013 season announced.


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#1 cargill

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 11:37 AM

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]COLUMBIA BALLET COLLABORATIVE PRESENTS[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]SPRING 2013 PERFORMANCES[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]May 4[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"]th [/size][/font][/size][/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]at 8pm and May 5[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"]th [/size][/font][/size][/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]at 3pm[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Columbia Ballet Collaborative (CBC) is pleased to return to Miller Theatre this spring to[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]present a diverse program of vibrant works. CBC, founded in 2007 by five professional ballet[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]dancers enrolled at Columbia University, is comprised of students from all of the University’s[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]undergraduate colleges.[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]For the Spring 2013 season, Columbia Ballet Collaborative brings together seven[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]choreographers staging original works in addition to an excerpt from [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]George Balanchine’s[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT"]The Four Temperaments. [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Resident choreographer [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]Emery LeCrone’s [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]work will feature[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]former New York City Ballet dancer Kaitlyn Gilliland and former Complexions[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Contemporary Ballet dancer Kimi Nikaidoh, both of whom are currently students at Columbia[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]University. Additionally, CBC welcomes [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]Josh Prince[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], a Broadway actor and choreographer[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]who most recently choreographed [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT"]Shrek: The Musical[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]; [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]Alison Cook Beatty[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], the founder of[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]ACB Dance Company; and [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]Duncan Lyle[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], a dancer with American Ballet Theater. Works[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]choreographed by current Columbia University students [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]Caitlin Dieck [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"](North Carolina Dance[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Theatre, Charleston Ballet Theatre), [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]Sarah Esser [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"](Founder of e r a Dance Collective), and[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPS-BoldMT"]Serena Mackool [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"](San Antonio Ballet) will also be performed.[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Featured in [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT"]The New York Times[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], and appearing in [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT"]Dance Magazine[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT"]TimeOut NY[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], and[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT"]VanityFair.com, [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]CBC is committed to enriching the arts in the Columbia community and[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]providing a platform for the collaboration between professionals in the New York dance[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]community and Columbia University students. CBC is student-run and directed, and its[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]members have danced professionally with such companies as Complexions Contemporary[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Ballet, Ballet West, Kansas City Ballet, New York City Ballet, North Carolina Dance Theatre,[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Orlando Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, and Tulsa Ballet. Regarding CBC’s[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]focus on cultivating new works, [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPS-ItalicMT"]The New York Times [/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]states, "New choreographic voices are[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]rare in ballet, and the collaborative’s contribution in this respect has been vast already."[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Tickets are $10 with a Columbia University ID and $20 for the general public. For ticket[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]information, please visit www.columbiaballetcollaborative.com or www.millertheatre.com.[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Performances will take place as follows:[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Saturday, May 4[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"]th[/size][/font][/size][/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], 8pm & Sunday, May 5[/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"][size="1"]th[/size][/font][/size][/font][font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"], 3pm[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]Miller Theatre[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]2960 Broadway[/font]

[font="TimesNewRomanPSMT"]New York, NY 10027[/font]


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