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Program

Short Stories

FEB 25, 26 mat & eve

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21-22 Season Packages On Sale Now. Single Tickets Available Summer 2021.

Four Unique, Enchanting Tales Told in Dance

Narrative dances are the focus of this program, which features three works from Balanchine: the early Prodigal Son, based on the Biblical tale of forgiveness and redemption; the whimsical storybook pas de deux The Steadfast Tin Soldier; and the solo Pavane, imbued with a subtle sense of loss. Returning to the repertory is Christopher Wheeldon’s joyful 2003 ballet Carnival of the Animals, a family-friendly dance featuring fanciful costumes and settings by Jon Morrell, inspired by the tale of a boy whose imagination turns all his companions into animals, with a text written by the actor John Lithgow.

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