11 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Passing the Torch: Gelsey Kirkland Ballet to present “Don Quixote”

This weekend, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Company will present “Don Quixote,” the ballet based on the famous novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Don Quixote is the visionary knight who, “chases windmills and sees beauty where others only see squalor. On his chivalrous quest for love, he finds the lady of his dreams when he happens upon […]

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04 December 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Cracking Nuts: Fun Facts about, “The Nutcracker,” Ballet

It’s that time of year (when the world falls in love) and when the Gelsey Kirkland Ballet takes over the Schimmel stage to present their production of that perennial favorite ballet, The Nutcracker. To celebrate the ballet’s return, I thought I would present some trivia about the time honored classic!   Based on Dark Material […]

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