Sunday, August 27, 2006

Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet presents Ballet Under the Stars at Festival Plaza, Sat, Sept 9, 7 pm

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Ballet Under the Stars, presented by the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, will be held Saturday, September 9, in downtown Shreveport’s Festival Plaza, at 7 p.m. Admission is free, says Susan Gross.

A variety of dance styles ranging from ballet to jazz and modern dance will be featured. The dancers of the Junior and Senior Companies of Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet will perform alongside those of other regional dance troupes.

Also, the River Cities Jubilee Chorus will perform several vocal selections.

Guest choreographers for the show include Yves de Bouteiller and Jenny Siu-kan Chiang. There will be a special salute in honor of the 250th birthday of Mozart.

During intermission, children in the audience will be invited to perform onstage. Concessions will be available for sale.

This event is sponsored in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier and by a grant from the Shreveport Regional Arts Council with funds from the City of Shreveport. For further information, call the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet office: 459-1457.

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