Summer always heralds great dance in NYC. Here's one for the whole family called The Storyteller. Based on stories your kids will recognize and some that will surprise, 200 National Dance Institute children weave a diverse narrative of human connections in a performance led by the Storyteller, Isaiah Sheffer.
The work features Allegra Kent and Frank Wood. Highlights of include the poignant Tale From Egypt, a rendition of Aesop’s Fable The Lion and the Mouse, and Hansel and Gretel featuring two excerpts from Engelbert Humperdinck’s opera. To see a sneak peek of The Storyteller, check out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z59YRuPTZBo.
Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Seating is general admission. Special Benefit tickets for Monday evening performance are $100/single ticket, $150/pair of tickets for VIP seating and post-performance reception.
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Monday, June 21, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
(Benefit tickets available for Monday evening performance, in addition to general admission)
LaGuardia High School Concert Hall
65th Street between Amsterdam & West End Avenues
For tickets, visit www.nationaldance.org or call (212) 352-3101 or (866) 811-4111.
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