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Dance: Sleeping Beauty (Act III) with Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center

The spring performance by The Mercyhurst Dancers features Sleeping Beauty (Act III), during which Princess Aurora celebrates her wedding with a presentation of her court princesses, fairies, Puss ‘n Boots, Red Riding Hood and more, all to music by Tchaikovsky. It’s coupled with George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, a signature work of the New York City Ballet to the music of J. S. Bach. Performances are set April 28-30 in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center, Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors and students: and $5 for Mercyhurst students and youths 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at miac.mercyhurst.edu. On Friday, April 28, the gala performance includes a pre-performance reception benefiting SafeNet and the Jenni-Lyn Watson Memorial Scholarship Fund. For information about the benefit, contact Tauna Hunter at thunter@mercyhurst.edu