Ballet Austin

Grimm Tales

Mar 29 - Mar 31

Grimm Tales | The Long Center for the Performing Arts

Event Details

  • Fri, Mar. 29
    8:00 pm
  • Sat, Mar. 30
    8:00 pm
  • Sun, Mar. 31
    3:00 pm

The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.

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Ballet Austin presents Grimm Tales, a World Premiere commissioned by the Butler New Choreography Endowment, March 29 – 31 in Dell Hall.

They were meant to guide us and keep us on the straight and narrow. But many of the saccharin stories we were told as children started as grim reminders of what happens when naiveté meets wickedness, and the balance between good and evil is in question. In this new, full-length work, made possible through the generous support of the Butler New Choreography Endowment and funded in part by a gift from Dr. Beverly Dale, Artistic Director Stephen Mills delves into the underbelly of some of your favorite fairytales and shows you the real beauty of the lessons they impart. Inspired by the visual art of Natalie Frank, the world premiere of Grimm Tales will leave you unsettled, unafraid, and undeniably hungry for more.

CHOREOGRAPHY Stephen Mills
MUSIC Graham Reynolds

ABOUT BALLET AUSTIN

Ballet Austin welcomes audiences near and far to participate in its “classically innovative” vision for the democratization of dance. With a rich history spanning five decades, acclaimed productions, a commitment to creating access to programs, and operating a combined training facility, Ballet Austin is the 11th largest classical ballet company in the country. From its home at the Butler Dance Education Center in downtown Austin, Ballet Austin and Stephen Mills, Ballet Austin’s Sarah and Ernest Butler Family Fund Artistic Director, actively engage the community, dancers, and audiences alike and have performed around the world.

 

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