New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies on May 1, 2016 at 3 pm at the 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Av, NYC. Tickets are $25 for children 12 and under and $35 for adults, and are available online at www.92y.org/
Follow Alice’s adventures through Wonderland as she meets some of the most beloved characters in children’s literature. Presented in a vaudeville setting, this eclectic ballet draws on many different dance forms — from Irish Step Dancing to African Juba to classical ballet — all of which combine to make a highly entertaining show.
“…there is no more delightful or charming production to be found in New York City.”
This performance is made possible with support from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
ABOUT NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, has been hailed by The New York Times as “an invaluable company.” NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.
By pairing the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries, NYTB brings a new understanding and appreciation of dance. The approach to live performance for children is groundbreaking and unique. New York Theatre Ballet offers an annual series of hour-long ballets tailored to the attention span of young audience members, while offering high production values and clever choreography sophisticated enough for discerning parents.
NYTB is committed to reaching underserved audiences by performing in small cities throughout the U.S. Its professional school provides ballet training based on the Cecchetti syllabus. Classes are offered at affordable prices. Scholarships are awarded to talented homeless and underserved children along with support for well-rounded learning.