Youth Ballet has brought classical dance to Baton Rouge area libraries, youth camps, community centers, retirement centers and nursing homes for the past two weeks during their tour.
Youth Ballet performs in settings where many audience members have little or no chance to attend a live performance of any sort, especially ballet, due to physical or socio-economic limitations.
Each season, Youth Ballet tours the Baton Rouge area performing a children's version of a classical ballet. Youth Ballet gives young dancers an exciting opportunity to not only improve technique but also develop performance skills. As they train and perform together, these young dancers receive valuable professional-calibre training, while also delighting area audiences with their highly-anticipated productions.
The 2012 Youth Ballet summer tour ends Friday, June 15.
ExxonMobil, BREC and the Community Fund for the Arts brings the Arts to Alsen.
About 100 campers and Alsen community members have the opportunity to see three premier arts organizations in action from 9:45 – 11:45 a.m. at BREC Greenwood Park, 13350 Hwy. 19 in Baker.
Community Fund for the Arts organizations like Of Moving Colors, Playmakers and Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre fill critical gaps in arts education in the Baton Rouge area and provide access to many mediums of art otherwise not experienced by youth.
ExxonMobil is sponsoring this opportunity for the community to provide a day of education and entertainment for near neighbors.
For more information about Youth Ballet or Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre visit www.batonrougeballet.org or contact Nicole Naquin or Leigh Phillips at 225.766.8379 or via e-mail at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2012 summer tour is sponsored in part by Amerigroup Corp.
BRBT’s programs are supported in part by funds from the Louisiana State Arts Council and the Louisiana Division of the Arts and by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge through the Decentralized Arts Funding Program.
Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre is a member organization of the Community Fund for the Arts.
About the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre
The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre (BRBT), under the direction of Molly Buchmann and Sharon Mathews, is a non-profit organization that promotes and assists the advancement of classical and contemporary dance by maintaining a performing company, presenting a high quality season, providing dance education and community outreach.
Since 1960, BRBT has nurtured hundreds of award-winning local dancers and choreographers while continuing to bring world-class professional artists to the Baton Rouge stage.