WHO: Next Generation Ballet at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts
WHAT: Summer Showcase
WHEN: Friday, July 20, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Ferguson Hall
DETAILS: This dance show features more than 150 students from across the U.S.A. and Australia, who are enrolled in the Next Generation Ballet (NGB) Summer Intensive (three and five week options).
Students will showcase what they learned in classical ballet, contemporary dance and musical theater in this professionally produced performance. A highlight performance will be the balletA Classic Conundrum, a comical look at the interaction of ballet and contemporary dance forms, by NGB Artistic Director Philip Neal. Also featured will be excerpts from the ballet classic Swan Lake.
Regularly priced tickets start at $15 and may be purchased by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) or 800.955.1045 outside Tampa Bay, in person at the Straz Center Ticket Office or online atwww.strazcenter.org. Handling fees will apply. The accredited Patel Conservatory offers camps and classes in dance, music and theater for students of all ages and experience levels. Registration and more information are available at www.patelconservatory.organd by calling 813.222.1040.