Ballet in Coney Island


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  • DCINY
    An artist, Distinguished Concerts International New York's website says, is "an individual who continually seeks to improve, to grow, and aspires to perform at a higher level." The people behind this definition are DCINY co-founders Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith, and it's a definition their musicians fulfill. To do so, they collaborate and express themselves while both performing famed Mozart compositions and leading educational events.
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    881 7th Ave
    New York, NY US
  • LCA's Short Plays & Monologue Festival
    The writers, dancers, actors, and musicians behind Legros Cultural Arts believe that creativity can unify. To that end, their works focus on unraveling prejudices and misconceptions, theming performance series around the many diverse peoples found in New York. The annual Multicultural Arts and Crafts Festival, for instance, celebrates the city's Hispanic, African American, Asian, Italian, and Greek creators, whereas the Women in the Arts series focuses on gender equality in the creative world and beyond. And there's also the theater ensemble's performance season, which is made up of diverse original works by local emerging playwrights, established talents, and haunted typewriters.
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    244 W 54th St.
    New York, NY US
  • Paul Taylor Dance Company
    Newsweek's Laura Shapiro once offered a succinct history of American modern dance: "In the beginning there was Martha Graham, who changed the face of an art form and discovered a new world. Then there was Merce Cunningham, who stripped away the externals and showed us the heart of movement. And then there was Paul Taylor, who let the sun shine in." The last living member of this homegrown pantheon, Taylor has not finished innovating yet, adding new pieces each year to a prolific catalog of 140 dances. Romantic, iconoclastic, dauntingly athletic, and sometimes hilarious, his works heft weighty topics such as war, spirituality, sexuality, and mortality onto their shoulders, then alchemize them into weighty dances that seem to exist for the sheer pleasure of their beauty. Among his countless accolades, the champion choreographer has received a Kennedy Center Honor, the National Medal of Arts, and the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship ?genius award.? Such a rich and prolific body of work makes it easy for the Paul Taylor Dance Company to harvest a unique program for each performance, which they have done in 520 cities throughout 62 countries.
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    20 Lincoln Center Plaza
    New York, NY US
  • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
    An artist, Distinguished Concerts International New York's website says, is "an individual who continually seeks to improve, to grow, and aspires to perform at a higher level." The people behind this definition are DCINY co-founders Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith, and it's a definition their musicians fulfill. To do so, they collaborate and express themselves while both performing famed Mozart compositions and leading educational events.
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    10 Lincoln Center Plaza
    New York, NY US
  • New York City Ballet
    With more than 60 years of tiptoe-twirling history, the New York City Ballet boasts a seasoned, dedicated dance company that thrills audiences and ballet shoes at every performance. With each Friday- or Saturday-evening ticket purchase through June 12, Groupon users snag a companion ticket for free, allowing members, and whichever of their cultured friends has the brownest nose, to gorge eyes on the company's famously lush and lithe ballet performances. Dance lovers also score admission for two to up to four working rehearsals during the repertory season, along with two spots at New York City Ballet's curiosity-satisfying 90-minute seminars, where the company and special guests reveal the creative clockwork behind their sumptuous productions. Members also get a 15% discount at New York City Ballet's gift shop, a subscription to the company newsletter, advance notice of ticket sales, and the ability to reach, en pointe, the top cabinet where their roommate hides the cookies.
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    20 Lincoln Center Plaza
    New York, NY US
  • Vicky Simegiatos Dance Company's "The Nutcracker"
    Former students of Vicky Simegiatos Dance Company have gone on to perform with some of the city's finest dance companies?a trait they have in common with the company's founder and namesake. Discovered by the directors of American Ballet Theatre during a trip to Greece, Simegiatos traveled to the United States to join the company, eventually leaving the professional ballet world behind to raise a family in Brooklyn. But the dancing bug never really left her. In the early '70s she founded what is today named the Vicky Simegiatos Performance Arts Center to teach young twirlers throughout the neighborhood Balachine-technique ballet, Greek dancing, and how to crack walnuts with their toe muscles.
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    35 Hyatt Street
    New York, NY US
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