Before people learned to tiptoe around, everybody always knew exactly who was sneaking the pizza from the fridge at night. Appreciate even more skills of the pointed foot with today's Groupon: for $15, you get an orchestra ticket to the Alexandra Ballet's performance of Gems of the Ballet at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus (a $30 value). Choose between two dates:
- Saturday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, March 6 at 2 p.m.
The classically focused Alexandra Ballet entertains audiences with a well-rounded dance diet ranging from contemporary original pieces to traditional masterworks. Gems of the Ballet will feature excerpted footworkery from five ballets that span the centuries, giving ballet neophytes five times the chances to jump into dance-related conversations at the office.
Paquita’s Polonaise and Grand Pas de Deux transmit the international atmosphere of the Spanish royal court, whereas Graduation Ball inspires laughter through character interaction. A quartet of slippered stars tackles the Vaganova ballet style in Frescos, an excerpt from The Little Humpback Horse, and a pair of pas de deuxers takes on the partnered prancing of La Fille Mal Gardée. Giverny takes watchers on a contemporary romp through Claude Monet’s back garden, where he invented painting.
Today's deal allows for the purchase of up to four Groupons, enabling ballet lovers to plan an elegant date, a sophisticated double date, or an awkward engagement with their entire love triangle.
The classically focused Alexandra Ballet entertains audiences with a well-rounded dance diet ranging from contemporary original pieces to traditional masterworks. The company’s agile dancers have pirouetted their way to uproarious applause in past performances that include The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, and Peter and the Wolf. Since 2003, the company has enriched the community through its educational-outreach programs, which provide youngsters with free learning materials and ballet performances throughout the school year.
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