Beyond the Barre

Lawrence Family JCC David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre

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In a Nutshell

See the ultra-romantic balcony pas de deux from Romeo and Juliet and the rarely performed Suite Vivaldi along with contemporary works

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Promotional value expires Feb 15, 2015. Limit 8 per person. Redeem starting 2/14 for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre . Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects California Ballet's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For ADA accommodations, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $20 for one ticket to Beyond the Barre (up to $35 value)
  • Ticket holders can enjoy champagne and chocolates before the performance
  • When: Saturday, February 14, at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Lawrence Family JCC David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
  • Seating: general admission
  • Door time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Full offer value includes ticketing fees

The Program

  • Romeo and Juliet: In the famous balcony scene of Prokofiev’s ballet, scenes of tentative young yearning build to a showy display of leaps and turns as Romeo exults in his new love and his own high spirits.
  • Suite Vivaldi: Francesco Gella choreographed this piece in honor of California Ballet’s 35th anniversary (the traditional gift for that year being a troupe of dancers). During one striking movement, a stilled female dancer is borne across and around the stage like a piece of expensive artwork by her earthbound partner.
  • Brahms Waltzes: Brahms has often been best loved when working in popular forms, and his waltzes accessibly evoke moods of serenity and contemplation. They’re a natural fit for actual dancers to perform in the late Charles Bennett’s choreography.
  • New works: soloist Jeremy Zapanta’s self-choreographed At the Center and a piece from principal dancer Trystan Merrick

California Ballet

  • The Company: since its inception in 1968, California Ballet has grown into the largest professional ballet company in Southern California
  • The Repertoire: California Ballet's principal dancers restage demanding classics such as Giselle, Swan Lake, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but the company also cultivates daring new works (The Great Gatsby, Dracula) and fresh local talent through its school
  • The Seasonal Highlight: California Ballet's annual performance of The Nutcracker at the Civic Theatre, which draws an audience of more than 25,000 people each year


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