Great video about the value of live dance experiences in youth education and great program by Karen Stokes Dance!
LIVE STREAM Pacific Northwest Ballet’s GISELLE REVISITED on Sunday, JANUARY 9, 7:30pm via WORKS & PROCESS, The Performing Arts Program at the Guggenheim
In this program Pacific Northwest Ballet dancers will perform excerpts from Peter Boal’s new staging of Giselle, prior to the production’s June 2011 premiere at McCaw Hall in Seattle. Giselle, widely acknowledged as the greatest ballet of the Romantic era, will feature reconstructed choreography utilizing Stepanov notation circa 1899-1903 and French sources from the 1840s and 1860s. Artistic Director Peter Boal will discuss the production with dance scholars Doug Fullington and Marian Smith. Excerpts will be performed by PNB dancers Carrie Imler, Carla Körbes, James Moore, and Seth Orza.
The Winger’s Candice Thompson will moderate the real-time online chat. The video will be automatically archived and can be shared and viewed in social networks.
Watch the performance live right here or visit http://www.ustream.tv/channel/worksandprocess.
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