Spring Performance  


 

Dance Theatre of Harlem  2013 Spring Performance

“The Garden of Paradise”

 

Featuring students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem School

Plus

an NYC Première work by Augustus VanHeerden

and the classic

Flower Festival In Genzano (Pas De Deux)

Saturday, May 11th at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Harlem Stage At Aaron Davis Hall
135th Street and Convent Avenue

Admission $22.00 – Adults, $17 for Students, Seniors and Children 12 & under  

Tickets now on sale:


Harlem Stage Box Office - OR online -  Click here to purchase tickets online


The program will be in two acts with one intermission and features the entire school.

Act 1
The Professional Training Program will perform August Bournonville’s Flower Festival,
A new classical ballet for Beginner C through PTP by Augustus van Heerden

Act 2:
The Garden of Paradise
An adaptation by Endalyn Taylor of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Garden of Paradise”
The ballet tells the story of a young prince who goes off in search of the Tree of Knowledge. The Prince endures hardships and adventures with the Four Winds, assorted birds, plants and animals and meets a beautiful Princess. Through it all he learns the power of knowledge, to value the earth and discovers in himself the strength to resist temptation.

Curtain times are 2:00 and 7:00 pm.

 

About the Annual Spring Performance

The annual Spring Performances are held each May at Aaron Davis Hall on the campus of City College in Harlem.  This much anticipated event culminates the student’s accomplishment over the year and provides an inspiring opportunity for them to perform in a professional theater complete with costumes and lights!

Original choreography is commissioned for these performances which are open to family members and the general public.