MYSTIC BALLET’s Programs Offered
|Passion, intimacy, tenderness, humor, power, virtuosity, and daring are all words to describe G.R.A.B., which is a collection of dances by four choreographers.
- Gabrielle Lamb of Morphoses will present Transit of Venus and Marooned. Mystic Ballet premièred these works at Jacobs Pillow this summer.
- Brian Enos, “His work is quite frankly, brilliant” – The Houston Press.
- Sergei Vanaev’s Periscope Up!, set to music by Tom Waits
- Lauren Edson’s exhilarating Sun and Steel inspired by Yukio Mishima’s belief that Japanese culture blends the two contradictory elements of beauty and brutality; and a classical masterpiece to delight traditionalists.
A stunning collection of repertory by internationally-recognized choreographers that have set new works on the versatile MB dancers.
Approximately 1 1/2 hours in length with intermission. Available for touring in Fall 2012 Click on the image for a video preview.
| Swan Lake
||This contemporary version of Swan Lake is choreographed by Bolshoi trained Sergei Vanaev, to the dramatic score of Tchaikovsky. After an acclaimed debut in Europe, this powerful avant-garde retelling premières in the US. The artists of Mystic Ballet unravel a story of love, betrayal, and sacrifice through the lives of two brothers; one fighting for his place in life and the other for the throne.
The evocative choreography and technically brilliant MB dancers combine to create an evening that is both powerful and compelling.
Approximately 1 3/4 hours in length with intermission. Available for touring in Spring 2013. Click on the image for a video preview.
| Little Mermaid
||Take a love-struck mermaid, a handsome prince, and a conniving sea witch. Blend with drama, comedy, and dance – you have a recipe sure to make a splash! Feel the magic, through which Ariel strikes a deal with the evil Ursula, trading her voice for legs. Join King Triton, Prince Eric and Sebastian as they try to protect Ariel, each in their own special way.
This Dance Me a Story Family Series ballet is specifically designed for the young, and those young at heart. The Little Mermaid features the artists of Mystic Ballet, interactive sets, with music by Kostin and Disney inspired costumes. The Little Mermaid is fun for the entire family. Approximately 1 3/4 hours in length with intermission. Available for touring in Spring 2013. Video trailer coming soon!.
| Little Red Riding Hood
||This contemporary version is choreographed by Sergei Vanaev. After an acclaimed debut in Europe, will premières in the US. Red Riding Hood is a nowadays retelling of the traditional Red Riding Hood fable. The plot follows the classic tale of how a spirited girl, Red Riding Hood, comes in contact with a big bad wolf while en route to visit her Grandmother. Young audiences will love the visual humor in this funny, fractured fairy tale; and adults will be amused by the wit of a story that should be taken with a grain of salt – and a lot of giggling. Approximately 1 3/4 hours in length with intermission. Available for touring in Fall 2013. Video trailer coming soon!.