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May 2009


Diaghilev's Ballets Russes Centennial Celebration
May 14-17

DON'T MISS THE FINAL BOWS Sunday, May 17 at 7pm
See casting for all performances.

Diaghilev's Ballets Russes Centennial Celebration is Boston Ballet's last program of the 2008-2009 season and the company's FINAL production at the Wang Theatre. This program honors one of the most influential ballet companies of the 20th century and looks to the future with Jorma Elo's World Premiere of Le Sacre du Printemps.

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Ballets Russes

Spring at Boston Ballet School

FREE Activities for the Whole Family

Modern Workshop | Saturday, May 16, 2:30-3:30pm, Ages 5-10

Salem Arts Festival | Saturday, June 6, 11:30am
Boston Ballet School's Norwell performing group performs at the Salem Arts Festival at the Old Town Hall.

North Shore Studios Open House | Saturday, June 6, 1:30-2:00pm
Come visit Boston Ballet's newest studios in Marblehead and see students perform in the North Shore Studio Spring Showcase. Free and open to the public.
Boston Ballet School's Modern Workshop

Boston Ballet School Spring Showcase

Friday, May 29-Sunday May 31 | See the talents of Boston Ballet School students on stage at The Boston Center for the Arts, Cyclorama. From elementary level to advanced students and BBII dancers, with a range of classical and contemporary works, this is an event for the whole family.

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Boston Ballet School's Spring Showcase

Soloists Jared Redick and Melanie Atkins Retire

After seven seasons with Boston Ballet, soloists Melanie and Jared will retire from the stage to pursue new paths with Boston Ballet. Redick will continue as Principal of Boston Ballet School's Norwell Studio and Aktins will begin as Children's Ballet Mistress of Boston Ballet School. Both will make their final performances in Ballets Russes.

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Melanie Atkins and Jared Redick

Join us as Boston Ballet moves to the Opera House

It's a new stage in Boston Ballet's history, and there has never been a better time to join the Benefactors' Circle. With an annual contribution of $2,000 or more, you become a Member in this Leadership Giving program and receive exclusive access to some of the most coveted subscription seats at the Opera House. You also receive an special package of benefits which will enhance your Boston Ballet experience, both in the theater and beyond. Personalized priority ticketing assistance, admission to Ballet Barre and a new private lounge during intermissions, and invitations to select behind-the-scenes events are yours as a Boston Ballet Benefactor. Your support helps to sustain the highest artistic standards, promotes excellence in the arts, and enriches the lives of your family and friends as the entire community benefits through Boston Ballet's work on stage, in the studio, and in the community.

For more information about the Benefactors' Circle and to become a member, please contact Katie Rutledge, Individual Giving Officer, at (617) 456-6303.
Header image: April Ball in Prodigal Son, choreography by George Balanchine ©The George Balanchine Trust, photo by Eric Antoniou. Ballets Russes: Leon Bakst (1866-1924). Russian costume, set designer, painter; ©Topham/The Image Works. Boston Ballet School's Modern Workshop photo by Betsi Akerstein. Boston Ballet School's Spring Showcase photo by Spurious Noise Studios, Andreas Randow 2007. Headshots of Melanie Atkins and Jared Redick by Eric Antoniou. Opera House photo by Whitney Cox.

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