Protégés: The International Ballet Academy Festival
Thursday, January 26, 2006 - Sunday, January 29, 2006

This unique engagement showcases the next generation of stars from some of the world's premier ballet academies.

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Witness ballet in its purest form when rising stars from some of the world's greatest ballet academies converge on the Kennedy Center for a dramatic showcase of talent. The energy and raw talent of this new generation of dancers will bring fresh insight into classical works. The programs will highlight the academies' different styles of training and provide a tantalizing glimpse into the future of ballet.

Dance Theatre of Harlem School
Concerto Barocco first movement (Balanchine/Bach)
Ginastera (Wilson/Ginastera) 1/27 & 29 only

New National Theatre, Tokyo, Young Artists Training Programme
Sinfonietta (Asami/Gounod)

Paris Opera Ballet School
Péchés de Jeunesse pas de deux (Bart/Rossini)
Scaramouche (Martinez/Milhaud) 1/26 & 28 only

The Royal Ballet School
Birthday Offering excerpts (Ashton/Glazunov)

Royal Danish Ballet School
Napoli pas de six extracts (Bournonville/Paulli, Helsted, Gade)
The Flower Festival in Genzano introduction/pas de deux (Bournonville/Helsted, Paulli)
Springtime (Ferrali/Helweg) 1/27 & 29 only
The Bournonville School (various/Helweg) 1/27 & 29 only

Vaganova Ballet Academy Alumni (Kirov Ballet)
The Nutcracker pas de deux (Vainonen/Tchaikovsky)

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