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Protégés II

The Kennedy Center presents more rising stars from the world's leading ballet academies in a program of mixed repertory performed by Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Paris Opera Ballet School, Royal Ballet School, and School of American Ballet.

  • Jun. 6 - 8, 2008
  • Opera House
  • 2 hrs. 10 min.
  • $19.00 - $60.00
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Following the resounding success of the inaugural Protégés in 2006, the Kennedy Center launches its second engagement of this biennial showcase of the world's greatest ballet academies. Within a single mixed repertory program, you can witness ballet in its purest form, as rising stars from Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Paris Opera Ballet School, Royal Ballet School, and School of American Ballet offer fresh insight into classic works and highlight their academy's distinctive training style. You won't want to miss this tantalizing glimpse into the future of the art form featuring the next generation of ballet brilliance.

Royal Ballet School: Galanteries (Bintley/Mozart) - 22 min.
  pause - 5 min.
Paris Opera Ballet School: Soir de fĂȘte (Staats/Delibes) - 26 min.
  Intermission - 20 min.
School of American Ballet: Concerto Barocco (Balanchine/J.S. Bach) - 19 min.
   pause - 5 min.
Bolshoi Ballet Academy: Grand Pas from Paquita (Petipa/Minkus) - 32 min.

"As varied as the schools represented
homegrown classics, virtuoso showpieces, and classical choreography"
--The Washington Post (2006)
 
"A program everyone interested in ballet will want to see"
--The Washington Post (2006)
 

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