Ballet at Twilight at Grand Boulevard
Enjoy an evening of classical ballet and contemporary dance featuring Northwest Florida Ballet and international guest artists in Grand Park, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
Grand Boulevard’s Coastal Culture series in partnership with Northwest Florida Ballet (NFB) presents Ballet at Twilight , Saturday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. The performance takes place in Grand Park at no cost. There will be a limited number of chairs set up and attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets. Ballet at Twilight will feature more than 50 dancers performing an eclectic mix of classic and contemporary selections.
This popular performance series will feature NFB company dancers as well as international guest artists, and will include: the Pas de Trois from Act 1 Swan Lake, with music by Peter Tchaikovsky; the ballet “Majisimo" featuring a mix of NFB company dancers and international guest artists; and a world premier duet choreographed and danced by Sean Hilton and Lindsay Kelley Brewer.
The show will also feature the NFB dancer an d Youth American Grand Prix Semi Final winner performance of the female variation from the Pas de Deux Diana and Acteon and NFB dancer Jonathan Carter performing the male variation from the Don Quixote Pas de Deux .
Various other solo works will be perform ed by a host of additional contemporary choreographers. The show will close with Jazz Swing, a piece that brings the joy of classical dancing to the rhythm of Jazz with original choreography by Fernando Bujones and music by Louis Prima and Eddy Higgins.
The performance at Grand Boulevard will also feature a special piece from students attending NFB’s summer workshop choreographed by Sean Hilton.