June 8, 2010
-- La Canada, CA: California Contemporary Youth Ballet (http://www.caldancearts.com)
will be performing their annual Spring ballet concert for the public as they present ‘DanceScapes’
, Saturday, June 12 & 13 at the California DanceArts Studio-Theater in La Canada.
Showcasing the ten-member troupe of young dance students, the show features the works of Harald Lander, former choreographer and artistic director of the Royal Danish Ballet, and by CCYB co-Directors Jaclyn Stryker and Heather Toner, and California Contemporary Ballet Artistic Director Erin Holt. ‘DanceScapes’
is a montage of dance numbers that are a mix of classical and unique, traditional and avant-garde, sentimental and fun dance moods and styles.
Erin Holt states “As a company, CCYB breaks through the boundaries of classical ballet and presents a show that is fresh, new, and incredibly inspiring. ‘DanceScapes’
promises to engage and excite all who see it.”
The CCYBallet production of ‘DanceScapes’
will be June 12th at 6:30pm and Sunday, June 13th at 3:30pm. Tickets are $15.00 for students and $18.00 for adults. Tickets can be ordered online at www.caldancearts.com. For more information call 818-790-7924.
California Contemporary Youth Ballet, which is the youth division of California Contemporary Ballet (http://www.ctyballet.org
), provides an artistic training ground for young dancers. CCYBallet members perform in many community-based events and annually in their own concert held during the Spring season. Members of the youth company are invited to participate in California Contemporary Ballet productions alongside career company members in the annual Snow Queen Ballet (www.snowqueenballet.com)
, performed each December. Partnered with California DanceArts (http://www.caldancearts.com
), young CCYBallet dancers attend the California DanceArts Career Preparatory Training Program, which is designed to fulfill the artistic needs of serious dance students who seek opportunities that will eventually permit them to make the transition from a pre-professional to a professional dancer career. More information on California DanceArts can be seen at www.danceallsummerworkshops.com. The school’s blog can be seen at http://caldancearts.typepad.com
. For more information about California DanceArts and the programs offered by the school, call 818-790-7924, or visit the school online at www.caldancearts.com.
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California DanceArts is a career preparatory dance academy, offering high caliber dance training in Los Angeles, with a resident classical & contemporary dance company, California Contemporary Ballet providing inspired theatrical experiences.