Columbia Classical Ballet introduces largest company ever during Cabaret Night

The Columbia Classical Ballet launches its new season with a stellar lineup of performances and its largest and most international company ever. Come meet the dancers, other dance lovers and enjoy food and drink at the company’s annual Cabaret Night Sunday on Sept. 15 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. at 701 Whaley St. Cabaret Night is a fun, informal way to meet company members while enjoying refreshments and raising money for the Columbia Classical Ballet. Dancers will perform several pieces based on tunes from popular musicals.

This year the company is the largest ever with 53 dancers, including 15 from Japan, several from South Korea and Taiwan, and others from throughout Europe, the U.S. and Canada.

“We’ve brought together dancers from all over the world and have selected works that will show just how talented they are,” said Radenko Pavlovich, artistic director. “The company has gained a reputation as a great place for young dancers who can make a mark on the dance world.”

Those attending will be asked to make donations to the company’s Pointe Shoe Fund and Sponsor A Dancer program. Artists and crafts will be for sale, the proceeds of which will help support the ballet company.

The season includes Don Quixote, Oct. 11; The Nutcracker, Dec. 6 – 8; LifeChance International Ballet Gala of the Stars, Jan. 25; and Sleeping Beauty, Feb. 28.

Tickets to Cabaret Night are $45 or $400 for a table seating 10. For tickets, contact the ballet at (803) 252-9112 or email columbiaclassicaballet@bellsouth.net. Season subscriptions, starting at $130, can be purchased during Cabaret Night or by contacting the ballet. Individual tickets for season performances will be available through Capitol Tickets or by calling (803) 251-2222.

For more information visit the Columbia Classical Ballet website.

Via: Columbia Classical Ballet


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