Balanchines sassy and spirited slaughter on tenth avenue and richard rodgers tantalizing broadway score open the season with a bang in a 1930s speakeasy. This year, we offer diverse repertoire highlighting classical ballet s farreaching impact. The repertory exceeds 400 ballets, approximately 60 of which are danced during an annual season. The ballet company performing in this ballet video include miami city ballet. The first program for the season includes three vibrant works including balanchines own favorite ballet, stravinsky violin concerto. Slaughter on tenth avenue is the killer ballet that changed broadway and is coming to fort lauderdale and west palm beach.
This was more than morgans debut in the role, or her first performance as a. This recording is from a showing on bbc television uk in 1988. In 1955, balanchine replaced these with marzipan shepherdesses. Swarthmore ballet theatre summer intensive program. Slaughter is the story of a hoofer who falls in love with a dance hall girl who is then shot and killed by her jealous boyfriend. Miami city ballet miami city ballet community engagement. Miami city ballet presents works by george balanchine and paul taylor at the kravis center in west palm beach, fl. This groundbreaking crime thriller is known as the ballet that changed broadway. The show was a parody of broadway, russian ballet, and the mob. Those interested in watching the miami city ballet in action should check stubhub. Slaughter on tenth avenue is a ballet with music by richard rodgers and choreography by george balanchine. And slaughter on 10th avenue is fun but it is very pop culture oriented. Slaughter on tenth avenue hoofer strip tease girl big boss bartenders thug policemen morrosine, premier danseur noble gangster ladies of the ballet gentlemen of the ballet. Often defying the imagination, it pays homage and builds on multiple art forms, giving them new depth and resonance.
Set the scene a seedy 1930s speakeasy where danger lurks amid the rivalry with richard rodgers tantalizing score performed by a live orchestra. Richard rodgers score sets the scene a seedy 1930s speakeasy. This violent word was however, at the forefront of the first set of performances of the miami city ballets 20192020 season. Koch theater formerly the new york state theater at lincoln center, and tours domestically and internationally. This page features a ballet video titled slaughter on tenth avenue teaser trailer. See george balanchines the nutcracker in miami and west palm beach, dec 29. Miami city ballet opens 20192020 season with slaughter. Our studio seems to be looking more and more like a new york dive, as we continue rehearsals for george balanchines slaughter on tenth avenue. The evening showcased the performance, slaughter on tenth avenue balanchinerogers, which is a mixture of broadway meets russian ballet meets the mob. My return to the stage first performance with miami city ballet. The four temperaments is a ballet made by new york city ballet cofounder and ballet master george balanchine to music he commissioned from paul hindemith the latters eponymous 1940 music for string orchestra and piano for the opening program of ballet society, immediate forerunner of city ballet.
The original slaughter on tenth avenue was created for the 1936 rodgers and hart musical on your toes, and featured ray bolger as the hoofer and tamara geva as the stripper. Miami city ballet presents george balanchines musical. Barber, broadway and balanchine bring a buzz to new york. Miami city ballet opened its 34th season with an arresting, threework repertoire, highlighting the diversity of its dancers and the keen vision of artistic director lourdes lopez. Miami dec 22, 2019 west palm beach dec 27 29, 2019 miami city ballet s holiday spectacle transports you to a dazzling winter wonderland in the new production of george balanchines. George balanchine originally choreographed slaughter on tenth avenue in 1936 for the musical on your toes, in which ray bolger played the hoofer and tamara geva portrayed the stripper. George balanchine s slaughter on tenth avenue our studio seems to be looking more and more like a new york dive, as we continue rehearsals for george balanchines slaughter on tenth avenue. I actually think mcbs strategy of usually ending the season with a fulllength story ballet is a better idea, and it looks like they are going back to that strategy next season with don quixote. We have a cast of characters, including a hoofer, a striptease girl and the big boss. All three performances shared exceptional contributions from the men many new to the company, inspired contrasts between the works, and a depth of talent where first and second casts forwarded equally. Slaughter on tenth avenue im old fashioned firebird don quixote the nutcracker premieres dont miss these thrilling works coming to miami city ballet for the first time. Miami city ballet s 20192020 seasonopener slaughter on tenth avenue, debuted october 1820 at the adrienne arsht center in miami. An audience favorite with showbiz glam, slaughter on tenth avenue is a vampy ballet about a jealous russian premier danseur and his hoofing american rival. When soloist kathryn morgan made her entrance as the striptease girl in miami city ballet s slaughter on tenth avenue last october, the audience greeted her with a burst of ecstatic applause.
Miami city ballet community engagement, ballet for young people. Miami city ballet opens their 201920 season in october with a bang. The nutcracker firebird don quixote for film buffs these stage spectacles have their origins in film, or are stories that have been adapted for the big screen. Mike piazza in slaughter miami city ballet ballet alert. The matinee opened with a dynamite turn by sara mearns as the striptease girl in george balanchines slaughter on tenth avenue. Celebrate the holidays with your favorite people and a magical adventure. In 2010 he participated in the international ballet competition in jackson, mississippi, and was offered a full scholarship to attend the miami city ballet school by edward villella. Slaughter on tenth avenue trailer ballet video ballethub. The first fullscale ballet within a musical, and the first to.
In the program you are about to see, balanchines slaughter on tenth avenue. Miami city ballet george balanchines the nutcracker. Here is the full slaughter on tenth avenue sequence from the 1939 version of on your toes with vera zorina and eddie albert. If you are an artists circle member, please contact. Miami city ballet the new season is full of cinematic, magical experiences and a number of company premieres.
Opening the season is balanchines hilariously spirited slaughter on tenth avenue, a broadwayinfused ballet set in a 1930s speakeasy and mercuric tidings, a masterwork programmed in honor of the. He will be joining balletmet 2 as a dancer for the 20172018 season. Slaughter on tenth avenue teaser trailer ballet video. This page features a ballet video titled slaughter on tenth avenue trailer. George balanchines slaughter on tenth avenue our studio seems to be looking more and more like a new york dive, as we continue rehearsals for george balanchines slaughter on tenth avenue. Philip neal rehearsing mcb dancers in slaughter on tenth avenue. Slaughter on 10th avenue vera zorina full sequence on. Miami city ballet is opening its season with slaughter on tenth avenue and there has been so much hard work put behind this showstopping sensation. Jovani furlan is a soloist with new york city ballet. Miami city ballet 2200 liberty ave, miami beach, florida 339 rated 4. There is a love triangle, fumbling policemen and a gangster. Miami city ballet opens its season with an audacious.
Track 12 slaughter on tenth avenue track on your toes finale for best seats, best prices, flexibility and more, subscribe today. Broadway meets ballet in slaughter on tenth avenue, a tongue in cheek dance musical, set in a tawdry night club. Slaughter on tenth avenue was the great triumph of rodgers and harts 1936 musical, on your toes, which was the first broadway musical about ballet. New york city ballet repertory new york city ballet dances in the winter, spring, and since 2010 fall each year at the david h. Its a hilarious parody of hijinks and high kicks, gangsters and cops, in this ballet about the tap dancer and the impossible stripper he falls in love with. Did you know that the original production of the nutcracker included dancing mirlitons. Slaughter on tenth avenue, im old fashioned, firebird and don quixote will start at 7.482 835 409 185 1458 340 1301 9 872 1534 401 1251 1110 497 1160 1147 842 1149 510 839 757 1366 154 827 455 33 1170 678 1094 1277 451 965 147 782 216