Put kids amid pros – and a choreographer who’s done ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ – and here’s what happensMar 30, 2018
It started, as many relationships do, with a telephone call between old friends in this case, proposing a union neither had contemplated for decades. Nearly two years and roughly five dozen children later, the public's ready to meet the family April 6 and 7 at Belk Theater.
That's when 150 artists will come together in "The Rite of Spring," a collaboration among the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, dancers from Charlotte Ballet II and Charlotte Ballet's apprentice program, and young Reach dancers from three local recreation centers.
That program will begin with another ballet composed by Igor Stravinsky, this one choreographed in 1928 by George Balanchine: "Apollo," with Charlotte Ballet recreating the success from its Fall Works program. After intermission, all hell will break loose.