“Fall,” a world premier dance/music collaboration, celebrates the 20th Anniversary Season of Roxey Ballet. Choreographed for Roxey Ballet company members by Founder and Artistic Director Mark Roxey, with a newly-commissioned score by composer Robert Maggio, “Fall” also features video art and live music performed by violinist Ruotao Mao and cellist Thomas Kraines. Inspired by the story “The Fall of Freddie the Leaf” by best-selling author Leo Buscaglia, “Fall” examines the natural, interconnected circle of life through an exploration of music and movement.
FALL has its New Jersey premiere at The College of New Jersey’s Kendall Theatre on March 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Of the 1,618 applications received in New Music USA’s first round of grants, FALL was one of 60 projects awarded.
Included in this program is a newly commissioned ballet created by Roxey Ballet company choreographer Giovanni Ravelo and two additional works performed by 30 of Roxey Ballet’s estemed trainees: “Cygnets Do Grow Up” and “Turning To Stone.” Dont miss this action- packed evening of beautiful music, dancers, and dance, a fabulous program that will appeal to audiences of all ages.
Roxey Ballet is a world class, all-inclusive contemporary ballet company that uses dance to build community and cultural bridges. The company maintains a full schedule of local, national, and international touring. Roxey Ballet was incorporated in 1995 as a New Jersey non-profit organization whose mission is to deliver artistic and cultural excellence through professional dance performances, residencies, educational programs, workshops, and master classes. For more information on the company visit their website at www.RoxeyBallet.org.
originally published: 2015-03-19 11:50:32
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