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Breathing life into "The Characters that Lived"

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 10-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Creative Youth Center (CYC) is looking forward to its upcoming improv show, The Characters that Lived. The event is an opportunity to witness Grand Rapids’ only all-ages improv show. It will be performed at the Wealthy Theatre on Thursday...

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CARE Ballet presents "Pied Piper"

by (careballet)

Submitted 07-08-2016 under

Join the Pied Piper as he rids Hamelin of rats by leading them through the town, across a bridge and into the countryside. Cheer with the village children as they skip and dance to the Piper’s sweet music. Based on a poem by Robert Browning...

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CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

by (careballet)

Submitted 07-08-2016 under

This original ballet, based on Clement C. Moore’s familiar poem and set to traditional holiday music, has become a Thanksgiving Weekend tradition in Grand Rapids. Mischievous mice, dancing stockings, magical toys and Santa with his prancing...

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CARE Ballet presents Hansel & Gretel

by (careballet)

Submitted 07-08-2016 under

Based on a Grimms Brothers’ fairly tale, this is the story of a brother and sister who are hopelessly lost after their mother sends them into the woods to pick berries for supper. An old witch who lives in the woods in a house made of...

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CARE Ballet presents "Carnival of the Animals"

by (careballet)

Submitted 01-07-2016 under

Waltzing elephants, wrestling donkeys, comical turtles, and more, spark the dreams of a young boy in the whimsical ballet “Carnival of the Animals.” Creative Arts Repertoire Ensemble (CARE), a local non-profit ballet company, will...

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CARE Ballet presents The Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

by (careballet)

Submitted 09-29-2015 under

CARE Ballet will present 4 familiar Tales from the collection of Hans Christian Andersen, including: The Princess and the Pea, The Ugly Duckling, Little Ida's Flowers and What the Old Man Does is Always Right. The one-hour performance is a...

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CARE Ballet presnets Coppelia

by (careballet)

Submitted 01-08-2015 under

CARE Ballet will present a one-hour condensed version of the classic ballet, Coppelia. The ballet tells the story of an old inventor and toymaker, Dr. Coppelius, and the life-size dancing doll he created, named Coppelia. After the ballet you are...

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas - A Holiday Ballet

by (careballet)

Submitted 11-08-2014 under

Join CARE Ballet for a delightful performance of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas on Thanksgiving Weekend.  ‘Twas is based on Clement C. Moore’s familiar poem and set to traditional holiday music.  The ballet lasts...

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Peter and the Wolf

by (careballet)

Submitted 09-16-2014 under

The story of Peter and the Wolf will come to life on stage, the final weekend of ArtPrize.  The performance is one-hour long and will include the classic story of Peter and the Wolf as well a short contemporary piece titled Unlimited Second...

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