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La Sylphide Act II

This series provides a mix of old and new.

La Sylphide is heralded as one of the most important ballets of all time and the first ballet ever to be danced on pointe. When a fairy attracts a young Scotsman on the eve of his wedding, he faces a difficult choice between reality and impossible love with a spirit.

Balanchine’s vigorously paced and technically demanding Allegro Brillante simultaneously showcases precision and pure abandon of movement, creating a thrilling experience for audiences.

Event begins at 7:00PM

Presented by: Kirov Academy of Ballet

Categories: Dance

Event Venue

George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium

21st & H Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20037

For more information:

  • Thursday, May 23, 2013
  • Friday, May 24, 2013
  • Saturday, May 25, 2013
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