International Ballet Intensive will present a gala performance on Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at the Hosch Theatre on Brenau’s historic Gainesville campus. Some of the most beloved classical ballet works, such as excerpts from La Fille Mal Gardée and Sleeping Beauty, will be premiered at the show. The summer dance-training program is being taught by Cuban master teacher, Laura Alonso.
Ms. Alonso is the daughter of the acclaimed ballerina Alicia Alonso, the Grande dame of Cuban ballet. Alicia and Fernando Alonso, who were instrumental in establishing a Cuban style of ballet and in founding the National Ballet of Cuba.
The performance will also include contemporary and jazz works. The diversity and brevity of this performance is the perfect cultural event for both children and adults.
Tickets available at door, one hour before the performance. $12 for adults, $9 for senior citizens/students and free for children under seven. For groups only call 315.751.3498.