Monday, May 20, 2019

Ballet Meets The Beatles at Tannery Pond

Ballet Meets The BeatlesTannery Pond Center (TPC) in North Creek is set to present Ballet Meets The Beatles on Friday, May 31st at 7:30 pm. The program is a live performance by Chevalier Ballet dancing to the songs of The Beatles performed by tribute band Across The Pond.

They will be joined by a string quartet on such songs as Eleanor Rigby, All You Need Is Love, A Day in The Life, Here Comes The Sun and more. The show begins with Across The Pond performing an ‘Ed Sullivan Set’ of early rockers before they are joined by Chevalier and a string quartet.

Chevalier Ballet is a Manhattan based company founded by Sara Knight in January 2018 providing professional touring experience for select students of SLK Ballet (the official training school of Chevalier Ballet under the direction of Sara Knight) and select audition candidates. Chevalier Ballet Company dancers gain experience by performing and through touring, workshops, residencies, and cultural exchanges.

Across The Pond has been performing the music of the Beatles throughout the Northeastern United States since 2008. No wigs or costumes, they focus on the music. Band members include Jonathan Newell, Marc Clayton, Alan Dunham, Tim Wozniuk, and Ed Jahn.

Tickets are $20 at the door or $15 if purchased in advance. Youth are admitted free. Tickets are available from the TPC box office in Tannery Pond Community Center, located at 228 Main Street in North Creek or online at Brown Paper Tickets. For more information call (518) 251-2505 ext. 128.

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