Tulsa Ballet Stays Busy
HARDESTY CENTER: The Tulsa Ballet’s Hardesty Center for Dance Education is getting closer to completion in Broken Arrow. The development of the facilty is part of a $25 million Integrated Campaign for Tulsa Ballet, the largest fundraising initiative in the history of the company. Construction began in July 2015, and the building is expected to open in August. Upcoming Tulsa Ballet performances include the Emerging Choreographers Showcase, April 22, 24; and the Signature Series, May 6-8, 13-15.
Tulsa Ballet will present a series of performances throughout Italy in the spring, which will be the fourth international tour for Tulsa Ballet. The Italian tour will begin on March 30, in the northern city of Trieste and then continue with performances in Udine, Mestre, Vicenza, Gorizia and Perugia, concluding April 8 in Brindisi.
Tulsa Ballet will perform three pieces, created by three of the top choreographers in the world today, to showcase the versatility of the company and appeal to diverse audiences. The program will include: “Classical Symphony” by Yuri Possokhov, “Petite Mort” by Jiri Kylian and “Rooster” by Christopher Bruce.