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The Spirits Of A Summer Day

June 11th 2022 3pm & 7pm

June 12th 2022 3pm

OS ESPÍRITOS DE UM DIA DO VERÃO

[THE SPIRITS OF A SUMMER DAY]

 

As part of it's 10th anniversary season at The Theatre at St. Jeans on Manhattan's Upper East Side, American Liberty Ballet is proud to present: The Spirits of a Summer Day, a new full length story ballet which is set to the music of the legendary Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, and the music of his protégé and friend Alfred Heller. Libretto by Karen Cottrell and choreography by ALB Artistic Director Valerie Mae Browne.

The story of the ballet draws on a combination of Brazilian Indian legends, all of which explained natural phenomenon by the interactions/rivalries between the spirits who controlled all aspects of the natural world.

In keeping with the philosophy of the composers, who believed that music was the universal language uniquely capable of providing the foundation for bridging the gap between all peoples, this ballet production utilizes dancers of all ages and races, and dance styles from classical ballet to contemporary dance to rhythmic gymnastics.

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Ties & Tiaras

February 12th 2022 

Father-Daughter Dinner and Dance

The Evening Will Consist Of Ballroom Dancing, Photobooth, Dinner, and Short Performance By ALB.
Semi-Formal Attire. 
$75/Family
All Are Welcome, Invite Your Friends!
(Moms, Grandads, Uncles, All Those People Who Stand In For Dad Where Needed <3)

527 40th Street, Building 5-6 Unit 201
Union City, NJ 07087

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Open Rehearsal

May 21st 2022

Event Timing: May 21st 2022 4-8pm

Event Address: 527 40th St Union City, NJ 07087

Contact us at 619.655.0056 or americanlibertyballet@gmail.com

 

At the Lofts At Union Mill, ALB's home studio in Union City NJ,  there is a strong community of artists developing. With ALB in preparation for the premier of new ballet The Spirits Of A Summer Day, May 21st will be an Open Rehearsal with a meet and greet which includes the many amazing artists in the building! It will be a really cool and interactive experience with live performers and art from as many disciplines as we can gather. Refreshments, music, and just a great time for all involved!

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An Evening Of Repertoire

March 11th and 12th 2022

An evening of mixed repertoire created by its very own dancers Quimen Sanchez, Miranda Bishop, Kasey Broekema, Analia Farfan, Whitney Janis, Allie Hutchins, and Artistic Director Valerie Mae Browne. The Saturday matinee performance will also include a few presentations by the talented Junior Company. ALB is also excited to announce the presentation of works by New York's own, Mary Carpenter and critically acclaimed Brazilian choreographer Pedro Pires. A new and interesting component of this performance will be the inclusion of painter New York Times featured artist Dmitri Karabchievsky who will be painting live on stage and the resulting piece of art will be available by silent auction. It is a program intended to move and inspire. It will not disappoint!

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In A Nutshell

January 8th and 9th 2022

American Liberty Ballet's annual twist on The Nutcracker preserves Tchaikovsky's score but sets the dreamlike action in New York City. The choreography is by Valerie Mae Browne.

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Dracula

October 7th- October 9th 

Choreographed by Michael Buoni and ALB artistic director Valerie Mae Browne, the ballet is a sequence of carefully selected classical masterpieces which bring to life the chilling tale. The performances will be at the Theater of St Jeans on 76th and Lexington in Manhattan on October 7th, 8th, and 9th.

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Sleeping Beauty

September 25th 2021

The 5th Annual International Ballet Festival of Union City is coming on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at 6:00 PM outdoors at 46th Street & Broadway in Union City. Free admission. Chairs provided. If you attend, please wear a mask or face covering and practice social distancing guidelines.