at the Touhill on February 21-22
masterpiece of the Romantic Era tells the poignant story of an innocent
peasant girl granting protection and mercy to the man who betrays
her. Music by Adolphe Adam and restaging by internationally-renowned
choreographer Marek Cholewa. Performing the feature role of Giselle
will be Alexandra Ballet alumna Georgia (Jennifer) Reed. Special
guest artist Brian Grant will dance the role of Albrecht.
6:00 PM on Saturday, February 21, a reception will be held at the
Touhill Promenade Lobby honoring artistic co-director Alexandra
Zaharias' 65 years of teaching. This special evening begins with
a meet-and-greet with scores of Alexandra Ballet alumni from around
the world. Enjoy drinks and hors doeuvres, then watch the
debut screening of the documentary tribute, Miss A. The Gift
of Grace: A Documentary chronicling her incredible journey
to this career milestone, featuring photos and interviews with many
of her former students, dancers and colleagues, followed by Alexandra
Ballets endearing performance of Giselle. Reservations for
this once-in-a-lifetime celebration can only be made by calling
Alexandra Ballet at 314.469.6222 before February14th. Ticket and
reception cost $45. You wont want to miss this memorable evening,
so dont delay, call today!
A talks to Christine Buck of KPLR11 about her career and the upcoming production
Reed talks about the documentary.
A and Georgia Reed talk about the upcoming production of Giselle.
school performance is scheduled for 10:00 AM on Friday, February
20. Please call the studio at 314.469.6222 to reserve seats for