Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Brandon Ballet offers backstage tour of upcoming performance

Isis Cruz, above, attends last year’s Princess Party. This year the party is April 14. On April 13, the dance company offers a sneak peek at its production of Coppélia.

Photo by Monica Estrada, Brandon Ballet

Isis Cruz, above, attends last year’s Princess Party. This year the party is April 14. On April 13, the dance company offers a sneak peek at its production of Coppélia.

The Brandon Ballet offers dance enthusiasts a backstage sneak peek at its upcoming production of Coppélia from 1 to 3 p.m. April 13 at its studio, 161 E Bloomingdale Ave.

The educational tour will allow visitors to view a rehearsal for Coppélia as well as participate in a question and answer session with the dancers of Brandon Ballet. They also will learn about the costumes, musical score, composer and choreography. Reservations are required. Call (813) 684-4282 or email dance@brandonballet.org.

On April 14, the company will host a Princess Party from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the studio. Girls ages 4 to 7 are invited to wear their favorite princess costume, decorate a cupcake and dance with ballerinas from the company. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling (813) 684-4282 or going to brandonballet.org.

The company presents Coppélia at 7 p.m. April 20 and at 2 p.m. April 21 in the Spoto High School auditorium, 8538 Eagle Palm Drive. The April 21 show will benefit the Giving Hope Through Faith Foundation. Tickets for each performance are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the website or the phone number listed above.

Brandon Ballet offers backstage tour of upcoming performance 04/04/13 [Last modified: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:01pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Investigators reviewing HHS chief's private charter flights

    Politics

    WASHINGTON — Federal investigators are examining Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's recent use of costly charter flights on the taxpayers' dime for official business.

  2. FSU gives president John Thrasher a pay bump as its academic standing rises

    College

    TALLAHASSEE — With Florida State University moving closer to becoming a top-25 public university, the school's trustees on Friday bumped up President John Thrasher's salary by 7 percent and awarded him a $200,000 bonus.

    Florida State University President John Thrasher, center, is surrounded by lawmakers in 2016 as he visits the Florida Senate. Thrasher on Friday received a pay increase to go with the university's increased academic standing, including in the latest U.S. News & World Report ranking of public universities. FSU ranks 33rd this year, and is aiming for a top-25 spot. [SCOTT KEELER   |   Times]

  3. Pasco driver, 66, dies in Friday crash on SR 54

    Accidents

    NEW PORT RICHEY — A 66-year-old man died Friday after he collided with oncoming traffic on State Road 54 in Pasco County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  4. Florida reverses decision to shield information from nursing home inspection reports

    Health

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida regulators decided Friday they will abandon the use of software that allowed them to heavily redact key words from nursing home inspection reports posted online, choosing instead to link to the more complete reports available on a federal site.

    Officials for the state Agency for Health Care Administration said Friday they will no longer use software that allowed them to heavily redact key words from nursing home inspection reports posted online. The agency has been under increased scrutiny since Sept. 13, when eight residents of The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, pictured here, died after power was lost to an air-conditioning system during Hurricane Irma. Two more residents died this week. [South Florida Sun-Sentinel]
  5. Trump's travel ban to be replaced by restrictions tailored to certain countries

    Nation

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from six majority-Muslim countries is set to be replaced as soon as this weekend with more targeted restrictions on visits to the United States that would vary by country, officials familiar with the plans told the New York Times on Friday.