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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]
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