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Dracula, Ballet with a Bite

Posted by lacied on October 22, 2008

“Stunning…” “Provacative…” “An extravaganza…”

Columbia City Ballet presents Dracula, Ballet with a Bite, and will be performing at Emma Kelly Theater on Saturday, October 25, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. This performance is sponsored by East Georgia Regional Hospital.

Columbia City Ballet’s mission is “to offer South Carolina and audiences in the Southeast the highest quality ballet and to provide dancers with only the best professional dance training. We in South Carolina can proudly claim one of the strongest and most versatile ballet companies in the region and in the country.” The Columbia City Ballet Company contains 32 dancers and 25 local Statesboro dancers also will be participating in the ballet. Critics have described the ballet as “some of the highest quality cultural entertainment in the Southeast.” The tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for youth 12 and under.

Dancers will get to work with professional dancers and director of Columbia City Ballet, to learn and improve techniques during the Dracula Ballet Master Class on Friday, October 24, 2008 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm. There is no cost for dancers who are in the Dracula performance, all others who wish to participate will be charged $15.00.

In honor of Dracula, many talented chefs in Statesboro will be in the Main Gallery of the Averitt Center for the Arts for “Bites of the Boro” on the same night. Come taste these sweet specialties for only $5 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Main Gallery. This is a great chance to come and enjoy a sample of the cuisine from the best chefs in the Boro!

For more information on Dracula, Ballet with a Bite please visit the website at http://www.columbiacityballet.com/home. Tickets for the ballet can be purchased by calling 912-212-2787, or by visiting the box office located in the lobby of the Emma Kelly Theater. The box office is open Tues.-Fri. from 1-5:30 p.m. This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations from Georgia General Assembly. The Council is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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