The Hampton Ballet Theatre School To Perform Peter And The Wolf



Hampton Ballet


The Hampton Ballet Theatre School, celebrating 9 years of quality dance education on the East End, will be performing the enchanting ballet Peter and the Wolf on Tuesday, August 4th at 6:00 p.m., at the Children’s Museum of the East End, 376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike and at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation at 240 Edgemere Street in Montauk on Thursday, August 6th at 7:00 p.m. This production is a collaboration between the Hampton Ballet Theatre School, the Hampton Festival Orchestra and celebrity guest narrator Bonnie Grice of public radio station WPPB.


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Peter and the Wolf, choreographed by the director of HBTS, Sara Jo Strickland, along with beautiful costumes by Yuka Silvera, will virtually come alive for the children of the East End community with the orchestra, ballet and narration. The ballet will be danced by the students of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School, who range from 4 to 18 years old. Guest artist, Adam Baranello, of A&G Dance Company, will be dancing the part of the Grandfather. The score will be played by the 25 piece Hampton Festival Orchestra, a group of professional musicians who all hail from the East End and will be conducted by the passionate precision of Dr. Andrew Perea. The narration will be read by Bonnie Grice, a beloved East End radio personality and the host of her popular show Bonnie in the Morning on the public radio NPR station, WPPB.


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This ballet is a treat for all ages, as Sergei Prokovfiev’s famous score introduces all the ballet characters as sounds from musical instruments. You will not want to miss this exciting, educational performance.


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For more information please call the Hampton Ballet Theatre School at 631-237-4810 or email Tickets for the CMEE performance are $15 for members, $17 for non members and $20 at the door, to reserve tickets in advance please call CMEE at 631-537-8250. Tickets for the Montauk Playhouse performance are $15, to reserve your tickets in advance please call 631-668-1124. Group rates are available.