Posts Tagged 'Patricia McBride'

Dance gala to show off student talent

Dance gala to show off student talent

Chautauqua Dance’s student gala is like a buffet. It serves up a little taste of everything: a sweet smackerel of classical ballet, a fresh morsel of new choreography and a savory glimpse of student performers ranging all across the skill spectrum of dance.

Just the two of us: North Carolina Dance Theatre features versatility in annual ‘Evening of Pas de Deux’

Just the two of us: North Carolina Dance Theatre features versatility in annual ‘Evening of Pas de Deux’

In 1964, George Balanchine choreographed Tarantella featuring Patricia McBride, now North Carolina Dance Theatre associate artistic director, as the leading lady.

Almost 50 years later, Patricia McBride will restage Tarantella with NCDT dancers Emily Ramirez and Jordan Leeper performing the abstract pas de deux with tambourines in hand. The piece features music by Louis Gottschalk and arranged by Hershy Kay.