Renowned production featuring ballet all-stars debuts on the big screen at Fisher Theatre
Sedona AZ (May 3, 2013) – The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Monday, May 13 when it hosts the big screen premiere of “Ballet’s Greatest Hits”. There will be one show at 4:00 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.
“Ballet’s Greatest Hits” presents a one-of-a-kind glimpse of ballet from today and yesterday. The film is hosted by “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance” Executive Producer, Nigel Lythgoe, and stars leading figures from the world of ballet. Featured dancers include Marcelo Gomes, Veronika Part, Hee Seo, Isabella Boylston, Stella Abrera and Skylar Brandt from American Ballet Theatre, Maria Kochetkova and Taras Domitro of San Francisco Ballet, New York City Ballet favorites Ashley Bouder and Daniel Ulbricht, Matthew Golding of Dutch National Ballet, Alejandro Virelles of Boston Ballet and Greta Hodgkinson of National Ballet of Canada.
These world-renowned dancers will perform iconic roles from the classical repertoire including Swan Lake, Nutcracker, Giselle, Flames of Paris, Don Quixote and La Bayadere.
Audiences will gain special insight from backstage interviews with the performers and ballet luminaries such as Alexei Ratmansky, Angel Corella, Benjamin Millepied, Edward Villella, Jose Manuel Carreño, Mathieu and Denys Ganio, Matthew Bourne, Susan Jaffe and many others. See them dance, hear them talk and feel their passion in a unique dialogue between ballet’s history and its present. “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” is a star-studded event not to miss!
“Ballet’s Greatest Hits” will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre on one day only: Monday, May 13 at 4:00 p.m. Tickets are $15, or $12.50 for Film Festival members. Tickets are available in advance at the Sedona International Film Festival office or by calling 282-1177. Both the theatre and film festival office are located at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, in West Sedona. For more information, visit: www.SedonaFilmFestival.org.