PARK CITY, Utah — Park City’s own ballet company, BalletNEXT, is partnering with the Park City Library to present two performances free of charge to community members.
The first ballet will be “Don Quixote” on the 19, and the second will be a collection of New and Contemporary Works on the 20. Both performances will be from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
“Don Quixote” is ballet performance is based off the best selling book by the same name, written by Miguel de Cervantes. “Don Quixote” has been translated to a dance telling story of Alonso, who falls in love with a beautiful, young woman named Kitri, and her love for Basilio, the barber.
The story will be read in Spanish and English. The original Ludwig Minkus score is arranged by String FX, and choreography by Michele Wiles, inspired by Marius Petipa.
This performance will have free and premium seating available with registration. A special donor event prior to the ballet will be held for families who have donated $50 or more. At this event, guests will be able to make a kid friendly craft that will be used interactively during the performance. Click here for the mandatory registration for “Don Quixote.”
Then, audiences will experience never-before-seen dances with BalletNEXT dancers they’ve grown to love, in addition to world class artists joining just for this performance of New and Contemporary Works. There will be a Q&A after the performance.
Free and premium seating is available for this performance with registration. Donors of $100 are invited to an after party. Click here for the mandatory registration for the New and Contemporary Works.