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Hooked on Classics: Back to Bach and Off to Offenbach

Join us for an exciting evening of dance with choreography by five Maine based choreographers and featuring Bangor Ballet dancers and guest artist Riley Watts, a Bangor Ballet alumnus who has recently completed an international tour with former Paris Opera Ballet star Sylvie Guillem. Along with his Juilliard classmate Michelle Mola, Riley has created a solo to be premiered at our show. Contributing choreographers include Bangor Ballet Co-founder Ivy Clear-Forrest, Bangor Ballet alumna and former Portland Ballet Principal dancer Katrina Smedal, Lito-John Demetita formerly of Erie Ballet, and Augusta based teacher and award winning choreographer Andrea Michaud Tracy. WIth music by JS Bach, Jules Massenet, Olafur Arnold and Jacques Offenbach, the evening will be a delight to all. Performances are 7pm at the Gracie Theater in Bangor on June 4 and at MDI High School in Bar Harbor on June 5. Ticket prices are $15, $12 and $8 and are available at Bangor Ballet, Thomas School of Dance, Patrick's Hallmark Shop in Bangor, and at Shermans Bookstore in Bar Harbor.