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Ballet in Concert

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Jan 31 - 7:30 PM

Two different programs will showcase the breadth of BYU Theatre Ballet’s  style from classical to contemporary works as styles merge and emerge.

CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY REPERTORY

BYU Theatre Ballet performs highlights from with selections from Cinderella act 1, Snow White and Prince Pas de Deux,  Sleeping Beauty act 3, and concludes with three short contemporary premieres “Virtues’ Oddity” by Alexandre Munz, and works by Shani Robison and Ishan Rustem.

FAIRY TALES AND FANTASY

For the first time, BYU Theatre Ballet present its popular 90-minute touring show on campus with selections from Swan Lake Pas de Trois, Sleeping Beauty Prologue Fairies, and Cinderella Act I, Raymonda, Snow White and Prince Pas de Deux, and Sleeping Beauty Act III. Children will be invited to dance on stage during the performance their favorite characters at both Saturday performances.

 

The entire audience is invited to a Prince and Princess Party prior to each performance in the B. F. Larsen Gallery where audience members can meet the ballerinas and the fairy tale royalty. Always a delight, the pre-show is for young and old to dress up in their royal costumes. 

Performance schedule:
Classical and Contemporary Repertory
Thurs.–Fri., Jan., 29–30, 7:30 p.m.

Fairy Tales and Fantasy
Sat., Jan. 31, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are on sale at BYU Ticket Offices in the Marriott Center and Harris Fine Arts Center, 801 422-2981, and online at BYUarts.com.

The Count of Monte Cristo

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Jan 31 - 7:30 PM

MUSICAL

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO
A NEW MUSICAL

Music by Frank Wildhorn
Book and lyrics by Jack Murphy

Directed by Tim Threlfall
Musical direction by Gayle Lockwood
Choreography by Nathan Balser
Creative producer: Jeffrey Martin

U.S. Premiere
From the Tony Award–nominated composer of The Scarlet PimpernelThe Civil War, and Jekyll & Hyde,comes this epic musical based on Alexander Dumas’s classic story of revenge, romance, and love’s redemptive power.

de Jong Concert Hall
Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m. (preview performance)
Jan. 23–24, 27–31, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday matinees Jan. 24, 31, 2:00 p.m.
ASL interpreted performance Thurs., Jan. 29

 

Talk-backs after the performance held Thursday Jan. 22 & 29

   

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 4 - 7:00 PM

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

BYU Young Company:

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Nat Reed

The Bard’s popular comedy about the struggles of love comes to life at the hands—or, rather, the strings—of a troupe of handmade marionettes.

Nelke Theatre
Feb. 4–6, 11–13, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday matinees Feb. 7, 14, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children’s school matinee Thurs., Feb. 12, 10:00 a.m.
ASL interpreted performance Thurs., Feb. 5

   

 

Off the Map: Compagnie sens Dessus Dessous: Linéa . . .

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 5 - 6:00 PM

Two dancing jugglers and 100 yards of rope! This mix of object manipulation, dance, and juggling creates an original and poetic language and invites you into a magical world full of creativity, poetry, and humor.

Ages 4+

A Midsummer Night's Dream

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 5 - 7:00 PM

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

BYU Young Company:

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Nat Reed

The Bard’s popular comedy about the struggles of love comes to life at the hands—or, rather, the strings—of a troupe of handmade marionettes.

Nelke Theatre
Feb. 4–6, 11–13, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday matinees Feb. 7, 14, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children’s school matinee Thurs., Feb. 12, 10:00 a.m.
ASL interpreted performance Thurs., Feb. 5

   

 

Off the Map: The Shanghai Restoration Project

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 5 - 7:25 PM

Chinese culture meets hip-hop and electronica in this fusion of traditional and contemporary musical sounds. Performed to projected images of Chinese architecture and art, TSRP mixes old and new in a very exciting way.

Off the Map: The Elephant Wrestler

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 5 - 9:00 PM

Indian Ink Theatre Company: The Elephant Wrestler (New Zealand)

One man solves the mysteries of life from his chai stand at the Bangalore train station in this humorous and heartwarming play with live music. Sometimes you find the answers to the biggest questions in the most humble of circumstances.

Off the Map: Compagnie sens Dessus Dessous: Linéa . . .

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 6 - 6:00 PM

Two dancing jugglers and 100 yards of rope! This mix of object manipulation, dance, and juggling creates an original and poetic language and invites you into a magical world full of creativity, poetry, and humor.

Ages 4+

A Midsummer Night's Dream

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 6 - 7:00 PM

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

BYU Young Company:

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Nat Reed

The Bard’s popular comedy about the struggles of love comes to life at the hands—or, rather, the strings—of a troupe of handmade marionettes.

Nelke Theatre
Feb. 4–6, 11–13, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday matinees Feb. 7, 14, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children’s school matinee Thurs., Feb. 12, 10:00 a.m.
ASL interpreted performance Thurs., Feb. 5

   

 

Off the Map: The Shanghai Restoration Project

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 6 - 7:25 PM

Chinese culture meets hip-hop and electronica in this fusion of traditional and contemporary musical sounds. Performed to projected images of Chinese architecture and art, TSRP mixes old and new in a very exciting way.

Living Legends: Seasons

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 6 - 7:30 PM

Living Legends capture the essence of ancient and modern culture in a panorama of Latin American, Native American, and Polynesian song and dance.

Off the Map: The Elephant Wrestler

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 6 - 9:00 PM

Indian Ink Theatre Company: The Elephant Wrestler (New Zealand)

One man solves the mysteries of life from his chai stand at the Bangalore train station in this humorous and heartwarming play with live music. Sometimes you find the answers to the biggest questions in the most humble of circumstances.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 11:00 AM

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

BYU Young Company:

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Nat Reed

The Bard’s popular comedy about the struggles of love comes to life at the hands—or, rather, the strings—of a troupe of handmade marionettes.

Nelke Theatre
Feb. 4–6, 11–13, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday matinees Feb. 7, 14, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children’s school matinee Thurs., Feb. 12, 10:00 a.m.
ASL interpreted performance Thurs., Feb. 5

   

 

Off the Map: Compagnie sens Dessus Dessous: Linéa . . .

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 1:00 PM

Two dancing jugglers and 100 yards of rope! This mix of object manipulation, dance, and juggling creates an original and poetic language and invites you into a magical world full of creativity, poetry, and humor.

Ages 4+

A Midsummer Night's Dream

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 2:00 PM

THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES

BYU Young Company:

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and directed by Nat Reed

The Bard’s popular comedy about the struggles of love comes to life at the hands—or, rather, the strings—of a troupe of handmade marionettes.

Nelke Theatre
Feb. 4–6, 11–13, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday matinees Feb. 7, 14, 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children’s school matinee Thurs., Feb. 12, 10:00 a.m.
ASL interpreted performance Thurs., Feb. 5

   

 

Off the Map: The Shanghai Restoration Project

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 2:25 PM

Chinese culture meets hip-hop and electronica in this fusion of traditional and contemporary musical sounds. Performed to projected images of Chinese architecture and art, TSRP mixes old and new in a very exciting way.

Off the Map: The Elephant Wrestler

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 4:00 PM

Indian Ink Theatre Company: The Elephant Wrestler (New Zealand)

One man solves the mysteries of life from his chai stand at the Bangalore train station in this humorous and heartwarming play with live music. Sometimes you find the answers to the biggest questions in the most humble of circumstances.

Off the Map: Compagnie sens Dessus Dessous: Linéa . . .

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 6:00 PM

Two dancing jugglers and 100 yards of rope! This mix of object manipulation, dance, and juggling creates an original and poetic language and invites you into a magical world full of creativity, poetry, and humor.

Ages 4+

Off the Map: The Shanghai Restoration Project

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 7:25 PM

Chinese culture meets hip-hop and electronica in this fusion of traditional and contemporary musical sounds. Performed to projected images of Chinese architecture and art, TSRP mixes old and new in a very exciting way.

Living Legends: Seasons

University Events - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 00:15

Feb 7 - 7:30 PM

Living Legends capture the essence of ancient and modern culture in a panorama of Latin American, Native American, and Polynesian song and dance.

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