New Jersey Stage

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Roxey Ballet Presents An Evening Of Love And Romance

(Lambertville, NJ) -- Roxey Ballet will be performing for all audiences in February--young and old, couples and families and those who want to experience first class choreography and dance by the acclaimed Lambertville, NJ performing troupe.  "The idea is to entertain our local community and to share the art of dance with all who enjoy it"  says Mark Roxey, Artistic Director of the company. Roxey has created this years valentine celebration entitled "A Concert of Romance and Dance" which will feature 4 original world premiers by Stuart Loungway, Ronnie Carney, Giovanni Ravelo and his work entitled "Jonathan".  The performances will also include several revivals of works created for this special holiday program.

"If families come and experience the beauty of dance and enjoy the personal connection to dance they will come to appreciate the dance Roxey Ballet has to offer our community. The dancers are so giving of their talents" he says.

Roxey's touring dance troupe, is acclaimed and has performed around the country. Many will remember the Roxey Ballet for the Inaugural Ball performance for Barack Obama. The company is currently in rehearsals for four more weeks before it presents "A Concert of Romance and Dance" which will be presented at the Canal Studio Theater in Lambertville. "Here, the community can see professional dance up close and very personal," Roxey says.

"We really want to keep the arts here and we want our neighbors to understand the value and  importance of having the arts in their backyard," adds Roxey. 

Roxey Ballet's world-class cast of professional performers include Kim Se Yong, Julie Cobble, Evalina Carbonel, Joanna De Felice, :"Kwikstep" Gabriel Dionisio, Sergio Alverez, Janessa Cornell, and Jillian Mitchell , who will all be featured in this years romantic dance event.

Tickets and more information about "A Concert of Romance and Dance" can be found at www.roxeyballet.org. Tickets are $20 for children and $25 adults for all shows, Performances begin February 4th 2011 and continue through the February 13th. Call Roxey Ballet at (609)397-7616 for information.

The Roxey Ballet is a non-profit, world class contemporary ballet company, dedicated to delivering artistic  and cultural excellence through professional dance performances and educational programs. Roxey Ballet's programs are funded in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Wachovia Foundation, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission. The Roxey Ballet is accessible to all Individuals, call for details.