FBP Black Box Theatre
825 Hope Street
Providence, RI

Additional Info and Directions

Program 1

An uplifting evening of dance from a refreshingly intimate perspective

On the cusp of his twentieth year as the visionary leader of Festival Ballet Providence, Mihailo Djuric's beloved Magnificat returns to the stage. Set to J. S. Bach's vibrant and joyful cantata, the ensemble work is made up of contrasting movements with a contemporary style inspired by Balkan folk elements.

The mixed repertory program features world premiere works by Mary Ellen Beaudreau and others.

Music: J.S. Bach
Choreography: Mihailo Djuric
World Premiere

Swimmers Suite
Music: Various
Choreography: Mary Ellen Beaudreau

Music: Arvo Pärt
Choreography: Ilya Kozadayev

Seven Sides of You
Music: Max Richter
Choreography: Vilia Putrius

(Company Premiere)
Music: W.A. Mozart
Choreography: Viktor Plotnikov

Friday November 10, 2017 – 8:00pm
Saturday November 11, 2017 – 7:30pm
Sunday November 12, 2017 – 6:00pm
Friday November 17, 2017 – 8:00pm
Saturday November 18, 2017 – 7:30pm
Sunday November 19, 2017 – 6:00pm


Series Overview

"Dance so close you can touch it!"

Festival Ballet Providence's acclaimed Up Close on Hope series presents a wide variety of works in the intimacy of its 85-seat Black Box Theatre, located on the vibrant East Side of Providence. The content ranges from classical masterpieces to exciting new contemporary works. With such a unique perspective and a variety of flavors and emotions, Up Close on Hope is truly a "dance experience without equal."

Each performance features an intermission reception with complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants. Members of the company, and Artistic Director Misha Djuric often join the patrons during the intermission to discuss the performance.

Tickets: $50 each. Admission includes intermission reception with complimentary wine and hors d' oeuvres.

Order by phone: 401-353-1129. Phone orders do not incur additional convenience fees.

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