Ellington Suite. Step into the Light 371
Short-form dance performances
A Jazz ballet
Director – choreographer Georgia Hyrkäs
A Jazz ballet – inspired by the traditional “Nutcracker” music with jazz influences from Bob Fossie, Cyd Charisse, Fred Astaire and ballet influences from Balanchine’s “Who Cares” and MacMillan’s “Elite Syncopations”. Set at a party in the Golden Age of Hollywood a short dance performance full of character sass and jazz tunes.
STEP INTO THE LIGHT
Tap dance production
Director & choreographer: Matthew Jordan
Performed by ballet artists from the Vanemuine
If you like live music, upbeat vibes or maybe you have never seen tap dancing before then sit back, relax and let’s keep things simple. ‘Step into the Light’ won’t get you thinking about life, but loving it! A stylish performance by artists from the Vanemuine.
Music and rhythm from within you yourself!
Premiere March 18, 2017 at the Vanemuine Small Building