The Michigan Classic Ballet Company bids winter farewell with its production Seasons of Spring at the Farmington Players Barn, Farmington Hills, Michigan, on Saturday, March 26, at 7 p.m.
This year’s production will feature a mixed repertoire including Cinderella Fairies and MCBC’s Artistic Director Mary Geiger’s original ballet Degas Impressions that received the “Spirit of Degas Award for Excellence” at the Detroit Institute of Arts in 2002. This year’s program will also premiere new choreography Les Billets Doux (Love Letters) and On Love from Eliska Mayer whose work in the field of acting, dance, theater design, began at the National Theatre in Prague, Czech Republic, and has continued for over 40 years in Europe and the U.S. Tickets for Seasons of Spring are $20 for adults and $15 for children and seniors. Tickets go on sale February 28 and will be available for purchase online at www.michiganclassicballet.org .
The MCBC is a non-profit organization that has produced superior ballet productions since 1989. It is the professional affiliate company of the Geiger Classic Ballet Academy (GCBA) located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. In 1985 GCBA School Director Mary Celeste Geiger acquired the school from her mentor the late Sandra Severo. Mrs. Geiger has also led MCBC as its Artistic Director since the company’s founding. At GCBA, dancers from eight to 18 years of age undergo a traditional, highly disciplined study of ballet instruction. The MCBC currently boasts a company of over 60 performers and each year continues to bring the artistry of ballet and the excellence of their productions to metro Detroit audiences.