||BRIGHTON BALLET THEATER COMPANY
Saturday, July 24: RUSSIA 4:30 p.m. - DANCE
Brighton Ballet Theater [BBT] is the premier Russian ballet and folk dance group in New York City.
Founded in 1987 to preserve and share the historical traditions of Russian dance in New York, BBT is also the only presenter of new choreography by emerging Russian choreographers in the U.S. The company’s dancers are all graduates and former soloists from the best dance theaters of the former Soviet Union, including St. Petersburg Kirov Ballet, Moscow Classical Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet Theater, Ukrainian State Theater of Classical Ballet and Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater.
As part of its pioneering junior company for dancers ages 8-18, BBT creates original ballets such as "Ugly Duckling", "Cinderella" and "Winter Fairytale", based on the popular classic, The Nutcracker, especially for families and young children.
BBT also provides its young dancers with extensive training, performance and internship opportunities to get a foothold into a professional career in ballet.