State Ballet of Georgia
Where: Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
718-960-8000 Price: $25-$75
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Experience the sleek grace and physicality of neoclassical ballet with the State Ballet of Georgia in a program of works by George Balanchine and Ukrainian choreographer Yuri Possokhov.
Led by the renowned Nina Ananiashvili, a native of Georgia and a former Bolshoi prima ballerina, Ananiashvili has revitalized the State Ballet of Georgia, attracting major choreographers from all over the world.
“Ms. Ananiashvili’s Georgians prove to be accomplished and stylish … the sheer polish of the men is striking … Put these dancers on a big stage with live music and they can do Georgia proud.” – NY Times
“Ananiashvili and her company are practicing diplomacy through dance — a great and hopeful gift.” – The Washington PostBuy tickets/get more info now