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Pennsylvania Ballet At 50

Courtesy of Dan Burke
WHYY Philadelphia

This special showcases one of Philadelphia’s cultural treasures, Pennsylvania Ballet, and honors the company’s golden anniversary. Pennsylvania Ballet At 50 will present performances in three spectacular works, premiering Friday, May 2 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia PBS.

Featured are the pas de deux from After the Rain by Christopher Wheeldon, Under the Sun Pas de Deux by Margo Sappington and “Diamonds” from Jewels by George Balanchine. Included are interviews with Barbara Weisberger, Pennsylvania Ballet founder, and Roy Kaiser, artistic director of the company.

Credit Courtesy of Alexander Iziliaev / WHYY Philadelphia
WHYY Philadelphia
Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine’s Diamonds from Jewels.

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