The Metropolitan Ballet of Tacoma’s spring repertory concert, slated for March 9, 7:30 p.m. and March 10, 1:30 p.m., presents choreography from Gregory Dawson (of Alonzo King’s “Lines”) and many other works. The performance runs the gamut from classical ballet to lyrical hip hop to contemporary with a Romeo and Juliet-disco to boot. There is something for everyone in this show. The dance performance takes place at the Stadium High School Performing Arts Center.
Metropolitan Ballet of Tacoma (MBT) is dedicated to the passionate pursuit of excellence in art of ballet and dance in an atmosphere that nurtures the physical and spiritual development of individual dancers.
Established in 1986, MBT offers professional training in ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz and ballroom dance. In addition to its staff, MBT dancers are provided the opportunity to study with a variety of professional guest artists and choreographers. MBT has brought master teachers from companies such as American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Alley Dance Theater, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Orlando Ballet, New York City Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Kirov Ballet and Oregon Ballet Theatre to the community.
MBT provides quality ballet instruction for all ages and levels of development. Its studio offers training that will help prepare aspiring young dancers who desire to pursue dance as a profession, as well as recreational opportunities for those who simply want to discover and celebrate the joy of movement.
General admission tickets are $15. For ticketing and other information, call (253) 472-5359 or visit metropolitanballetoftacoma.com.