|Ballet Across America III: North Carolina Dance Theatre, Ballet Austin & Dance Theatre Of Harlem||Washington, DC||Kennedy Center Opera House||Jun 07, 2013|
|Ballet Across America III: North Carolina Dance Theatre, Ballet Austin & Dance Theatre Of Harlem||Washington, DC||Kennedy Center Opera House||Jun 09, 2013|
A classic form of dance, ballet combines elements of theater and music. Ballet dancers often use a technique called "en pointe," which is French for "dancing on the tips of your toes." After originating during the Renaissance, this dance style became popular in Russia and France. Today, audiences all over the world admire ballerinas and shows like North Carolina State Ballet.
There are three common kinds of ballet: classical, contemporary, and neoclassical. Audiences love the graceful movements, and ensembles like the New York City Ballet frequently hold sold-out performances. Among the most popular productions are Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Enjoy a breathtaking performance with North Carolina State Ballet tickets!