The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will perform April 13 and 14 at the Touhill Center at UMSL.

The Aspen Santa Fe Ballet boasts top-flight dancers in an electric and engaging repertory hailed by The New York Times as “a breath of fresh air.” Combining rugged athleticism with liquid grace, the company’s frisky programs continue to fuel its skyrocketing national reputation.

Presented by Dance St. Louis and Novus International, Inc., the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will perform dances by European and American choreographers at 8 p.m. April 13 and 2 and 8 p.m. April 14 at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri–St. Louis. Tickets are $35-$50 for evening performances and $30 for the matinee performance.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet was founded in 1996 in Colorado when longtime Aspen dance teacher Bebe Schweppe invited Joffrey Ballet dancers Tom Mossbrucker and Jean-Philippe Malaty to establish a professional troupe. In 2000, a second home for the company was created in Santa Fe, N.M.

Click here to receive descriptions of each piece Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will perform for the dance concerts. And click here to read a feature article on the company by The Telegraph in Alton, Ill.

Ryan Heinz

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