Ithaca Ballet Presents 'The Sleeping Beauty'

The Ithaca Ballet presents its first production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s full-length ballet, ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ in two performances at the State Theatre of Ithaca.  Choreographer Cindy Reid tells us how they are performing this major work with just twenty dancers, and how the original choreography of Marius Petipa has been passed down from generation to generation. http://wskg.org/audio/sleeping.mp3

 

Photo credit: Ithaca Ballet

Ithaca Ballet Presents ‘Peter and the Wolf’ and ‘Carnival of the Animals’

The Ithaca Ballet presents a double-bill of ‘Peter and the Wolf’ and ‘Carnival of the Animals’ in Lavinia Reid’s choreography. Cindy Reid talks about how these two classics translate onto the stage, and hints at some of the funny aspects of having animals played by humans.  Performances are at the State Theatre of Ithaca. http://wskg.org/audio/peterwolfmix.mp3

 

Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via Skype

 

 

Ithaca Ballet Presents 'Peter and the Wolf' and 'Carnival of the Animals'

The Ithaca Ballet presents a double-bill of ‘Peter and the Wolf’ and ‘Carnival of the Animals’ in Lavinia Reid’s choreography. Cindy Reid talks about how these two classics translate onto the stage, and hints at some of the funny aspects of having animals played by humans.  Performances are at the State Theatre of Ithaca. http://wskg.org/audio/peterwolfmix.mp3

 

Photo credit: Thomas Hawk via Skype

 

 

Paula Poundstone is coming to Ithaca

Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me panelist Paula Poundstone is bringing her trademark comedy to the State Theatre of Ithaca. WSKG’s Sarah Gager had a chance to talk with Paula by phone earlier this week. http://wskg.org/audio/POUNDSTONE.mp3