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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

April 22, 2004

Ballet showcases Northern California talent

The Sacramento Ballet is joining California State University, Sacramento to host Modern Masters, a collection of dance performances showcasing eclectic, cutting-edge works and more traditional pieces.

Performances are 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 6; 8 p.m. on Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8; and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 9 in the University Theatre.

The event features several pieces, including one choreographed by CSUS instructor and Sacramento Ballet artist Nolan T’Sani. T’Sani’s work, “Elements,” is set to the middle-eastern influenced music of Peter Gabriel.

Other performances include works by current and former Sacramento Ballet artists. Jared Nelson’s “In the Musicals” contains compositions by singer Bjork, nominated for her work in the movie “Dancer in the Dark.” Amy Seiwart will present “lessness,” a performance inspired by an emotional conversation with a woman whose son is overseas for the United States military.

New choreographer Sunchai Muy presents an energetic work called “Untamed Prodigies.” Renowned performer George Balanchine has created a more traditional performance. “Allegro Brilliante,” first presented in 1956 by the New York City Ballet, is set to Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Third Piano Concerto.

Tickets are $28 general admission and $19 for students and children. Tickets can be purchased through the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323 or at Tickets.com (916) 766-2277. Media assistance is available from CSUS public affairs at (916) 278-6156.


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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu