Pennsylvania Ballet at 50
Pennsylvania Ballet at 50 showcases one of Philadelphiaâ€™s cultural treasures, the Pennsylvania Ballet, and honors the companyâ€™s golden anniversary.
The one-hour show features the companyâ€™s 50th anniversary celebration performance from October 2013 at Philadelphiaâ€™s historic Academy of Music. Pennsylvania Ballet at 50 highlights spectacular performances alongside exclusive interviews with Barbara Weisberger, Pennsylvania Ballet founder, and Roy Kaiser, artistic director of the company.
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Professional ballerinas achieve incredible feats of athleticism and beauty. For each one of them are thousands of people who took classes every week and dreamed of being a professional dancer. To celebrate those people, we invite you to share pictures of tutus and tap shoes using the tag #FormerBunhead on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Click here to see submissions so far »
Pennsylvania Ballet at 50 was made possible, in part, by the following:
PBS | Joseph and Marie Field | The Pew Charitable Trusts | Ford Foundation | Elizabeth R. Moran | Janet and James Averill | Harry and Kay Halloran | Leslie Miller and Richard Worley | Independence Blue Cross | Waterman II Fund through â€¨The Philadelphia Foundation | Anne M. & Phillip H. Glatfelter III Family â€¨Foundation | The Mark David and Anne Kupferberg Pepper Family Foundation | Louise H. and Alan L. Reed | The Philadelphia Foundation | Sarah Coulson | Beth Ounsworth | William Loeb | R. K. Mellon Family Foundation | Kathy and Gary Anderson | Mary Bert Gutman | Aqua America, Inc. | Richard P. Brown, Jr.