upcoming 2022 events
Week 1: Date tbd
8:15 Dance Theatre of Harlem, Amphitheater
For 50 years, Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) has demonstrated how the power of art can transform lives by providing access to ballet for all. Founded in 1969 by the legendary Arthur Michell and his former teacher, Karen Shook, DTH has grown into a globally-acclaimed dance institution that occupies a distinguished place in New York City’s cultural landscape and the forefront of American artistic achievement. While continuing to build on the Founders’ vision, artistic director Virginia Johnson, a founding member and former prima ballerina, has brought new energy to DTH since her appointment in 2010. Having been in residency at Chautauqua in Spring of 2021, DTH will now return for their debut performance in the Chautauqua Amphitheater.
Ticket Price: $45-$65
Week 6: August 3
8:15 Ballet Hispánico, Amphitheater
10:30 Post-Performance Fiesta with Ballet Hispánico, Carnahan Jackson Dance Studios
For 50 years Ballet Hispánico has been the leading voice intersecting artistic excellence and advocacy, and is now the largest Latinx cultural organization in the United States and one of America’s cultural treasures. This exciting company brings communities together to celebrate and explore Latinx cultures through innovative dance productions, transformative dance training, and lasting community engagement experiences that explore cultural dialogue. Representing a multitude of nationalities, these artists reflect the ever-changing face of our nation and thrill audiences with excellence and vitality.
Ticket Price: $45-65
Immediately following Ballet Hispánico performance, Ballet Hispánico dancers will be ready to dance with YOU and these limited tickets will fly across the floor quickly! Placed in the middle of the Institution’s week on “After Dark,” this late-night party begins with an upbeat warm-up and instructional dance lesson from Ballet Hispánico’s own rehearsal director before moving into partner and free dancing. Those lucky enough to attend will heat up the dance floor with professional dancers and sip margaritas at our pop-up outdoor bar.
Ticket Price: $30