THE GRINCH presented by Safe Haven Ballet
DescriptionThe story of a lonely creature who tries to cancel Christmas by stealing the gifts & decorations from the homes of the nearby town of Whoville on Christmas Eve. This ballet is full of laughter, romance, & an important lesson about the true meaning of the holiday season.The Grinch is a unique interactive experience for audience members of all ages & learning opportunity that transforms our ballet stage into a vibrant classroom!
In addition to the performance component of the production, audiences can look forward to a lecture demonstration on different dance forms & their history, stagecraft, & theater etiquette. This component will help young audience members to:
-Broaden their cultural & global backgrounds when viewing performances of various genres originating from all parts of the world
-Analyze, critique, & communicate ideas presented in a different perspective
-Increase their attention stamina for auditory & visual media
-Understand the importance of manners & showing respect for others in social situations
The performance is set to both classical music & contemporary holiday music & includes narration so each audience member has a clear understanding of the story & can fully appreciate the artistry of the professional dancers. This production strives to:
-Provide a deep understanding of & appreciation for the art form of ballet
-Educate the community & let our audience get to know the artists & company better, leaving them with a yearning to learn more about performing arts in New Hampshire.