Ballet Nouveau Colorado
Announces its 2009-10 Season
After another successful season under the direction of artistic leaders Garrett Ammon and Dawn
Fay – and being named Dance Magazine’s 2009 “25 to Watch” – Ballet Nouveau Colorado is ready
stir the waters once more. With an action packed 2009-10 Season, the company will once again
wow audiences with innovation, depth, and passion. This is another season not to be missed!
Highlights of BNC in 2009-10
• Our first performance of the year, POP., features the winner of the 2009 21st Century
Choreography Competition Joshua Blake Carter and 2008 Choreography Competition
finalist Alex Ketley. We are very excited to work with them again.
• We will premiere our first full-length ballet in two years. After a successful partnership in
2008 with Lighthouse Writers’ Workshop, Artistic Director of BNC Garrett Ammon and
Executive Director of Lighthouse Michael J. Henry will collaborate once again to create an
evening-long ballet. Intersection is about the complexities of how our lives intertwine
• We are delighted to welcome world-renowned choreographer Lauri Stallings as a guest
choreographer for Somewhere American, vol. 1, opening April 16. Stallings has previously
choreographed on Atlanta Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. Stallings is also the recipient
of the prestigious Prix Benois de la Danse 2009, one of the highest honors in the dance
• All but one of BNC’s company dancers are returning for the 2009-10 Season. Four-year
company member Laura Guerra is relocating to Nashville, TN to be married – she will
continue dancing in Tennessee with the Nashville Ballet. We are excited to add Damien
Patterson to our roster. Damien has previously danced with Ballet Memphis and Cleo
Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. Our roster will now be made up of six men and six
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September 25-27 (Lakewood) & October 2-4 (Performing Arts Complex at PCS)
Popular music + BNC = a GREAT night of entertainment! This exciting season opener features
works by Garrett Ammon (BNC’s Artistic Director), Alex Ketley (2008 choreography competition
finalist) and Joshua Blake Carter (the winner of the 2009 choreography competition).
Garrett Ammon and Michael J. Henry’s Intersection
October 30-November 1 (Lakewood) & November 6-8 (Performing Arts Complex at PCS)
Lives intertwine and collide in this brand-new full-length ballet. With writing by Denver’s Michael J.
Henry and movement by Garrett Ammon, Intersection is the newest creation by the artists who
brought you last year’s smashing “Love. a joint venture.”
December 11-13 & 18-20 (Performing Arts Complex at PCS)
Beautiful sets, gorgeous dancing, and a high-energy, family-friendly atmosphere make this holiday
classic new and fresh for audiences of all ages!
Love. an internal affair.
February 12-14 (Performing Arts Complex at PCS)
Who can resist romance? This year’s Valentine’s Day show features new love-themed works
created by BNC’s own company members and artistic staff. Internal affairs have never been so
Somewhere American, vol. 1
April 16-18 (Lakewood) & 23-25 (Performing Arts Complex at PCS)
Our season ends with a pioneering tribute to the American spirit. Two world premieres by worldclass
choreographers Garrett Ammon and Lauri Stallings bring our 09-10 season to a triumphant
Locations Pinnacle Events Center (formerly known as the Pinnacle Events Center)
1001 West 84th Ave
Federal Heights, CO 80260
West of I-25, at 84th Avenue and Huron Street
Lakewood Cultural Center
470 South Alison Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
Near 6th Avenue, at Wadsworth and Alameda
Cost Prices Range from $16-42
Order tickets Season ticket packages are on sale NOW. Subscribers receive
discounts up to 15%, free exchanges, single ticket discounts,
and more. Phone orders only – call 303.466.5685. No online orders for
this subscription pre-sale.
Single tickets go on sale August 1.
By phone at 303.466.5685
Or online at www.bncdance.com
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Media Contact Eleni Grove, Communications Manager