An Evening Celebrating
New York Theatre Ballet & Ballet School NY
Generously hosted by i Trulli
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6:30pm
Repertorio Español, 138 East 27th Street, NYC
New York Theatre Ballet announces their benefit, An Evening Celebrating New York Theatre Ballet & Ballet School NY, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
The evening, which will be hosted by i Trulli, will begin at 6:30pm with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and an exclusive performance by NYTB performing popular selections from their repertory at Repertorio Español, 138 E. 27th Street, NYC. The evening will continue with a four-course dinner with Pugliese wine pairing at i Trulli, 122 E. 27th Street, NYC.
Register online at nytb.org or by calling 212-679-0401. Seating is limited. Admission is $30 (tax deductible) for the performance and hors d’oeuvres or $175 ($100 tax deductible) for the dinner at i Trulli, which includes admission to the show at Repertorio Español.
ABOUT NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States and has been hailed by The New York Times as “an invaluable company.” NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.
By pairing the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries, NYTB brings a new understanding and appreciation of dance. The approach to live performance for children is groundbreaking and unique. New York Theatre Ballet offers an annual series of hour-long ballets tailored to the attention span of young audience members, while offering high production values and clever choreography sophisticated enough for discerning parents.
NYTB is committed to reaching underserved audiences by performing in small cities throughout the U.S. Its professional school provides ballet training based on the Cecchetti syllabus. Classes are offered at affordable prices. Scholarships are awarded to talented homeless and underserved children along with support for well-rounded learning.
ABOUT I TRULLI
Opened by restaurateur Nicola Marzovilla in 1994, i Trulli Enoteca e Ristorante is one of New York City’s landmarks of fine Italian dining. Its wine list features more than 450 labels (all Italian with an emphasis on Southern Italian wines). Its menu celebrates the cuisine of the Marzovilla family’s homeland, the region of Puglia (which forms the heel of Italy’s boot). Nearly all of the pastas are handmade daily by Dora Marzovilla and the wine list is hand-selected personally by owner Nicola Marzovilla.