"Le Petit Prince” by BalletX
Saturday, July 20
$50 Members and Non-members
Alliance Française and BalletX have partnered
for this very special production of Antoine de Saint Exupery's eponym novel.
6:30 pm: Pre-show reception at the Alliance Française : Around a glass of wine, go through the book's story line and illustrations.
8:00 pm: Show at THE WILMA THEATER
265 S Broad Street (Broad & Spruce Streets)
Philadelphia, PA 19107
BalletX, led by Artistic & Executive Director Christine Cox, presents Summer Series 2019, featuring the World Premiere of The Little Prince – a full-length ballet by choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, 2019 recipient of the prestigious Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award.
Inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s timeless novella of adventure and enlightenment, Lopez Ochoa’s The Little Prince is a ballet for the whole family, sure to delight the imagination of children and adults alike.
Composer Peter Salem, best known for his soundtrack work on the BBC TV series Call the Midwife, will perform original music live onstage as a one-man band, alongside the dancers.