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Hong Kong Ballet
ALICE (in wonderland)
by Septime Webre, artistic director

7:30 pm Friday, April 24, 2020

Get ready for a wild, wild ride down the rabbit hole! Bursting with energy and imagination, Septime Webre’s extravagant ALICE (in wonderland) explodes with jaw-dropping excitement and fantasy. Marvel at the sleek and chic costumes, bold sets, and thrilling original score.

This giddy, over-the-top reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s timeless tale promises exhilarating fun for all ages. Fasten your seatbelts, and join Hong Kong Ballet on a spectacular adventure overflowing with unexpected humor and unbridled passion.

Hong Kong Ballet, founded in 1979, is one of the premier ballet companies in Asia. The company—with almost fifty dancers from Asia, Australia, Europe, and the United States—features a repertoire combining classical masterpieces, admired contemporary works, and newly commissioned ballets. Webre, former artistic director of The Washington Ballet, joined Hong Kong Ballet as artistic director in 2017.

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support provided by
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Artistic Viewpoints

6:30 pm Friday, April 24, 2020

Eisenhower Auditorium

Artistic Viewpoints, an informal moderated discussion featuring a visiting artist or local expert, is offered in Eisenhower Auditorium one hour before the performance and is free for ticket holders. Artistic Viewpoints regularly fills to capacity, so seating is available on a first-arrival basis.

Audio Description

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Audio description, which is especially helpful to patrons with sight loss, is available for this performance at no extra charge to ticket holders. Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance of the performance. Phone 814-238-0132 to reserve this service.