Hours: From 7pm
Price: From $25
Address: 131 W. 55th St. - 212-581-1212
Description: Principal dancer with la Scala Ballet Company at the age of 20, Etoile for Teatro alla Scala of Milano since 2004, and the first Italian to be made principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre in 2007, Roberto Bolle is among the most acclaimed and sought-after Italian stars in the world. After countless tours and performances with American Ballet Theatre, the danseur is back in New York City, representing Italy, to present his own show ROBERTO BOLLE AND FRIENDS GALA. This unforgettable evening, which will take place on September 17th at New York City Center, will see some of the most exquisite dancers from the most famous ballet companies sharing the spotlight with Roberto Bolle to perform a selection of solos and pas de deux from treasured classic and modern ballets of the 1900s.
Venue Description: Built in 1943, NY City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, as well as Manhattan Theatre Club and New York City Opera; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs, including the Tony-honored Encores! musical theater series, Encores! Off-Center, the annual Fall for Dance Festival, and more.