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Festival Ballet Providence Concludes Season Swimmingly with Exceptional, Enchanting LITTLE MERMAID

“The world of The Little Mermaid comes alive through each individual populating the stage, from soloists to secondary characters.” -Broadway World

With ‘Little Mermaid,’ Festival Ballet Providence plans undersea adventure

“The first time he saw this show, Djuric said it took a moment to realize he was watching dancers moving among projections.” -Providence Journal

Festival Ballet Providence To Present Diverse Program At UNH Celebrity Series

“Djuric strikes an exquisite balance between the lofty ideas of ballet and the earthly accessibility of folk dance. The result is stunning, beautiful.” -D. Quincey Whitney

Another Stunning UP CLOSE ON HOPE from Festival Ballet Providence

“Good ballet dancers always have to both dance beautifully and act well, but [Jennifer] Ricci in particular manages to use her face in such a way that she communicates volumes.”

Broadway World

Daring ‘Thrust’ powers trio of dances at Festival Ballet

“It’s powerful, and unrelenting, with a randomness in search of an order it can never quite find.” -Providence Journal

Festival Ballet Providence Stages Ethereal, Effervescent THE LITTLE PRINCE

“Boyko Dossev’s gorgeous choreography for The Little Prince shows off the finest, most sophisticated skills of FBP’s dancers, and the company dazzles with a compelling and complex performance.” -Broadway World

Festival Ballet Providence presents Director’s Choice

“It’s a program that only artistic director Mihailo Djuric could assemble, showcasing the skill and range of this masterful company, now in its 40th year.” -The VETS

ROMEO AND JULIET: A GIFT TO THE CITY

“We all need to inspire each other and work together. We all share the same audience.”

Mihailo Djuric

On Pointe on Hope Street

“For its 40th season, Festival Ballet Providence is showing the state that world-class ballet is happening right under its nose.” -Providence Monthly

THE NUTCRACKER at Festival Ballet Providence

“One of the most impressive feats of this Nutcracker is that with the sheer number of people onstage, including dozens of children, the ballet was still performed seamlessly.” -Broadway World

Providence Ballet soars in 20th anniversary ‘Nutcracker’

“It’s too bad there isn’t a bigger audience for ballet in this town, because Providence has a first-class company in Festival Ballet.” -Providence Journal

Festival Ballet Providence celebrates 40th year of ‘The Nutcracker’

“With beautiful sets, elegant choreography, and world class dancers, Festival Ballet Providence’s production is a magical performance perfect for audiences of all ages.” -The Rhode Show

BWW REVIEW: UP CLOSE ON HOPE Has Something For Everyone

“It’s so much fun to see what they come up with, and how despite each piece being dramatically different, there is often a common thread linking them all together.”

-Broadway World

Magical ‘Widow’s Broom’ returns to Festival Ballet Providence

“Van Allsburg’s story is about a witch’s magical broom that seems to have run out of gas and is abandoned in a widow’s garden. But there is plenty of life in the broom.” -Providence Journal

Festival Ballet Providence’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a partnership

“The dancers have the leading roles; the actors are supporting cast.” -Providence Journal

Exciting performances at Waterfire

Saturday’s WaterFire feautures ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Festival Ballet Providence’s upcoming season to include new ‘Romeo & Juliet’

“Production will weave scenes from Shakespeare’s play with original choreography.” -Providence Journal

Romeo and Juliet, The Little Prince and more set for the festival Ballet Providence in 2016-17

“I’m thrilled to bring together Tony and Ilya, and cannot wait to see how they will draw on their combined talents and experiences to create a fresh and new retelling of this famous story.” -Mihailo Djuric

Out of the Pit, Cambridge symphony Orchestra Performs ‘The Firebird’ Alongside Dancers

BWW Review: Stately and Spellbinding Swan Lake Closes Festival Ballet’s Season

“Even individuals who claim only a passing acquaintance with the world of ballet can readily identify portions of its more recognizable step sequences or notes from Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.”

-Broadway World

Festival Ballet Providence performs ‘Swan Lake’

Festival Ballet Providence caps ‘Up Close’ series with two world premieres

“It’s the kind of drama that audiences crave, and I promise it will have you on the edge of your seat.” -Mihailo Djuric

Veteran dancer performs his final ‘Nutcracker’ for Festival Ballet Providence

“After 25 years, Mindaugas Bauzys, the company’s star, will hang up his ballet shoes at the end of the season.” -Providence Journal

RI’s Festival Ballet Takes on Historic ‘Ballets Russes’ With Season Opener

“That is what is exciting about live performance because, you know, curtain comes up and everything is created in front of your eyes so you don’t know how it’s going to go, can be terrific, can be okay. We always hope for terrific but, you know, we are just humans.” -Mihailo Djuric

Festival Ballet Providence presents ‘JuxtaPOSE’

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