THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF

NEW YORK CITY'S BALLETS WITH A TWIST

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Performing with live music

b-twist orchestra, choir and marching bands

Soundbites

"Gaboury's lively compositions and often witty lyrics underscore that he's not your typical ballet composer."

— El Paso Inc. (Read the article)

 

Presenter Remarks

"... forward-thinking composer [Stephen Gaboury] continues to bring music and movement together."

— In Tune Monthly (Read the article)

 

Composer Bio

Cocktail Hour: The Show features original music by Grammy-nominated composer Stephen Gaboury. Also a producer and performer, Gaboury toured internationally with pop/rock icon Cyndi Lauper for more than a decade, and collaborated on selections in her hit Broadway musical, Kinky Boots. His compositions have been heard in film, on television, and in concert, and he has performed with many A-listers, including Patti Labelle, Suzanne Vega, and Ute Lemper. The B-Twist Orchestra, Ballets with a Twist’s ensemble of celebrated New York musicians, appears with the company under Gaboury’s leadership.

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IMPERIAL THEATRE

AUGUSTA, GA

High Notes

Ballets with a Twist kicked off the 100th anniversary of Georgia's Imperial Theatre with an engagement featuring the Academy of Richmond County Purple Pride Marching Band and a master class at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts.

 

Soundbite

"... the collaboration of the ballet's stunning dancers with the power of the young Purple Pride musicians sent an energy into the house that electrified the evening."

— Columbia County Ballet Director Ron Jones

to The Augusta Chronicle

 

ST. GEORGE THEATRE

STATEN ISLAND, NY 

High Notes

A debut engagement at Staten Island’s historic St. George Theatre brought the B-Twist Orchestra and Newark Symphony Hall's Gospelfest award-winning youth choir,

the Special Ensemble, together for the first time.

 

Soundbite

"The historic St. George Theatre, on Staten Island, is the perfect setting for the surprising style of Ballets with a Twist. The company is known for engaging community talent and collaboratively storming the house. What an entrance!"

— NYC-ARTS, PBS

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