Tuesday, June 17, 2008

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] Summerfest Performance of Georgia Youth Ballet at Wadsworth Auditorium on Friday

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Composed By:  Forrest W. Schultz  770-583-3258     schultz_forrest@yahoo.com
June 17, 2008
Georgia Youth Ballet Summerfest Performance
At Wadsworth Auditorium in Newnan on June 20
     The noted classical musician Charles Wadsworth for the past fourteen years has been paying tribute to his Newnan roots with his annual Wadsworth & Friends Concerts in the municipal auditorium in Newnan which was named The Wadsworth Auditorium in his honor several years ago.  There have been in recent years other noteworthy musical events at this prestigious venue.  The next one will be the Summerfest Performance of the Georgia Youth Ballet, which has placed this brief announcement on their website, www.gyb.us :
Summerfest Performance
Friday, June 20 at 7:30pm
The Charles Wadsworth Auditorium
25 Jefferson Street
Newnan, Georgia
Tickets are sold at the door only:
$10 - Adults
$8 - Children 12 and under/Senior Citizens
    The website also contains this info about the Georgia Youth Ballet:    
      Georgia Youth Ballet was created in 1996 by Magdalena Maury, who has been teaching ballet for more than 35 years. She is the daughter of world renowned Cuban ballerina Magda Aunon. In 2007, Ms. Maury sold the Studio and Georgia Youth Ballet to Randi Lancaster, a Maury protégé, former GYB student and professional dancer. Ms. Randi strives to give her students the best possible dance education and exposes them to master teachers from all over the world. Past Master teachers at The Studio have included: Finis Jhung, Elie Lazar, Laura Alonso, Vladimir Issaev, Jessica Mylene, Magda Aunon, Magaly Suarez, Webster Smith, Thom Clower, Maria Chapman and many others. GYB is organized into junior and senior companies. Auditions for each company are held yearly and are open to intermediate and advanced dancers ages 10 and up.

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