"Welcome to our carnival
Where birds and beasts and such
Behave a lot like people do,
At times a bit too much"
- Children's Poet Laureate Jack Prelutsky
On June 17 and 18, 2017, The Ridgefield School of Dance held its spring performances of Carnival of the Animals, Les Sylphides, Untitled, an original contemporary ballet choreographed by artistic director, Jessica Boelts, and Together Forever, a performance by the Jazz department, at The Ridgefield High School.
Carnival of the Animals was set to Camille Saint-Saëns humorous musical suite and based on the poem by Children’s Poet Laureate Jack Prelutsky. The performance featured original choreography by The Ridgefield School of Dance artistic director, Jessica Boelts and presented by the Company, and all members of the school.
Les Sylphides, a short, non-narrative ballet set to music by Chopin was performed by The Ridgefield School of Dance Company and Apprentice Company.