Joffrey Ballet Details Its 6-Day Schedule at Center


Casting for the Joffrey Ballet’s 6-day engagement starting April 18 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Costa Mesa was announced by the company Monday. Scheduled works include a new production of Eugene Loring’s “Billy the Kid” and the first performances in Orange County of the reconstructed “Le Sacre du Printemps,” choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky to the Stravinsky score.

The schedule:

--April 18, 8 p.m.: “Cloven Kingdom” (Taylor, Corelli)--Ensemble.

“Billy the Kid” (Loring/Copland)--Jerel Hilding, Beatriz Rodriguez, Douglas Martin, Peter Narbutas.


“Suite Saint-Saens (Arpino)--Ensemble.

--April 19, 8 p.m.: “Billy the Kid”--Glenn Edgerton, Jodie Gates, Tyler Walters, Narbutas.

“Sea Shadow” (Arpino/Ravel)--Valerie Madonia, Tom Mossbrucker.

“Remembrances” Pas de Deux--Tina LeBlanc, Edgerton.

“Viva Vivaldi!” (Arpino)--Ensemble.

--April 20, 8 p.m.: “Parade” (Massine/Satie)--Narbutas, Edgerton, Jennifer Habig, Carole Valleskey.

“L’Apres-midi d’un Faune”--Charlene Gehm, Walters.

“Le Sacre du Printemps” (Nijinsky/Stravinsky)--Rodriguez, Valleskey.

--April 21, 8 p.m.: “Cloven Kingdom”--Ensemble.

“Billy the Kid”--Edgerton, Gates, Walters, Narbutas.

“Suite Saint-Saens”--Ensemble.

--April 22, 2 p.m.: “Parade”--Edward Stierle, Deborah Dawn, Mossbrucker, Jill Davidson.

“L’Apres-midi d’un Faune”--Julie Janus, Narbutas.

“Le Scare du Printemps”--Valleskey, Rodriguez.

--April 22, 8 p.m.: “Cloven Kingdom”--Ensemble.

“Billy the Kid”--Hilding, Rodriguez, Martin, Narbutas.

“Suite Saint-Saens”--Ensemble.

--April 23, 2 p.m.: “Viva Vivaldi!”--Ensemble.

“Sea Shadow”--Elizabeth Parkinson, Martin.

“Remembrances” Pas de Deux--LeBlanc, Edgerton.

“Le Sacre du Printemps”--Rodriguez, Valleskey.

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