Ballet 5:8 brings thrilling, honest and relevant ballet to Minnesota and will present Baptized Imagination at the Ames Center in Burnsville on Friday, November 4 at 7:00pm. Ballet 5:8 is a female and minority-led premiere ballet company. Led by Mexican American Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager, the company creates innovative and dynamic performances drawing from life, faith, current events and diverse perspectives that tell relevant stories of the twenty-first century.
Baptized Imagination is a breathtaking mixed bill with several original ballets by Julianna Rubio Slager and Matthew Rushing, Associate Artistic Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, bringing world-class choreography and creative genius to Minnesota. The evening features two world premieres including “Look to the East,” a poetic and athletic exploration of the neo-classical form, inspired by the resurrection. Audiences will also enjoy a number of well-loved fan favorites.
Tickets range from $28-$48, available here. Special children, student, and senior tickets are available. For groups of 10 or more adults, patrons can use the code: B58GROUP to redeem $5 off each ticket. This is an evening you don’t want to miss!