World premieres and classics!

All performances are free of charge except where indicated.

Thursday, July 14 - 8:00pm (rain or shine)
Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts
40 Jesup Road, Westport
Pre-show Friends of Connecticut Ballet Picnic with the Dancers.
$15/person. Tickets: Call 203-964-1211

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Saturday, July 16 - 7:30pm
Untermyer Park
945 No. Broadway, Yonkers, New York
43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury
Sponsored by Newtown Savings Bank Fine Arts & Family Series
$10/person (children 12 & under: $5.00)
Free onstage pre-show ballroom class - 6:00-7:00pm - All welcome.
No food or beverages of any kind are allowed to be brought into the park. Coolers are also not allowed.
Great food, soft drinks, water, beer and wine are available for purchase. All bags will be checked at the front gate.

Saturday, July 23 - 6:30pm (raindate = Sunday, July 24)
Elizabeth Park
Annual Marge Wilder Memorial Tribute Performance
1561 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford
Opening act to be announced.
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Saturday, July 30 - 7:00pm (rain or shine)
Middlesex Community College - Chapman Hall
100 Training Hill Road, Middletown
Opening act to be announced.
Sponsored by Middletown Commission on the Arts
Summer Dance Caravan Press Release

For Immediate Release, June 25, 2016, Hartford, CT


The state's professional ballet company kicks off its annual Summer Dance Caravan in July. The tour takes the company to major venues for four in-state performances in West Hartford, Westport, Middletown, Danbury and one performance in Yonkers, New York.

Entitled ‘Fabulous Solos, Duets & Trios -- World Premieres & Classics,’ the program will include two world premieres by choreographers Eve Chan and Rodney Rivera and favorite duets from the company extensive repertoire of 60 ballets. Artistic Director Brett Raphael will narrate each performance. Attendees should bring a picnic blanket and folding chairs. In most cases, food and drink are available for purchase on site. All events are free with the exception of Ives Concert Park ($10 for adults, $5.00 for children 12 & under).

Community sponsors include Michael Wilder, Carol Autorino Center for the Arts & Humanities/University of Saint Joseph, Middletown Commission on the Arts, Price Chopper, Union Savings Bank, and Panera Bread.

For Summer Dance Caravan information, call Connecticut Ballet at 860-293-1039 or visit
Rain cancellations will be posted online on or before 12noon on the performance date in question.