Salt Creek Ballet brings to life Camille Saint Saens' grand zoological fantasy, offering a witty musical salute to the animal kingdom. "Carnival of the Animals" entertains through a series of vignettes danced by feathers, fur and fins of all shapes and sizes. Performance includes the World Premiere of “My Best Friend” by internationally recognized choreographer Viktor Plotnikov, who has recent commissions by Boston Ballet and Festival Ballet Providence; World Premiere of “Prelude” by SCB Artistic Director, Sergey Kozadayev; and the 19th century classic “Paquita.” Perfect for young and old alike, come see the company deemed “impressive” and “thoroughly entertaining” by Chicago Tribune dance critic Laura Molzahn. Salt Creek Ballet brings “Carnival of the Animals” to the McAninch Arts Center Saturday, May 17th at 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 18th at 1:00 p.m.
Tickets for “Carnival of the Animals” at the McAninch Arts Center are $29 for adults and $15 for youth (under 18). In anticipation of Salt Creek Ballet’s upcoming 30th Anniversary in 2015, a special discount of 30% off adult tickets, (bringing the price down to $20), will be available for a limited time. In addition, a special meet and greet with costumed characters will follow the Saturday performance for and extra ticketed amount of $5 per child. For more information, call (630) 942-4000 or visit the MAC ticket website. Special opportunity tickets available by phone only.