In anticipation of An American in Paris November 22-27, these visual art students from Philadelphia High School for Girls were invited to live-sketch a Pennsylvania Ballet II dance class!
The Tony Award-winning production, An American in Paris, is a tapestry of art and dance alive on stage which was mirrored by this unique opportunity for these students.
The production follows the story of a young soldier, who is also an artist, brought to Paris by WWII. A love story unfolds through his art, rich ballet choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, and the songs of George and Ira Gershwin.
The girls’ finished sketches will be on display at the Academy of Music during the show’s run.
For more info about An American in Paris, click here!
Be sure to check out other recent posts for an inside look at our FREE soundcheck program and the “One Book, One Philadelphia” announcement!