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Anticipation Ff An American in Paris

Posted by:  Kimmel Center on November 04, 2016

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!

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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.

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The girls’ finished sketches will be on display at the Academy of Music during the show’s run.

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For more info about An American in Parisclick here!

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Be sure to check out other recent posts for an inside look at our FREE soundcheck program and the “One Book, One Philadelphia” announcement!

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