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Untermyer Performing Arts Council’s World Fest 2017 Presents Romeo and Juliet Performed by Hudson Valley Shakespeare

The Untermyer Performing Arts Council will present the Connecticut Ballet’s return to Yonkers at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 8th, at Untermyer Park. “Something Old, Something New,” their program of duets and solos, will celebrate the Thirty-Fifth anniversary of their founding. This performance not only will feature company soloists, but also guest artists from several New York area companies.

Brett Raphael, Connecticut Ballet’s Artistic Director and Founder, will curate the program that evening. Raphael, chosen by George Balanchine at the age of ten to receive a Ford Foundation Scholarship to study at the School of American Ballet, will bring his insights as a award-winning principal dancer, choreographer and teacher to our UPAC audience.

This celebration of dance is sure to be another “don’t miss” Untermyer Performing Arts Council event under the stars!

The Untermyer Performing Arts Council is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to continuing the tradition of Minnie and Samuel Untermyer, bringing musical entertainment to our treasure of a park and the people of Yonkers.

Our events are admission free and open to the public. Our audience must bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets, as seating is not provided.

In case of rain, call the Untermyer Performing Arts Council’s Arts Line, 914-375-3435, after 2 p.m. the day of the performance for confirmation of the program’s location. This year our rain site will be the William Boyce Thompson School, 1065 North Broadway, Yonkers. This school formerly was called the Foxfire School.

This program, done in cooperation with Mayor Mike Spano and the Yonkers Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation, is made possible by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government and the City of Yonkers. The Empire City Casino, Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer; our many generous supporters provide additional support for our programs.

For further information, please call the Untermyer Performing Arts Council’s Arts Line at 914-375-3435. For updates, visit our website www.untermyer.org, our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/upac1976/, follow us on Twitter @UntermyerPAC, LinkedIn and Pinterest.