Dance Film Series 2023-24 - Detroit Opera

Dance lovers from all over Detroit come together for dance films, snacks, drinks and discussion on Tuesday evenings at 7PM. All dance films take place at the Detroit Opera House in the Ford Center for Arts and Learning. A $10 donation is payable at the door to offset the cost of refreshments and beverages. For more information, call 313.237.3251.

You may gain access to the Ford Center for Learning by entering the building via the secure small awning door on the Broadway Street side of the building. Please push the buzzer and inform security that you are there for the Dance Films and they will unlock the door. Take the elevator to the 6th floor. Please have your $10 donation ready.

Enjoy dance films, refreshments and discussion!

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Dance Film Series 2023-2024 Season Schedule

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 7:00pm

Paris Opera Ballet & Dance Theatre of Harlem

Choreography: Harald Lander
Music: Carl Czerny: orchestrated by Knudage Riisager

Paris Opera Ballet

Creole Giselle: Act I
Original choreography by Jean Coralli & Jules  Perrot
Restaged for Dance Theatre of Harlem by Fred Franklin
Music: Adolphe Adam

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 7:00pm

The Royal Ballet

Like Water For Chocolate
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Music: Joby Talbot

The Snow Queen: A Glittering Winter Tale

Tuesday, January 9, 2024 7:00pm

The Scottish Ballet

The Snow Queen: A Glittering Winter Tale
Choreography: Christopher Hampson
Music: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov


Tuesday, February 20, 2024 7:00pm

Dancers of Ballet Preljocaj & Ballet de l'Opera National de Bordeaux

Choreography: Angelin Preljocaj
Music: Thomas Bangalter

**please note, this program contains nudity


Tuesday, March 12, 2024 7:00pm

Ural Opera Ballet

Paquita : a new version halfway between classical and modern
Choreography: Sergei Vikharev after Marius Petipta
Music: Ludwig Minkus, recomposed by Yuri Krasavin

Filmed Live From London

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 7:00pm

Filmed Live From London

Songs and Dances from the Musicals: An American in Paris, Anything Goes, 42nd Street


Tuesday, May 7, 2024 7:00pm

The Royal Ballet

Choreography: Frederick Ashton
Music: Léo Delibes