Join River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, Appalachian Children’s Chorus, West Virginia Youth Symphony, and The Clay Center for an imaginary journey through live music, song, and dance.
Tickets are available through the Clay Center box office.
A collaboration of local youth arts organizations, the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble (RCYBE), the West Virginia Youth Symphony (WVYS), the Appalachian Children’s Chorus (ACC), and the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, combine to form YOUNG @ ART, and present A Winter World of Imagination. A new mid-winter performance showcasing young talent in the arts from in the region. This unique presentation is a beautiful live ballet performance of children, from age 7 to 20 years old, performing in three disciplines –ballet dancing, instrumental orchestral music and vocal performance. A whimsical winter fairy tale theme weaves the performance together and garners excitement, and perhaps inspiration, among school children, young families and the public.
Over 150 RCYBE, WVYS and ACC young artists will perform with each other on stage and in the orchestra pit, delighting young people and adult audience members, alike!
One daytime performances are available for schools, homeschool groups and daycares on Friday, February 26, at 9:30am, tickets are $4 each. To make reservations for this show please call The Clay Center group sales representative, Dylan Turner. An evening performance is open to the general public. To purchase tickets, please call the Clay Center box office at 304-561-3570 or visit tickets.theclaycenter.org.
February 26, 9:30 am and 7:00 pm
Maier Theater of the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences
Join us for our second annual fundraiser, The Piano Barre Gala on Saturday, March 12, 2016, 6:00 pm at The Charleston Women’s Club, located at 1600 Virginia Street.
The evening will feature live music by Charleston native, Bob Thompson, a Jamaican themed catered dinner, a silent auction, and a cash bar. Tickets for the evening are $75 each and must be purchased in advance. To purchase tickets, by cash, check, or charge card, please call 304-925-3262.
The River City Youth Ballet Ensemble is The Official Youth Ballet of WV and takes pride in providing WV dancers for WV audiences. RCYBE is a 501c registered non-profit organization and a portion of your ticket purchase may be tax deductible. All proceeds raised will go to support River City Youth Ballet Ensemble with miscellaneous performance costs, bringing in guest master teachers from around the world, and providing scholarships to dancers.
Summer intensive information is now available on our calendar! We will have intensives with guest teachers, Nina Danilova, Lorraine Graves, and Peter Frame in June and August. Also there will be an intro to ballet camp in June and special two week classes for ballet and hip hop in July. Click here for the June calendar and more information. We will have paper registration forms available in the office and the pdf available for download here soon.
River City Youth Ballet Ensemble asks you to join us for an evening of music and dinner. Live piano music will be provided by Charleston native, Bob Thompson and dinner will be catered by Bridge Road Bistro.
Tickets are $65 each must be purchased in advance. They can be purchased at the studio office or by calling 304-925-3262.
Parents or past guests of our Gala’s, this years event will be a little different as we won’t be doing a big silent auction. We will focus on dinner & dancing, with one performance by the Ensemble members. There will be an event scheduled for the younger children for later in the year, details coming soon.
River City Youth Ballet Ensemble is The Official Youth Ballet of WV and takes pride in providing WV dancers for WV audiences. RCYBE is a 501c registered non-profit organization. All proceeds raised will go to support River City Youth Ballet Ensemble with miscellaneous performance costs, bringing in guest master teachers from around the world, and providing scholarships to dancers.
This is generally our school performance show, however with schools being closed this performance is now open to the general public at regular evening ticket prices.
Join The River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, RCYBE, the Official Youth Ballet of WV, where WV dancers perform for WV audiences as we present Pinocchio.
During this original production you will be taken n a journey with the beloved wooden boy who has to learn to make wise choices. Follow Pinocchio as he goes on an adventure, learning how to avoid bad company and journey under the ocean.
River City Youth Ballet Ensemble, RCYBE will present Pinocchio, Friday, February, 20, 2015, at Charleston Civic Center Little Theater.