November, 2011The Ballet Conservatory of SouthTexas (BCSTX) will present its annual holiday performance, Twas! The Night Before Christmas on Thursday, December 1 at 7 PM at the Scottish Rite Theater. Admission is either one toy donation per person OR $10 for ages 13 and up and $5 for ages 12 and under. Tickets may be purchased through BCSTX by visiting their studio at 5200 Broadway or by calling 210.820.3400.
An original ballet by BCSTX Director, Kym Lanier Twas! The Night Before Christmas is based on the classic poem written by Clement Clarke Moore in 1822. The fun-filled, whimsical holiday ballet features dancing candy canes, gingerbread cookies, a mischievous elf, a boisterous Jack in the Box, a beautiful Christmas Fairy and of course a visit by Santa Clause and his reindeer!
“The Twas! The Night Before Christmas ballet is sure to become a holiday tradition among families,” says Kym Lanier. “It’s a true heart warming holiday story – set to a ballet. Plus, by donating toys to the Elf Louise Christmas Project in lieu of money for admission, you are helping our community.”
All toy donations accumulated from the performance’s admission will benefit San Antonio’s Elf Louise Project, a non-profit organization that distributes Christmas presents to under privileged children in the San Antonio area. Tolearn more about Elf Louise, please visit elflouise.com.
The Twas! The Night Before Christmas performance is underwritten by Women’s Health Care, Antonio Cavazos III, M.D. OB-GYN.
The Ballet Conservatory of South Texas (BCSTX)
The mission of The Ballet Conservatory of South Texas (BCSTX) is to fulfill thedevelopmental needs of serious young dancers, regardless of economic background, in a safe, nurturing and pre-professional dance company environment. BCSTX does so by raising money for scholarships, providing high quality studio education in dance and careers in dance performance and education. BCSTX isalso dedicated to educating and inspiring underserved children in San Antonio through providing free tickets to the company’s performances and free lecture demonstrations in schools, social service centers and other community locations. For more information about The Ballet Conservatory of South Texas, please visit balletsouthtexas.org.