Winston-Salem Festival Ballet Presents Dracula
9:07am Oct 02, 2013
“I have waited for centuries in secrecy and shadows for the return of my beloved. She is here, in this place and I must know her, protect her, love her”. The Winston-Salem Festival Ballet brings the classic story of Dracula to life the, but with a modern twist. The new ballet by Founder and Artistic Director Gary Taylor with original music by UNCSA Film Music Composition head Chris Heckman, is told from the viewpoint of the Count himself.
Dracula runs Friday, October 4th through Sunday the 6th with evening performances at 8:00 pm and Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm, in Hanesbrands Theatre. Composer Chris Heckman has collaborated with Danny Elfman and his recent credits include the acclaimed video game Red Dead Redemption and the award-winning short film, The Perfect Gentleman. Gary Taylor’s ballet “Temptation” received national recognition winning the prestigious Regional Dance America National Choreographic Commission Award.