Art Soiree: "Backstage World"

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 8, 2010 - 8:00pm to Friday, July 9, 2010 - 2:00am
RSVP Required

L2 Lounge

3315 Cady's Alley, NW
20007 Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia (L2 is located in Cady's Alley. The entrance is on M street, between 33rd and 34th streets. Walk down the steps to Leopolds Cafe; the entrance to L2 is on the right).

Elegance and sophistication of DC’s most exclusive and upscale evening establishment – L2 – seamlessly blend with signature Art Soiree style to create a show that will take you to the beauty of ballet and the truth of rehearsal.

Join us as we bring you the images of the moments from the backstage world of ballet by Marianne Luther and the stunning ballet performance by Ballet Teatro Internacional.

Since Marianne Luther first picked up her camera the backstage world was a big part of her photography. Being a talented portraitist with total immersion into photography she constantly seeks realty in the image, the edge of emotion. Born in a family of classical musicians of three generations, daughter of renowned conductor Robert Luther, from early age she had a priceless knowledge of ballet, opera and orchestra beautiful and specific world. This musical and artistic heritage added a lot to Marianne Luther's vision in photography. She is fortunate to work with many fascinating people around the world.

This series of photos was made in Thailand during the rehearsal of "Raymonda", choreography by Elena Tchernychova.

The evening will feature live performance by Ballet Teatro Internacional, one of DC's newest, most innovative dance company and dance school.

Ballet Teatro Internacional (BTI) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC that fosters two initiatives a professional Dance Company and a Dance Institute. Through dance and music, the company strives to express human emotion, abstract concepts, and social commentary that reflect the intricacies of current and past global cultures. It presents choreography and music by both established and emerging choreographers, and attracts dancers from all over the world.

Come and join us as we introduce you to this wonderful dance institute and help it in fundraising efforts to benefit transformational dance training programs in the United States.

Dress code: Fashionable cocktail attire
Valet parking available from 9pm

Please make sure to RSVP via email as we are limited to 250 attendees. Please note that facebook RSVP is not sufficient.

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