Highlights is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.
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The show taped and premiering at 8:30 p.m. on March 13, 2023, features The Charleston Ballet.
We interviewed Mary Ball, Soloist with The Charleston Ballet.
She discussed her journey with the Charleston Ballet, which began at age four.
Mary served as the Associate Producer on the documentary, ‘Andre Van Damme and the Story of the Charleston Ballet’.
This 3-time Emmy-Award winning documentary by film maker Deborah Novak and the Charleston Ballet tell the story of one of the 10 oldest ballet companies in the United States in the 2018 release of “Andre Van Damme and the Story of the Charleston Ballet”. This film follows the journey of Charleston Ballet founder Andre Van Damme, from his roots in the Brussels Royal Opera, his journey to America and the manifestation of his vision for a professional ballet company in 1956. Novak weaves a tale of dedication, passion and an enduring commitment to enriching the cultural life of our region. The film is approximately 1 hour long. Click here to order a DVD of the documentary.
We talked about the Charleston Ballet’s upcoming performance on March 24, 25, 2023 at the Little Theater of the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.
The performances begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening. The show is titled ‘Bold Moves’ and includes live music by the Beo String Quartet.
Call the Charleston Ballet office at 304-342-6541 to secure your tickets.
If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-541-4756.