Michaela DePrince, a 17-year-old student of the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre, is scheduled to perform on ABC-TV’s Dancing With the Starson April 24 at 9pm ET.
DePrince will dance a pas de deux with Adé Chiké Torbert, choreographed for the occasion by ABT ballet mistress Susan Jaffe as part of the program’s “Spotlight Performances.” The performance will be accompanied live onstage by singer Natasha Bedingfield.
DePrince, who is featured in the soon-to-be released documentary First Position, will also dance at the year-end performances of the ABT Studio Company and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University on May 4 and 5.
For more information about the ABT Studio Company and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School, visit http://www.abt.org/education. To see the trailer and information for First Position, visit www.balletdocumentary.com.
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