New England Ballet Theatre


Ballet Speaks:

Against Domestic Violence

March 13, 2021 at 7:00pm

at the Hartford Dance Collective

Viewing-In-Person and Virtual Viewer ticket options available

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to our performance

 Ballet Speaks: Against Domestic Violence. 

Ballet Speaks is a ballet performance honoring domestic violence victims and survivors through the art of dance.

At NEBT we believe that it is important to tell the stories

that are kept quiet, the stories that have been forgotten or overlooked.

The performance will feature two contemporary ballet pieces danced by

NEBT Company Artists as well as a piece provided by Judy Dworin Performance Project.

In honor of International Women's Month, the NEBT Co-Director Emily Orzada

and Guest Choreographer Keerati Jinakunwiphat, who was named '25 to Watch'

for 2021 by Dance Magazine.

The evening will begin with our special guest speakers including, President & CEO of Interval House, Mary-Jane Foster, Senator Richard Blumenthal, former First Lady Cathy Malloy and Attorney General of Connecticut William Tong.

New England Ballet Theatre

Co-Founders & Artistic Directors

New England Ballet Theatre

Company Artists

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The School of NEBT is a stepping stone for ballet students who wish to get closer to their goal of becoming a professional dancer. This is an extra training opportunity for serious dance students who are already enrolled in a dance school, to train and perform with professional ballet dancers.

More information about The School of NEBT.

Victoria Manning

Director of The School of

New England Ballet Theatre

25% of ticket sales from the event will be donated to Interval House,

a local nonprofit organization working to end domestic violence.

For more information on Interval House, please visit their website,

Ballet Speaks:

Against Domestic Violence

Performance Order

Introduction from New England Ballet Theatre


Guest Speaker President & CEO of Interval House, Mary-Jane Foster

Guest Speaker Attorney General of Connecticut William Tong

Video Submission from Senator Richard Blumenthal

Uplifted (2021)

Choreographed by Keerati Jinakunwiphat


Isabel Cary, Fiona Connolly, Stephanie Kellogg, Rachael Gnatowski,

Emily Orzada and Brian Syms Jr.


'The Locomotion' by Little Eva, 'Lady Sings The Blues' by Billie Holiday

and '(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher' by Otis Redding

Guest Speaker former First Lady Cathy Malloy

Finding the Strength Within

an Interview with Renei Stone

by Judy Dworin Performance Project


Choreographed by Emily Orzada

In Loving Memory of Sharon Thompson Lord


Isabel Cary, Fiona Connolly, Stephanie Kellogg, Rachael Gnatowski,

Emily Orzada and Brian Syms Jr.


String Quartet No. 6 Movement 2 by Philip Glass, Brooklyn Rider

Scream of the Butterfly by Acid Bath

Choreographers Talk Back / Q&A


Hear from the choreographers about their work

Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions

Thank you all for your support of New England Ballet Theatre's performance Ballet Speaks: Against Domestic Violence.

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New England Ballet Theatre

Tel: (860) 385-3439

P.O. Box 271693

West Hartford, CT 06127

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