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Ice Theatre of New York

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Ice Theatre of New York

Ice Theatre of New York

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Ice Theatre of New York:

Ice Theatre of New York is not an ordinary ice skating show. The company combines dance, music, art and figure skating.

History:

Ice Theatre of New York was founded in 1984.

Founder:

The founder of Ice Theatre of New York is Moira North. Her dream was to take figure skating into the world of dance.

Non-Profit Organization:

Ice Theatre of New York is a non-profit ice dancing ensemble.

Outreach Programs:

Free lunchtime concerts are given at Rockefeller Plaza. Skating clinics are also given to public school children from Harlem and Washington Heights.

Famous Performers:

Through the years, guest artists have performed with Ice Theatre of New York. Some who have performed include Olympic Champions John Curry, Oksana Baiul, Sarah Hughes and Tatiana Navka and Roman Kostomarov. Olympic medalists Toller Cranston, Paul Wylie, and Yuka Sato have participated.

Locations of Performances:

Ice Theatre of New York performs on traditional ice surfaces, but also performs on synthetic and plastic portable ice.

"Top Ten Theatre Tickets in New York City":

Ice Theatre of New York has been rated by the New York Times as the "Top Ten Theatre Tickets in New York City."

Types of Performances:

Performances in Ice Theatre of New York include an ensemble of skaters, trios, and duets. Soloists also perform. The music used ranges from classical to modern.

Choreography:

Famous modern dance and figure skating choreographers have created over sixty-five pieces that have been performed by Ice Theatre of New York. Olympian, dancer, and choreographer, David Liu, and choreographer Doug Webster work with the company. U.S. Ice Dancing Champion and television commentator, Judy Blumberg, is actively involved in the company.
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