Community Outreach Performance: The Snow Queen
Sunnyvale Police Activities League (PAL)
𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐃𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 14, 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟗
𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐎𝐮𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐁𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐫 𝐁𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐭’𝐬 The Snow Queen Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts 𝐓𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐰𝐞 𝐡𝐚𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐕𝐢𝐞𝐰 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐫𝐭𝐬. The full house was comprised of local schools, non-profit and local businesses and participants of community service organizations, which are dedicated to creating accessibility to such programs that make our community a vibrant place to live, including Mountain View Police Activities League (MVPAL), Casa Circulo Cultural, Vargas Elementary Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area, City of Sunnyvale Public Safety Services-Police and Fire, and Child Advocates - CASA of Silicon Valley.
We were honored to have the 𝐌𝐚𝐲𝐨𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐌𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐕𝐢𝐞𝐰, 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐤, (pictured with Bayer Ballet’s Artistic Director, Inna Bayer) present for this community event. Mayor Matichak shared her vision for the significant role that the arts plays in our community. Thank you, Mayor for sharing your perspective. We are grateful for the support of our local community and look forward to creating access to the arts, while elevating the prominence of the Silicon Valley as a hub for artistic excellence, complementing its technical excellence and innovation focus. Award Winning Cast of Snow Queen The Snow Queen cast features an award winning cast of accomplished dancers, including Finalist Winner of YoungArts (Taratorin) and two dancers selected to compete in the world-renowned Prix de Lausanne 2020 in Montreaux, Switzerland (Panchenko & Taratorin): * 377 applicants from 44 countries * 84 dancers from 26 countries selected (33 boys, 51 girls) * 10 dancers are from the United States (3 boys, 7 girls) * **Of the 7 girls selected, 2 are students of Bayer Ballet**
Snow Queen is presented by Bayer Ballet’s non profit company, which is dedicated to creating accessibility to the world-renowned Vaganova method of classical ballet. Bayer Ballet has received international recognition for artistic excellence by such organization as Youth America Grand Prix: Outstanding School (2018 & 2019).