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Battle of the Ballets

Jan 20, 2012 09:50PM ● By Anonymous

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (January 20, 2012) – Ballet Theatre of Maryland (BTM), the state’s premier professional ballet company, has thrown its support behind the Baltimore Ravens for the AFC Championship in an unusual way. BTM has publically challenged Boston Ballet for bragging rights, should the Ravens beat the Patriots this weekend.

The ballet team associated with the losing team (the Patriots) will post a video on their social media outlets of the entire company announcing in unison “We love the (insert winning team – i.e. Ravens). Additionally, the losing company’s Artistic Director will sport the winning team’s jersey.

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About Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s mission is to provide Maryland with a fully professional ballet company and training academy that meets the aesthetic and recreational needs of Maryland through expressive movement by:

  • Performing known and original classical and contemporary works of artistic integrity;
  • Creating new eclectic works that express both American and Maryland culture;
  • Educating the community by providing a complete training program as well as other services that make the ballet more accessible to the underserved;
  • Preserving the tradition of the classical form, while promoting the continual evolution of dance as an art.


Contact:
Adrienne Westlake
410.224.5644
Adrienne.westlake@balletmaryland.org