Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet To Take Stage At Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater Friday

Brittany Bush and Spencer Keith are pictured rehearsing at the Chautauqua Institution Amphitheater. Photo by DSJ Photography

CHAUTAUQUA — The Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet will showcase its Spring Gala performance at Chautauqua Institution at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Carnival of the Animals, excerpts from the ballet La Bayadere, Red Violin and a new Graham-technique based modern piece will be staged in the institution’s amphitheater. Guest artist Brittany Bush and Spencer Keith from the Jose Mateo Ballet Theater will join the pre-professional students in Act 2 performing the Golden Idol variation and a Pas-de-Deux.

Tickets are available at www.crybnet and clicking on Spring Gala, at or by calling 357-6250. Tickets are $10 for students and $18 for adults. VIP tickets are $55 per person or $100 for two, which includes a pre-show reception and tickets. VIP tickets can be purchased directly through the Chautauqua Regional Youth Ballet by calling 664-9766.