Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Night Of Ballet Earns High Praise



San Francisco Ballet dancers Yuan Yuan Tan, left, and Damian Smith perform in “After the Rain,” one of the dances the California company included in a special performance Sunday, July 8, at the Sun Valley Pavilion. The event—which sold out the pavilion and attracted hundreds of additional spectators to the outside lawn—brought an eight-minute standing ovation at the conclusion. The ballet organization reported Monday that it was flooded with congratulatory e-mails from members of the audience. “This uplifted the spirits of the entire area,” one said. Christopher Dennis, production manager for the company, praised the facility at Sun Valley Resort. “I think this is one of the most technically sophisticated and beautifully designed venues we have ever performed in,” he said. Organizers said all proceeds from contributions and ticket sales that exceed expenses will be donated to charities in the Sun Valley area, including Sun Valley Adaptive Sports and the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. Courtesy photo by Erik Tomasson




About Comments

Comments with content that seeks to incite or inflame may be removed.

Comments that are in ALL CAPS may be removed.

Comments that are off-topic or that include profanity or personal attacks, libelous or other inappropriate material may be removed from the site. Entries that are unsigned or contain signatures by someone other than the actual author may be removed. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or any other policies governing this site. Use of this system denotes full acceptance of these conditions. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.

The comments below are from the readers of mtexpress.com and in no way represent the views of Express Publishing, Inc.

You may flag individual comments. You may also report an inappropriate or offensive comment by clicking here.

Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.

Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.

Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:

  • Spam
  • Ones violating this site's commenting policy
  • Clearly unrelated
  • Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
  • Disagreeing with the content
  • Being in a dispute with the commenter

Popular Comment Threads



 Local Weather 
Search archives:


Copyright © 2020 Express Publishing Inc.   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
All Rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc. is prohibited. 

The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area community. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and others in this week's issue.