Capital Dance Project member Larissa Kogut, right, writes thank you notes to donors who have given over $8,000 to the new dance company. Sacramento Ballet laid off its dancers three weeks before the end of its season. The annual Beer and Ballet series scheduled this month has been canceled, but the dancers have formed their own company and will perform on May 30 at the Crest Theatre.
Capital Dance Project member Larissa Kogut, right, writes thank you notes to donors who have given over $8,000 to the new dance company. Sacramento Ballet laid off its dancers three weeks before the end of its season. The annual Beer and Ballet series scheduled this month has been canceled, but the dancers have formed their own company and will perform on May 30 at the Crest Theatre. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
Capital Dance Project member Larissa Kogut, right, writes thank you notes to donors who have given over $8,000 to the new dance company. Sacramento Ballet laid off its dancers three weeks before the end of its season. The annual Beer and Ballet series scheduled this month has been canceled, but the dancers have formed their own company and will perform on May 30 at the Crest Theatre. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
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Sacramento Ballet halts season, lays off dancers for final three weeks of season

May 19, 2015 11:39 AM

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