Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with Curiosity, a Fantastical Steampunk Science Fiction Love Story
February 11 – 12, 2022 at Noblesville High School Auditorium, En Pointe Indiana Ballet brings to the stage a fantastical steampunk science fiction love story set in the romantic Victorian era featuring a synthesis of dance genres, peculiar characters and breathtaking artistic entertainment. Curiosity, the annual original performance of the Noblesville-based dance school, is inspired by Cirque du Soleil® and features the perfect blend of curious surprises and a fast-paced playful score.
“Due to the pandemic, it’s been two years since Curiosity has been performed on stage for an in-person audience,” said En Pointe Indiana Ballet Co-Artistic Director Robert Moore. “Last year, we pivoted to the historic Diana Theatre in Tipton with a very special cinematic version of Curiosity filmed and produced by Caleb Blair owner of Magnum Veritas Productions, LLC. This year, we’re thrilled to be back on stage and bringing one of our most beloved annual performances to Central Indiana just in time for Valentine’s weekend.”
Curiosity is a jazz-inspired piece set in the romantic Victorian era, where the Industrial Revolution was new and fantastical. The original piece is En Pointe’s own take on the fantasy world of steampunk science fiction and showcases all genres of dance including modern, swing, contemporary, jazz and tap. The 2022 performance features two fantastical acts, over 60 dancers and local aerialist, Taylor Moss.
“We can’t wait to entertain audiences this February,” said Moore. “Curiosity is always evolving from year to year with new elements, choreography, costuming and dramatic theatrical face and body paint by local artist Tabitha Wilbanks. It is an exhilarating theater experience for all audiences and ages – a date night, a friends outing, a family-fun excursion or even a solo night out treat.”
Curiosity premieres on Friday February 11, 2022 with a 7 p.m. A matinee performance will take place Saturday February 12, 2022 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at https://enpointe.yapsody.com
About En Pointe Indiana Ballet:
En Pointe Indiana Ballet is a Noblesville-based classical ballet school led by co-artistic directors Pollyana Ribeiro and Robert Moore. Located just minutes from Indianapolis, En Pointe offers high-quality training to students ages 3-22 and serves Noblesville, Fishers, Carmel, Westfield, Geist, Zionsville and the surrounding area dance students. Additionally, En Pointe is proud to have pre-professional dancers from the across the globe study with the studio and prominent guest instructors visit annually. Learn more at enpointeindiana.com/