Celebrate the Power and Magic of Dance at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

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Following the total sell-out success of the opening show of the 2013-2014 season (America’s Got Talent Live) to the launch of its new program The Dancers’ Space, the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performance Arts is celebrating the power and magic of dance throughout the current season, including the following in December: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Starring The Rockettes Coming to the Kravis Center and West Palm Beach for the first time ever, this beloved family holiday tradition features dazzling scenery and special effects, glamorous Rockette costumes and a 50-foot LED screen that will enhance the show with breathtaking imagery, including the amazing “New York at Christmas” scene. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Starring The Rockettes is the perfect show for all ages. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall Tickets start at $25 December 14-15, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Ayikodans (P.E.A.K. – Provocative Entertainment at Kravis) Founded in 1987 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, by choreographer and dancer Jeanguy Saintus, Ayikodans blends Haitian folkloric and religious dance with contemporary technique and improvisation, along with varying African, indigenous Indian, and French influences. Since its inception, Ayikodans has pushed the limits of modern dance and has mastered a cross-cultural body language that inspired a renewed pride in the spiritual richness of Haitian identity. The name Ayikodans is derived from Ayiti, the Creole word for “Haiti”; and “Kontredanse,” a form of traditional dance inherited from Haiti’s colonial past. Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Playhouse Tickets start at $28 * Beyond the Stage: Join us for a free pre-performance discussion by Steven Caras on December 14 at 6:15 p.m. December 15, 2013 at 8 p.m. Hungarian State Folk Ensemble Direct from Budapest and regarded as one of the greatest folkloric dance companies in the world, this gifted Eastern European troupe performs in traditional costumes with musical accompaniment provided by both the Hungarian State Folk Orchestra and the renowned Gypsy Orchestra. Founded in 1951, the company has played to standing ovations in 44 countries across four continents, revitalizing the culture of the Hungarian people with a rich and colorful folk repertoire dating back hundreds of years. “Crackling with dancing that snaps like a whip,” said The New York Times. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall Tickets start at $20 Beyond the Stage: Join us for a free pre-performance discussion by Steven Caras at 6:45 p.m. and a free musical performance by Sea Wind Elementary School in the Dreyfoos Hall Lobby at 7:15 p.m.