Ballet 5:8 In Dayton With A Story Of Defiant Hope In The Holocaust

Ballet 5:8 In Dayton With A Story Of Defiant Hope In The Holocaust

Ballet 5:8 returns to Dayton with a program of one-act works featuring Butterfly. Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager’s newest work recreates the gripping scenes of the WWII Terezin ghetto, where residents created masterful works of art in defiance of their oppressors. The performance will also feature Slager’s Meditations, inspired by C.S. Lewis’ essay Meditations in a Toolshed, and Slager’s playful Brothers & Sisters exploring the beauty and contrast of men and women.

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Ballet 5:8 Brings Re-Imagined C. S. Lewis to Dayton

Ballet 5:8 Brings Re-Imagined C. S. Lewis to Dayton

Now in its 7th performance season, Ballet 5:8 debuts in Western Ohio this October with The Space in Between. What if heaven is nearer than we think? What if we carry inside of us the darkness of hell? Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager’s newest work draws inspiration from The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis, using Ballet 5:8’s signature blend of innovative storytelling and breathtaking dance to explore the nature of eternity and the joy found on its shores.

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