Citing a concern for the safety the company’s professional dancers because of expected extreme hot weather today and Thursday, Ballet Arkansas to cancel today’s and Thursday’s performances of “Ballet Arkansas Presents Live @ The Plaza: Culture in Community" in Argenta Plaza, 510 Main St. in North Little Rock.
Performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday will take place as planned, according to a Ballet Arkansas email blast to patrons.
The program of classical and contemporary dance pieces includes Gerald Arpino's “Reflections” and “Paquita,” as well as works that make use of the plaza's stage, water features and open spaces. It kicks off the ballet company's 45th anniversary season. Admission is free.
Inclement weather in April forced the postponement of the program until this week.