Angelina Arts Alliance News Release – December 12, 2012

Contact: Tracy Pinkerton, Managing Director – 936-633-5234

Dec. 17th Tickets on Sale for MOULIN ROUGE ® – THE BALLET

Royal Winnipeg Ballet Kicks-Off 2013 at the Temple Theater

LUFKIN, TX. The glamour, passion, and reckless excesses of Paris in the 1890s culminated inside an infamous nightclub in the city’s red-light district, known as the Moulin Rouge. Now, MOULIN ROUGE ® – THE BALLET comes to the Temple Theater Tuesday January 22, at 7:30 p.m. Box Office Manager, Kristie Bailey suggests “Folks that go online or come to the box office as soon as tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. December 17th will definitely have the best selection of available seats.” Angelina Arts Alliance presents this high-kicking, breathtaking ballet – with tickets ranging from $40-$50 (Premium/$60). MOULIN ROUGE® – THE BALLET is sponsored by Whataburger and The Heart Institute of East Texas. Season Sponsors are Memorial Health System of East Texas and Brookshire Brothers Food & Pharmacy.

           Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, one of the oldest ballet companies in North America, and the first in the British Commonwealth to be granted a royal charter, is known for its fine balance between the classic traditions of Europe and the boldness of contemporary ballet. The company of 27 virtuosic dancers, well-known around the globe for their technical excellence and stylistic versatility – twirl, leap and sparkle under the iconic Eiffel Tower. The high-kicking can-can girls – stunningly costumed, dancing to the rousing French soundtrack – bring this dazzling MOULIN ROUGE ® – THE BALLET to life.

To purchase tickets online go to, call the box office at (936) 633-5454, or visit the Temple Theater box office in person on the Angelina College campus in Lufkin. Please note that the box office will be closed December 24 – January 1 for the holidays. Visit the Angelina Arts Alliance website for information about the entire 2012-13 season.  Follow Angelina Arts Alliance on Facebook for late-breaking news and ticket giveaways.

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Moulin Rouge, the ballet

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