Western Oklahoma Ballet Theatre dancers, from left, Renee J. Paxton of Mangum, Abigail Burgard and Kate Dowdell of Clinton, Madison Stephens and Maria Stein of Weatherford, and Audrey Firth of Elk City are shown in costume for “Tango For 6,” a new work choreographed by Western Oklahoma Ballet Academy students Emma Dowdell and Blair Hunter as part of WOBT’s Spring Gala program.

Choreography a big part of Spring Gala

   Western Oklahoma Ballet Theatre, the area’s nonprofit, pre-professional ballet company, is currently preparing its annual Spring Gala production, featuring the one-act ballet “The Toy Shoppe” for performances Saturday through Monday, April 12-14, at the Fine Arts Center on the campus of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, artistic director Penny Askew said.

   Public performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13.

   Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. On Monday, April 14, the company will be presenting a Children’s Concert of “The Toy Shoppe” for students from Clinton’s Nance

   Elementary, Weatherford’s Burcham Elementary and Sentinel Elementary School.

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