Russian ballerina to perform at Art of Peace event in Bergfeld Park on Thursday

Published on Monday, 18 September 2017 19:08 - Written by

 

 

Romana Dumanska, a ballerina with the Russian Ballet, will perform in Tyler on Thursday as part of the Art of Peace festival .

Ms. Dumanska will dance a piece titled “Dove of Peace” at noon in the amphitheater in Bergfeld Park, according to a joint statement from representatives of the ballet and festival. The performance is free.

Thursday is International Day of Peace.

Ms. Dumanska is on her first tour of North America with the ballet, the statement said. She has won international dance competitions.

She performs the dance as part of the ballet’s production of “The Great Russian Nutcracker.” In this version of the story, the Dove of Peace character replaces the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Art of Peace festival events continue through Sunday. A list of events is posted at tylerpeace.com.

- Danny Mogle