CIDE Presents Birthday Variations at Mixed Repon 4 February 2015

Central Indiana Dance Ensemble to present Gerald Arpino’s Birthday Variations at Mixed Rep Production

CARMEL, IN – FEBRUARY 3, 2015 – The Central Indiana Dance Ensemble (CIDE), a pre-professional ballet company based in Carmel, Indiana, is pleased to announce that it will present Birthday Variations, choreographed by Gerald Arpino, at its Mixed Rep production on March 1 at the Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. CIDE was selected by the Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey Foundation to have Arpino’s Birthday Variations staged last August. Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey are the founders of the Joffrey Ballet.

Suzann DeLay, CIDE’s Artistic Director says, “This is the first time an Indianapolis area company has been asked by the Gerald Arpino and Robert Joffrey Foundation to stage a performance. We are very honored and excited to present Birthday Variations, and it is quite appropriate as it is our 15th anniversary season.”

In addition to Birthday Variations, CIDE will perform a mixed repertoire of pieces from modern to classic at Mixed Rep. To purchase tickets visit or call 317.844.7453.

Back to Press Releases