At times light-hearted and delightful, and at other times dramatic and intense, Emily of Amherst follows Emily from her early years as young girl gathering plants and flowers through her years as a working poet, with excerpts from poetry and letters incorporated into each scene. An original musical score based on selections from the poet’s own music portfolio and stunning choreography and dancing combine to make this presentation one that is not to be missed.
Amherst Ballet is dedicated to dance education and professional training and is well known for performances of new and traditional repertoire its collaborations with other arts, educational and cultural organizations. For touring inquiries or more information please contact (413) 549-1555 or visit website at www.amherstballet.org.
The Emily Dickinson Museum: The Dickinson Homestead and The Evergreens is devoted to the story and legacy of poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) at her family homes, located at 280 Main Street in Amherst, Massachusetts. Tour hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., March through December. Extended hours 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., June-August. Visit www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org or call (413) 542-8161 for information.