Delta Festival Ballet performs at Jefferson Performing Arts Center grand opening _lowres

Photo provided by Delta Festival Ballet--Front row, from left, are Candice Holly and Macy Dunne; and second row, Robert Montgomery, Mackenzie Dessens, Jessica Touchet and Grace Hart.

The Jefferson Performing Arts Society Symphony Orchestra accompanied a Delta Festival Ballet performance of “Grand Tarantella” by Louis Moreau Gottschalk during the grand opening of the Jefferson Performing Arts Center on June 20.

Delta Ballet master Richard Rholdon choreographed the performance by company dancers Mackenzie Dessens, Macy Dunne, Grace Hart, Candice Holly, Robert Montgomery and Jessica Touchet.

Maria Giacobbe and Joseph Giacobbe founded the Delta Festival Ballet in 1969.