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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Visits the New York Stock Exchange
Cast Members to Ring The Opening BellSM
For Release: 21 Dec 12
On Monday, December 24, dancers from Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in their most festive attire to spread Christmas cheer and celebrate their three week holiday engagement at the Joyce Theater. In honor of the occasion, twelve of the dancers will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is performing at the Joyce Theater through January 6, 2013.

About Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travestiLes Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is a company of professional male dancers performing the full range of the ballet and modern dance repertoire, including classical and original works in faithful renditions of the manners and conceits of those dance styles. The TROCKS, as they are affectionately known, have established themselves as a major dance phenomenon throughout the world. The company has appeared in over 30 countries and over 500 cities worldwide.

Monday, December 24, 2012
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m.            The Opening Bell rings

Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Elizabeth Connerat at 212.656.2090 or  

For more information on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo’s engagement at the Joyce Theater, please visit www.joyce.orgor call 212-242-0800. For Press inquiries please contact Billy Zavelson at 212-944-9444 or

Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420), European Press Agency (917.670.1323), and Insider Images. The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.

For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell.