The Atlantic City Ballet will celebrate its return to its namesake city next week with a ribbon cutting in front of its new home base at Boardwalk Hall.

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The ballet of 24 dancers has been based in Galloway Township since 1999 due to financial constraints. The dancers have been splitting practice time between Boardwalk Hall and Galloway for about five years.

Financing from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority now will allow the ballet to have permanent offices at the historic hall.

CRDA Executive Director John Palmieri and ballet founder and director Phyllis Papa will be present for a ribbon cutting at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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