Carmen. Mar 28th and 29th, 2009. 8:00 and 5:00 p.m. The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami with Artistic Directors Pedro Pablo Peña and Magaly Suárez, present Carmen. The Premiere of Carmen by renowned Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso was originally created for the great Prima Ballerina Absoluta Maya Plisetskaya formerly of the Bolshoi Ballet Moscow.
Preceding the performance will be a showing of the film Dance of My Heart portraying Alonso’s life. The ballet will be set by Alonso’s widow, Sonia Calero and danced by famous Cuban Principal Dancers Lorena Feijoo, Hayna Gutierrez, Taras Domitro and Miguel Angel Blanco.
"It is my aspiration to nurture, strengthen and raise the classical ballet standards in our community” says Pedro Pablo Peña, Director of the Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami. The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami was founded in January 2006 with the main objective of showcasing recently exiled principal Cuban dancers as well as those already residing in Miami, performing ballets of the classical repertoire.
Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami @ Gusman Center for the Performing Arts
74 Flagler St.
Miami, Fl 33131