Kings of the Dance 2011: The World's Top Male Ballet Artists Perform
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The last date listed for Kings of the Dance 2011 was Sunday October 23, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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Once began as a music-fueled indie film that won hearts in 2006, taking home the Best Original Song Oscar for its haunting love ballad "Falling Slowly." Now, Once has taken the Broadway stage by storm, earning eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The romantic tale follows a downtrodden Dublin street musician and a delightfully quirky Czech woman who meet in the least likely of places -- a vacuum cleaner repair shop. Their complicated lives make the path to love a rocky one, and they channel their feelings into the music they produce together -- him on guitar, her on piano, two voices harmonizing and setting them free, for a time, from the harsh realities of their lives. Learn More
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It was breathtaking! Absolutely fabulous performers. Very interesting choreography -- some without music - which served to emphasize the movement. The only criticism is if you sit off to the sides, you can miss some of the performance done in...continued
The men will dance several American premieres created especially for them by Mauro Bigonzetti, Nacho
Duato, Marco Goecke, Edward Clug, Patrick De Bana, Jorma Elo and Marcelo Gomes.
The evening’s program includes KO’d, which is a special collaboration by three of the dancers. The piece
is choreographed by Gomes, set to music by Côté with costumes by Hallberg, Jazzy Five by Bigonzetti
will feature costumes by famed designer Igor Chapurin, and be performed by Hallberg, Gomes, Côté,
Vasiliev and Matvienko. Duato’s work is titled Kaburias and will be danced by Hallberg. Goecke
choreographed Tue, in which Côté is featured. Matvienko will perform Clug’s piece, Guilty, set to music by
Chopin. De Bana’s work, Labyrinth of Solitude is a solo for Vasiliev and Elo’s Still of King will star Gomes.
Gomes will conduct free preview talks before all performances of Kings of the Dance 2011. The preview
talks will give audiences a rare opportunity to hear from one of the dance world’s biggest stars about how
he created a new piece for the production and also to ask questions. Preview talks will be held one hour
prior to each performance. They are free to all ticket holders of Kings of the Dance 2011.