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Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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EileenPolaHolt
The weather was lovely. I wore a skirt and blouse .
2014 Jazz Tribute Awards Concert dress Oct 13 2014 star this tip starred
Roxanne
This area of Glendale can get crowded so arrive a little early to find parking behind the theatre or on the next block.
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Yana Bern
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5 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 18 2007

Never again! Noche de Sabor claims to be a "fusion" of salsa, tango and ballet. It is definitely not! 80 % of the show time is taken by ballet, with 20% of everything else (which is 1 salsa,1 flamenco and 2 tango dances). I am a big fan of salsa...continued

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attended Aug 18 2007

The show was great! The dancers,wonderful job.

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Description

Noche de Sabor (“Night of Flavor”) will feature an evening of Ballet, Flamenco, Tango and Salsa offering an evening of exotic fusion of classical dance and ballet fired up in the music of Ludwig Minkus, Manuel de Falla, Astor Piazolla and more!  The program will include excerpts from the ballet Don Quixote, Tangos and Castilla (Flamenco).

The cast of dancers will include:  Tatiana A’Vermond, Lukash Abrahamyan, Yoko Ambe, Genaro Diaz Caamal, Albertossy Espinoza, Maria del Rocio Franco Salto, Robson Tadeu Freire, Kristine Gregorian, Felicia Guzman, Jeff Klein, Eleanor Knabe, Philippe Leibzig, Aimee Lopez, Nicole Mathis, April Mcleod, Holly Mistine, Gabrielle Palmatier, Oscar Reyna, Arsen Serobian, Yesenia Serratos, Atsuhisa Shinomiya, Andee Speakman, Jessica Taylor and Steven Woodruff.

Guest Artists will include world renowned Tango dancer, Sergei Tumas, performing “Suga y Mysterio” and dancer Edgar Nikolian of Vienna State Opera performing “Quere.”  In addition, Guest Artist dancers from Ballet Santa Barbara, Carrie Diamond, Director, will perform “Suenos Castillaños.”

About the Ticket Supplier: Media City Ballet

Now in its fourth season under the guidance of Artistic Director Natasha Middleton-Kettebekov, The Media City Ballet Company (MCB) is dedicated to providing Burbank and the surrounding communities with quality live ballet productions, utilizing the inspired and creative talents of the local community, as well as professionals from around the world. MCB is the only ballet company in Los Angeles presenting performances in the tradition and philosophy of the legendary Ballet Russe de Serge Diaghilev. Natasha Middleton-Kettebekov’s grandmother, Elena Wortova, was a Soloist in the original Balle Russe, which included other legendary dancers like Anna Pavlova, George Balanchine, Alexandra Danilova and Vaslav Nijinsky. Middleton-Kettebekov’s father, Andrei Tremaine, was a principal dancer with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and soloist with the Ballet Nacional de Mexico, the Colon Opera Ballet of Buenos Aires and the Paris Opera Ballet. Natasha Middleton-Kettebekov, a “Ballet Russe Baby,” was a Prima Ballerina for her father’s ballet company, Pacific Ballet Theatre, as well as a member of the Joffrey II Ballet Company in New York City, before taking on the responsibilities of Artistic Director for Media City Ballet. MCB also has a school called the Media Dance Centre, which provides training and instruction in not only ballet, but also in jazz, tap, Flamenco, Hip-Hop, Folk, Swing and Salsa. In addition, the ballet company’s Outreach Division works with schools and local service groups to entertain and instruct the community on the art of ballet and dance. The new Junior Company is designed to train young dancers, and prepare them for the organization’s professional company.