Brazilian Dance Company Grupo Corpo at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
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Though it may be a 'tale as old as time,' Inland Pacific Ballet has found a way to make Beauty and the Beast terrifically new in its dazzling original adaptation of the fabled story. When her father is abducted after picking a rose from the garden of the mysterious Beast, Beauty offers herself in exchange for her parent's safety. Thus begins a journey of love and transformation for both herself and the Beast. Featuring a score of classical masters including Dvorak, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn, Beauty and the Beast also features spectacular sets, stunning costumes and amazing theatrical effects. The addition of sublime choreography makes this ballet a feast for the senses, one to be savored long after the lights come up. Learn More
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Featured review from Cynthia A.Red Velvet
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All of the dancers' technical abilities were outstanding. Movements did seem redundant. Wish that the choreographer and director had presented different music and different styles of dance to showcase these talented performers. Seating was less than I had hoped for: way off center close to the exist doors limited our ability to see the dancers during parts of the performance. Gold Star had done better in the past with orchestra tickets.
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Excellent dancers! I Actually liked the choreography and the music even though there was a lot of repetition. Some of the lighting, especially in the first piece, while atmospheric, was a little too dark. Finely trained, beautiful dancers!
Quotes & Highlights
“Spectacular dancing.” —New York Times
DanceTalks take place one hour prior to curtain for every performance and offer behind-the-scenes insight designed to enhance the audience experience.
If you can’t get to the theatre in time to attend the pre-performance lecture, you can listen to Dance Talks from your phone. Patrons can access all talks with the phone number: 219-509-8111 and the access code: 7293672#
Watch a video of Grupo Corpo performing Ímã.
Paulo Pederneiras, Artistic Director
- Ímã – West Coast Premiere – Choreography: Rodrigo Pederneiras
- Parabelo – Choreography: Rodrigo Pederneiras
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