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The weather was warm, cooling after the show. I wore suit and tie, my date worn a jumpsuit with a fur jacket. the audience was a mixture of dress. From Suits and ties to blue jeans and the women from formal to jeans. .
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go early to get parking, there is street parking and two lots nearby. we were lucky as the ticket machine was broken so we parked on the street 1 block away for free! if willing to walk, there is free parking on side streets further away.
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Website

http://www.balletsanjose.org/Toreador.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“_The Toreador _is as family oriented as The Nutcracker. It has dancing aplenty and enough distractions to keep children entertained. More important, it is a company piece, using [both] children and adults…” —Ballet News
“A sparkling, lighthearted production.” —New York Times
“Buoyant entertainment…a delightful showcase.” —San Jose Mercury News

Description

Ballet San Jose presents The Toreador, a ballet in two acts by the legendary August Bournonville with new and re-adapted choreography by Flemming Flindt. Ballet San Jose is the only ballet company in the world which has this ballet in its repertory and will present it with full orchestra. All the costumes and scenery were constructed by Denmark’s Royal Opera House. The story revolves around the beautiful daughter of a Spanish innkeeper and her love for a brave and handsome toreador, whom she cannot bear to see in danger.