Ballet Hispanico Brings Cuban-Inspired Dance to Wolf Trap
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American Ballet Theatre, regarded as one of the world's finest dance companies, brings an evening of mixed repertory to the Kennedy Center. Michel Fokine's Les Sylphides is a romantic reverie with music by Chopin orchestrated by Britten. Tchaikovsky powers the D.C. premiere of ABT principal dancer Marcelo Gomes' Aftereffect. Based on A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sir Frederick Ashton's The Dream marks 450 years since Shakespeare's birth. For over 70 years, American Ballet Theatre has wowed audiences everywhere with their passion, innovation and athleticism. The New York Times called them "American ballet at its peak," and it's easy to see why. Learn More
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Quotes & Highlights
- "The Latin-flavored, New York-based contemporary ballet troupe Ballet Hispanico is dancing better than ever ... This is to the credit of artistic director Eduardo Vilaro." —<em>Backstage </em>
- “[In <em>Asuka</em>,] soloist Jessica Alejandra Wyatt moved seamlessly with a bright and open presence that constantly draws the eye ... Lighting, choreography, and bright, corky costuming all seem to drive the dancers upwards in performance." —<em>Dance Pulp</em>
- "<em>Club Havana</em> is a silky, sexy joy." —<em>The New York Times </em>
- Check out Ballet Hispanico's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DWzp8nUtJ-k">2011-2012 season trailer</a> on YouTube.