Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida Finale Shows of 20th Season
Celebrates Legendary Choreographer, Marius Petipa — A 200th Year Tribute
April 2018 — Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes a spectacular 20th Season with two enchanting shows in celebration of Ballet’s acclaimed master, Marius Petipa — with excerpts of his great challenging pas de deux that include: Black Swan, La Bayadere, Talisman, Flames of Paris, Don Quixote and of the Divertissements of Le Corsaire. The “Father of Classical Ballet,” Petipa’s dances demand the highest technical standard and are innovations of ballet.
Show patrons may capture these enthralling shows on Saturday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center and Sunday, April 29 at 5:00 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater.
The sensational performances are staged and visualized by Artistic Director and Maestro of Art Ballet Theatre of Florida, Vladimir Issaev. Theatre soloists are deemed some of the best in the country. Technically impressive, internationally known, winners of numerous awards from important professional ballet competitions, and culturally diverse.
As a highlight, principal dancer and prima ballerina Mary Carmen Catoya will perform the Pas de Deux Don Quixote, next to Kevin Zong. This Pas de Deux is her trademark and a favorite of all here followers.
Tickets are $35.00 per show, available for purchase at theatre box offices: Aventura Arts & Cultural Center or Broward Center for the Performing Arts. For additional information call (305) 948 4777 or visit http://www.artsballettheatre.org.
Program IV- Tribute to Marius Petipa II – La Bayadere, Talisman, Swan Lake, Don Quixote and Divertissements of Le Corsaire.
When: Saturday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. curtain rises
Venue: Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura, FL 33180
When: Sunday, April 29, 5:00 p.m. curtain rises
Venue: Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW 5th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
About Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida
Founded in 1997 by Vladimir Issaev, its mission is to create professional productions for the community’s enjoyment and to offer the opportunity to receive professional and pre-professional education to children and young adults in the community. Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida receives the support of the Department of Cultural Affairs of Miami-Dade County, The Division of Culture of Broward County and The Division of Cultural Affairs of State of Florida, Funding Art Broward, Citizens Interested in Arts, Target, Publix, The Marlins Foundation and The Children’s Trust.
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