Ballet Tucson - 2018 Opening Night Gala
For the Opening Night Gala/Season Opener, Founding Artistic Director Mary Beth Cabana has selected an exciting triple bill of works:
Spirit Garden - Ballet Tucson's unique commemoration of the tradition of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with choreography and concept by Chieko Imada and Mary Beth Cabana. Renowned artist Lawrence W. Lee, the music of Tucson's own internationally celebrated troubadours Calexico, and the company's artistic team collaborate on this highly acclaimed original work.
Boler-O - Pulsing, energetic rendition of Maurice Ravel's iconic masterpiece with visually compelling images and fresh choreography by Daniel Precup.
I'll See You in My Dreams (premiere) - A tribute in dance to the Great American Songbook featuring famous tunes from the 20's & 30's performed with live music by The Great Banjo Summit to new choreography by former Ballet Tucson resident choreographer Mark Schneider.
Opening Night Gala includes:
Performance by guest artists Jahna Frantziskonis and Max Cauthorn (Soloists with San Francisco Ballet)
Pre-performance buffet reception
Live musical entertainment
Post-performance dessert reception with company and guest artists
Pima Community College - Center for the Arts (View)
2202 W. Anklam Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85709
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