Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will participate in the Young Dancers Festival taking place in Indonesia
Thursday, 06/01/2016 – 06/30/2016 12:00 am – 12:00 pm
Arts Ballet Theatre Of Florida
17014 collins Ave,
Sunny Island Beach, Florida 33160
After concluding another amazing ballet season and receiving the best scholarly critic reviews, Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will travel to Indonesia to be part of the 2016 International Young Dancers Festival.
This convention will set specifically in the cities of Jakarta and Surabaya from June 14th through June 22nd. The event is conducted on annual basis since 2004 when Denmark hosted first.
Ruby Romero-Issaev, company’s Executive Director, declares that since its inception, they have participated in this festival three times in Denmark, twice in Germany, three times in Poland and currently preparing to host the upcoming 2017 event taking place in Miami which also fuses with the company’s 20th Anniversary. The cultural exchange among countries is the main focus. In addition to a vast array of performances, dance conferences and workshops displaying directors varying manners and styles will be offered. Dancers involved will get to experience different tendencies through a multi-collaborated choreography resulting in a single piece of international magnificence.
Traveling to participate in this festival in Indonesia is a great opportunity for Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida thanks to the support of the Miami Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and private funds. The American delegation is represented by our principal dancer Mary Carmen Catoya with Lillian Hill, Hinano Eto, Renee Roberts and Kayci Rodríguez. They will showcase Don Quixote Grand Pas, music by Minkus and choreography by Petipa and the variations for The Four Seasons, choreographed by Vladimir Issaev and music by Verdi. Guest artist Jun Tanabe former principal dancer for Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida and currently with Nevada Ballet in Las Vegas, will round up this production.
Director Marlupi Sijangga, a dance eminence in the history of Indonesia will graciously host and welcome Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev and his group of excellent dancers. Ms. Sijangga directs 30 dance schools in that country. As a Director of Marlupi Dance, she is also hosting represented companies such as Ballet Fouette from Polonia, Doris Topete Ballet from Guadalajara in Mexico, ESBN from Lima – Perú and Ballet Pirouette from Germany among others.
The festival includes high rank local officials of culture and the Consulate General of The United States in Surabaya, emphasizing the importance of cultural exchanges.
For additional information about Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida please visit our web site www.artsballettheatre.org or call at (305) 948 4777