The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami La Fille Mal Gardee Premiere Performance 5/14-15/11

The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami’s “La Fille Mal Gardee” Premiere Performance
Saturday, May 14, 2011. 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 15, 2011. 5:00 p.m.
The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater.
1700 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach FL, 33139

Tickets by phone: 1.800.745.3000
Theater box office: 305.673.7300

The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami, Artistic Director Pedro Pablo Peña and American Airlines will present the premiere of the full length ballet La Fille Mal Gardee starring Cuban Principal Dancers Lorena Feijoo and Rolando Sarabia / Fernanda Oliveira and Arionel Vargas from the English National Ballet (dancing in Miami for the first time), with fabulous sets and costumes from the Russian Grand Kirov performance and also “Paquita Suite.”

La Fille Mal Gardee is a full length French ballet in two acts with choreography and libretto by Dauberval. It is one of the most perfectly constructed ballets of the 20th century, with its seamless mix of humor and tenderness, classical dance, and mime. There will be a short lecture about the history of classical ballet before the performance. A Question and Answer session will follow the performance for students to interact with professional dancers and learn to appreciate this form of art motivating them to attend ballet performances in the future.

Founded in January 2006, The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami�s main objective of showcasing recently exiled Cuban principal dancers as well as those already residing in Miami. Its mission is to promote and preserve the spectacular tradition of the world renowned school of Cuban classical ballet; to develop future career classical dancers; and to ensure that the organization achieves an international reputation as one of the preeminent ballet companies in America. The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami represents the true essence of the classical ballet, and wishes to be recognized nationally and internationally for its high technical standards, artistic integrity and unwavering commitment to present the very best in classical ballet.

The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami has developed a relationship with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and Knight Foundation to participate in their educational initiative giving students a cultural field experience. More than 2,000 children from grade 7 will experience La Fille Mal Gardee full-length ballet dress rehearsal on May 13, 2011 at the theater.
The Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami

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