San Diego Ballet to Present PRELUDES & POETRY, CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, 10/25-26
The San Diego Ballet (SDB) presents PRELUDES & POETRY & CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS, both by SDB's artistic director Javier Velasco. PRELUDES & POETRY will open on Friday, October 25th & 26th and CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS will perform on October 27th at the Lyceum Theatre in Horton Plaza, downtown San Diego.
PRELUDES AND POETRY
Directed and Choreographed by Javier Velasco
October 25-26, 2013
Artistic Director Javier Velasco will guide audience members through the SDB aesthetic and experience. This intimate presentation will feature highlights from the San Diego Ballet repertoire and Mr. Velasco's choreography including...
Javier Velasco has been hailed by the San Diego Union-Tribune as "San Diego's answer to Jerome Robbins" and was listed among people to watch in the art and theater scene by San Diego Magazine. He has supplied dances for productions at the La Jolla Playhouse, Old Globe and has a long-standing relationship with the San Diego Repertory Theatre, where he has directed and choreographed productions of A Christmas Carol, Cabaret, and Suds, and many others. He currently serves as artistic director of the San Diego Ballet having created over 80 original pieces for the company since it's inception. His ballet set to the poems of Kenneth Fearing, Love: 20 Cents the First Quarter-Mile, was given the award for Best Choreography by the San Diego Dance Alliance, the third time he has been honored by the organization.
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