In the past Limassol has hosted performances by the Bolshoi, Kirov, Eifman, and the Batsheva Ballet companies, and this week the stage will be given to the Ballet National de Marseille
After a performing career with Hamburg Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Ballet National de Marseille
Roland Petit, Twyla Tharp Dance, and The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, he has become a sought-after guest teacher.
Shoving Hadid's crinkled structures into new configurations, the dancers of Ballet National de Marseille
reshaped the stage--their utopian city--creating mounds, bridges, obstacles, inlets, traps, and springboards for transcendence.
At 19, he joined Le Jeune Ballet de France, then the Hamburg Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Ballet National de Marseille
Roland Petit, and the Paris production of the musical Cats.
The work is a showcase for his current muses--Yuan Yuan Tan, who trained in Shanghai and Stuttgart, and Lacarra, a graduate of Spain's Ballet Victor Ullate and Roland Petit's Ballet National de Marseille
SFB is bringing three of its other recent Bay Area premieres, however; Robbins's The Cage, which is scheduled to feature the debut of the company's stunning new principal, Lucia Lacarra, formerly of Roland Petit's Ballet National de Marseille
, and Harald Lander's demonstration of the danse d'ecole, Etudes.
MARSEILLES, France -- It was a melancholy day in Marseilles on December 2, 1997, when Roland Petit, the artistic director of the Ballet National de Marseille
and the accompanying school, made public his decision to step down.
Ballet National de Marseille
has Roland Petit's Ma Pavlova (May 15-16); Bejart Ballet Lausanne brings L'art du Pas de Deux and The Firebird (May 17-18); Kirov Ballet makes its Royal Theatre debut, presenting Le Corsaire (May 21-22) and La Bayadere (May 23-24); and Royal Ballet offers Kenneth MacMillan's Manon (May 27-28) and Frederick Ashton's The Dream, Rhapsody, and A Month in the Country (May 29-30).
Although during the current season no foreign visitors are scheduled, in recent years quite a few international companies - including Australian Ballet, Ballet National de Marseille
, Royal Danish Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, and Stuttgart Ballet - have all visited Washington on trips that bypassed New York.
She announced during the season that she was about to leave the company to dance with Roland Petit's Ballet National de Marseille
That year Kain also established a professional relationship with Petit and his Ballet National de Marseille
Other stars will represent Ballet Flamenco Antonio Canales, Ballet National de Marseille
, Bolshoi Ballet, Boston Ballet, Donetsk Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Het Nationale Ballet, Kirov Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, National Ballet of Hungary, Paris Opera Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and San Francisco Ballet, as well as independents Fernando Bujones and Margie Gillis.