One of the nation’s most innovative and athletic dance troupes, Ballet Hispanico brings its trademark creativity and flair back to Houston.
A storied Latino dance organization that constantly seeks new creative challenges, the Ballet has enraptured more than three million people on three continents with its rich repertory of more than 100 works. The New York Times has lauded its “invention, humor and spontaneity.”
For its return to Jones Hall, the company will perform its first full-length narrative work – Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s CARMEN.maquia. Riveting from start to finish, this work boldly reimagines Bizet’s iconic opera about a passionate gypsy. Stunning sets and minimalist, flesh-exposing black-and-white costumes, complements the work’s sensually charged choreography. Contemporary dance fuses with traditional Spanish paso doble and flamenco during this showcase performance.
Parental discretion is advised.
Gustavo Ramírez Sansano’s CARMEN.maquia
- Dates: Saturday, October 24, 2015
- Time: 8pm
- Location: Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, 615 Louisiana Street Houston, TX 77002
- Admission: $33 to $103. Tickets priced in the $33 to $78 range are available discounted to $16.50 to $39 for a limited time.
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