From Thursday, 21 February to Saturday, 23 February 2019, the Monaco dance company, “Les Ballets de Monte Carlo”, will perform in Santo Domingo. The event is sponsored by the Principality of Monaco and is a benefit for the Quiéreme como soy” and “Nido para Ángeles” foundations that help children with special needs.
Sonia Villanueva de Brouwer, honorary consul of the Principality of Monaco, announced that Les Ballets de Monte Carlo will present “LAC”, based on the Swan Lake, with music by PI Tchaikovsky.
New choreography for the classic ballet performance is by the dancer and choreographer, Jean-Christophe Maillot, who along with the writer Jean Rouaud, winner of the Prix Goncourt in 1990.
Jean-Christophe Maillot has created more than thirty works for “Les Ballets de Monte Carlo”, since he began his work as director and choreographer of the company in 1993. Among these works are several that enter the repertoire of large international companies such as ” Vers A Pays Sage “(1995); “Roméo et Juliette” (1996); “Cendrillon” (1999); “La Belle” (2001); “Le Songe” (2005); “Altro Canto” (2006); “Faust” (2007); and “LAC” (2011).
Monika Despradel, co-producer of this event and president of the Nido de Angeles Foundation, explains in the press release for the event: “We will see the transformation of a great classic to a more contemporary innovative work, the combination of these talented artists and performers together with the skill and sensitivity of Jean-Christophe Maillot promises an exciting reinterpretation of this important work and a great dance show. “
This show features a cast of about 50 dancers, the set design by Ernest Pignon-Ernest and the design of Philippe Guillotel’s costumes.
Tickets are for purchase calling the Fudnación Sinfonía at 809 532-6600 and 535-8690 / 91. Also, they are on sale at the National Theater Eduardo Brito box office, the Club de Lectores Listín Diario and the Fundación Nido de Angeles.
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10 January 2019