Series Detail - ABT Family Series 105
Don Quixote — American Ballet Theatre
Friday, May 24, 2013
Based on Miguel de Cervantes’ sweeping tale of romance and chivalry, the knight-errant of la Mancha, Don Quixote, and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza, are positively heroic when it comes to aiding the spirited maiden Kitri and her charming amour. From the bravura dancing of the fiery toreador Espada to the colorful caravan of gypsies, the stage explodes with one show-stopping performance after another in this feast of choreographic fireworks.
Cast: Wilkins; Reyes, Cornejo
Le Corsaire — American Ballet Theatre
Friday, June 7, 2013
Discover a treasure trove of virtuoso dancing in a New Production of this swashbuckling comedy! Staged by Anna-Marie Holmes, this exotic fable of a dashing pirate's love for a beautiful harem girl journeys through a tapestry of captive maidens, rich sultans, suspenseful abductions and dramatic rescues —culminating in a shipwreck that's one of the most breathtaking spectacles in all of ballet. Boasting all-new sets and costumes with over 120 performers, Le Corsaire perfectly showcases explosive bravura dancing from ABT's star-studded roster of dancers.
Cast: Barker; Herrera, Gomes, Radetsky, Vasiliev, Abrera
The Sleeping Beauty — American Ballet Theatre
Friday, July 5, 2013
Incensed by being snubbed at the christening of Princess Aurora, the wicked fairy Carabosse casts a curse on the child, proclaiming that she will one day prick her finger and die. The Lilac Fairy intervenes, and when the fateful day arrives, the princess and the entire palace instead fall into a deep sleep. Over a century later, a prince is guided to the castle by the Lilac Fairy to awaken the sleeping princess with a kiss. A treasured fairytale, this perennial delight is often love at first sight.
Cast: LaMarche; Murphy, Whiteside