Thursday, May 24, 2012
Florida Classical Ballet: Spring Unique Gala- May 26-27
Join Florida Classical Ballet (FCB), South Florida’s most promising emerging ballet company, for its debut Red Curtain Series performance, “Unique Spring Gala,” at the Olympia. International dance stars from prestigious companies including the San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, English National Ballet, and La La La Human Steps Company take the stage with FCB for a presentation of some of ballet’s most revered suites and selections.
Both ballet connoisseurs and neophytes alike will enjoy this enchanting evening, including works from the comedic Coppélia, Russian-original The Spectrum of the Rose, Danish-born August Bournonville’s legendary love story The Flower Festival in Genzano, a premiere by Montreal, Quebec–based dance troupe La La La Human Steps Company (featuring Grace-Anne Powers), and a mix of classical and character dancing in Flames of Paris. After a brief intermission, guests will be delighted by a suite from one of ballet’s most famous and celebrated works, Le Corsaire.
A Red Curtain Series event, sponsored in part by Friends of Gusman and the Knight Foundation.
Gusman Center for the Performing Arts - Olympia Theater
174 E. Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33131
Downtown Miami Area