FBA’s Spring offering is headlined by a new epic ballet by David Chavez, dance icon in Albuquerque during the 1980’s and early 90’s, known for his masterpiece ballets such as Sleepy Hollow, Carmina Burana, Jungle Book to name a few, has created his most epic ballet in over 20 years.
His new work, The Humiliation of Venus: A Mystical Journey is a multi-media one-act ballet based on mythological characters, complete with Venus/Aphrodite , Are/ Mars, Adonis, Pan with over 40 dancers with special stage combat guest artists Angelo and A.J. Collado. Dominic Guerra has choreographed Las Soldaderas depicting the women who fought in the Mexican Revolution. Other choreographies include neoclassical works by Dr. Mel Tomlinson to music of Ravel, Alex Ossadnik to music of Satie. DANCE VISIONS promises to be an exciting performance of incredible full screen video by Chavez with exciting dance scenes, historical dance perspectives by Guerra, and entertaining, fun-loving, quirky tour de force ballets by Tomlinson and Ossadnik.
National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St SW, 87102 March 18th, 2017 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm with Special VIP seating