Marcia Haydée and Julio Bocca meet the press in Montevideo where Marcia is visiting to set her ballet, Carmen, on the Ballet Nacional Sodre. Cranko's original Tatiana is 79 years young and still directs Ballet de Santiago.
Our very own Maria Riccetto will star in the title role at the company premiere on August 11th opposite Sergio Muzzio's Don José. Here they are in rehearsal:
Why on earth can't ABT get the fall principal casting online? Are they still unsure who will be dancing Prodigal Son and The Siren, or are they afraid that their practice of pairing the good with the detested will somehow further stall the already stopped ticket sales?
Edited to add: Now we know why Herman Cornejo won't be performing in ABT's fall season. He and Alessandra Ferri are set to perform MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet in Seoul, Korea with the Universal Ballet October 23-26.
Sarasota Ballet at the Joyce Theater in its all-Ashton program opens on Monday. Tickets here.